Great Bay (at Scotts Landing)

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Scotts Landing Road
08205 Smithville , NJ 39° 29' 35.0952" N, 74° 25' 30.0432" W
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The waypoint below is the entrance at Great Bay to Landing Creek. Landing Creek connects LSNJ040 with Great Bay. From the bay, Landing Creek's small entrance is difficult to pick out in the vast saltmarsh. This opening is a one-mile paddle from LSN040 and is Northeast of the launchsite. It is the only way to paddle between open water and LSNJ040.
Entrance to Landing Creek GPS Coordinates: L 39o 30.137' N Lo 74o 24.465' W [39.50228o N 74.40775o W]

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Driving Directions: 
  • From North

    • Garden State Parkway South to Exit 48.
    • Follow Route 9 South approx 3.5 miles to Moss Mill Rroad (CR 561).
    • Left on Moss Mill Road and continue 1.5 miles to Scott's Landing Road.
    • Right on Scott's Landing road and follow to end.
  • From South
    • Garden State Parkway North to Exit 50.
    • Make U-Turn; Return to GSP Southbound Exit 48 and follow directions above.
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