Navesink River (at Fair Haven road)

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LSNJ126
1 Fair Haven Road
07704 Fair Haven , NJ 40° 22' 1.5096" N, 74° 2' 17.2248" W
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Paddle East to Swimming River Launch site and back is 9 statue miles.

Barnacle Bills recommended for after paddle refreshments. Peanut shells on the floor, ok for wet clothes. (good grub) Foot of First Street Rumson, NJ 07760 - 732-747-8396

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Residential area with million dollar homes. Don't recommend to large groups due to neighborhood type area.

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Driving Directions: 
  • From North

    • Garden State Parkway South to exit 109 (Route 520 - Red Bank).
    • Left on 520 East.
    • Get *immediately* to the right lane.
    • Take the immediate right after the overpass into the jughandle.
    • Follow the jughandle to the left and the traffic light.
    • Go straight through the light, this is now Half Mile Road.
    • Follow directions below from step 4 **
  • From South
    • Garden State Parkway North to exit 109 (Route 520 - Red Bank).
    • Come off the exit and bear to the left to the traffic light.
    • Go straight through the light, this is now Half Mile Road.
    • ** Follow Half Mile Road to the end at traffic light for a half mile.
    • Right on West Front Street for 1.8 miles to center of Red Bank and continue for another 1.8 miles (Front Street's name changes to West River Road).
    • At traffic light in center of Fair Haven (Hardware store is on right), turn left onto Fair Haven Road.
    • Go north for 1/4 mile to river.
    • Boats and gear can be unloaded here but move car back up the street or park on a side street.
    • Launch from the right side of the public dock.
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Parking on side streets close by.
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No Facilities