2019 Beach Guide

Beach Tags, Dog Beaches, Movies, Bonfires on the Beach/General Information

New Jersey State Law now prohibits smoking on all beaches. 

Sandy Hook 2019

$15.00  Per Day

$30.00  Per Day for Oversized Vehicles

$75.00 Seasonal

$150.00 Seasonal Oversized Vehicles

For Other Attractions Call   732-872-5970

Sandy Hook (Gateway National Recreation Area)

There is no entrance fee to Sandy Hook, there is a $15.00 per car parking fee, Season parking pass: $75.

4th Grade pass holders receive free parking as well as military pass holders and families.

For more information about the Sandy Hook beaches, call (732) 872-5970 or visit the Gateway National Recreation Area website.





Middletown Township Beach

Available In Early 2019

2018 Beach Tags Call For More Information 732-615-2260




Sea Bright Beach/2019


Daily Badge

$8.00 All Week Mon-Sun


Seasonal Badges

$100.00 Starting April 1, 2019

Mobile Beach Tags Available at Viply

Beach Office  1099 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ 07760





Monmouth Beach 2019


2019 Beach Badges
Call For More Information


Thompson Park  Headquarters 
805 Newman Springs Road,
Lincroft, NJ 07738

732-842-4000 ext. 4312


Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion
29 Ocean Avenue
Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750

Pavilion Phone Number:

Memorial Day through Labor Day






Long Branch Beach 2019


2019 Seasonal Badges Sold Only at the Beach Office

Seasonal Badges

$45.00  Ages 18-61

$30.00 Students ages 14-17

Long Branch Recreation Department

231 Wilbur Ray Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740



Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Preseason beach badges will be available for purchase at Thompson Park Headquarters, Lincroft.

Application available online.

Seasonal: $70, Weekdays $8.
Daily parking is $8, season parking is $70.
Under 18 is free.
For more information about Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park beaches,
Call  (732) 229-7025 or visit the Monmouth County Parks website.  



Deal Beach 2019

Fee Information


Two members of an immediate family $600.00

Each additional member of immediate family 12 to 17 years $100.00

Each additional member of immediate family 18 years of age and over $150.00

  • Locker for one person $150.00

  • Children under 12 years of age No Charge

  • Seasonal walk-on fee $150.00

  • Weekday admission $8.00

  • Weekend and Holiday admission $10.00

  • No refunds or rain checks

    For more information call: (732) 531-1454


Highlands Beaches


Free access to river beaches.

For more information about the Highlands beaches, call (732) 872-1224

Sea Bright 

Seasonal $75 before March 31, $100 after.

Daily, $9 under age 12 free.

Available for purchase at Borough Hall, 1167 Ocean Avenue.

For more information about the Sea Bright beaches, call (732) 747-1524 or visit the Sea Bright website.

Allenhurst Beach 2019

Daily badges can be purchased at Ocean Place, Allenhurst, NJ 07711




Loch Arbour Beach 2019


Daily Badges

$6 Mon-Thur Excluding holidays
$10 Fri-Sun and Holidays


Seasonal Badges

$95  Ages 12 and Over

$55  Senior Citizens

Village Beach Gatehouse

Euclid Avenue and Ocean Place 
Loch Arbour, NJ 07711





Asbury Park 2019 

Daily Badges

$5  Monday through Friday

$7 Weekends/Holidays


Seasonal Badges

$70 Adults  Ages 18-61

$20 Teens  Ages 13-17

$20 Seniors  Ages 62 and Up

Kids 12 and under, Active Military Personnel
and their dependents, Disabled Veterans: Free 


Mobile Beach Tags Available at Viply.

Beach tags also available at parking pay stations.


Boardwalk Beach Office

Boardwalk at First Avenue 
Asbury Park, NJ


Live Boardwalk and Beach Cam Asbury Park

Visit our Events in Asbury Park page for after the beach fun, dining and more!




Ocean Grove/Neptune Township 2019


Early Bird Season Badge

(until April 30, 2019)


Regular Season Badge

Senior Citizen Badge

(Age 65 and up)

Youth Season Badge

(age 12-17 years)


2019 Beach Badges Call 732-988-5533

Beach Office

Ocean & Embury Avenues. 
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756



Bradley Beach Beach 2019

Daily Badges


Seasonal Badges
$75  Ages 16 and Up

$30  Ages 65 and Up

$25  Ages 13 - 15

Borough Hall

701 Main St. 
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720





Avon-By-The-Sea Beach 2019

Daily Badges

$9.00  12 and Up

Seasonal Badges

$90  Ages 19 - 64

$45   64 and Up

$45   Ages 12 - 18

Kids under 12 are free


Tag Booths At the Beach

Washington Avenue

Sylvania Avenue

Norwood Avenue




Belmar Beach 2019


Daily Badges


Free For Military

Seasonal Badges

$70  Ages 15 - 61

$30 Ages 62 and Up

Borough Hall

601 Main St., Belmar, NJ 07719


Beach Office

6th & Ocean Ave. 
Belmar, NJ 07719



Spring Lake Beach 2019

Daily Badges


Seasonal Badges

$105.00 Ages 12 - 64

$75.00  Ages 65 and Up

Borough Hall

423 Warren Avenue 
Spring Lake, New Jersey 07762

732-449-0800 ext. 617




Sea Girt Beach 2019



Seasonal Badge
Daily $10

65+ Season Badge


Daily Badge Coupon Book

Seasonal Bath House (including 5 badges)

Catamaran mooring – seasonal


Kayak Storage – seasonal


Beach Office

PO Box 55

2 Ocean Avenue

Sea Girt, NJ 08750






Manasquan Beach 2019


Daily Wristband



Weekly Wristband


Seasonal Badges – Now through April 23, 2017

$80.00  Ages 17 and Up

$35.00  Ages 12 - 16

$25.00  65 and Up


Manasquan Beach Office

Beachfront & Main Street 
Manasquan, NJ 08736


Lavalette 2019

Under 12/Free


Season badges available throughout the season. Badges purchased by June 1, 2019 are $40.00 during pre-season sale. Mail in orders must be received by May 31, 2019.


A “week” is defined as the period from Saturday through the following Saturday.





The beach wheelchairs can be signed out for 2 hour blocks, if no one is waiting to use a chair they can be reserved for an additional 2 hours. Chairs must be returned before the end of beach day to lifeguard headquarters. Available on a first come first serve basis through the Lifeguard Headquarters.

Lavallette Municipal Building in the Administrative Office
1306 Grand Central Avenue 
Lavallette, NJ 08735


Jenkinson's (Point Pleasant Beach)

Beach tag rates: Daily-free for children 4 and younger, $3 for children 5-11, $9 weekdays/$10 weekends for adults 12 and older; Season-free for children 4 and younger, $50 for children 5 to 11, $95 for adults 12 and older, $70 for seniors 62 and older.
A half-season pass is also available (opening day to July 31 or Aug. 1 to closing day)-free for children 4 and younger, $35 for children 5 to 11, $70 for adults 12 and older, $70 for seniors 62 and older.

Bay Head
Beach tag rates: Daily-$8; Half-season-$50, Season-$85.

Beach tag rates: Daily-$10; Season-$85 (reduced rate of $75 if purchased by May 27).

Brick Township
Beach tag rates: Daily-$8; Season-$30 (reduced rate of $25 if purchased by June 15). Seniors 65 and older are free.
Parking pass: Daily-$5; Season-$30 ($15 for seniors 65 and older).




Atlantic City Area Beaches 2019

Atlantic City

Casinos, boardwalk, beach bars, shopping, restaurants, Steel Pier-Rides



Daily $10
Weekly $20        
Inlet and bay fishing, Wildlife Refuge

65 +: Come in with identification for a free tag! You are only allowed 1 Beach Tag per Identification

Active Military Members, tags are free (4 free per family). Also, for Veterans, beach tags are free only for that veteran.

Beach Fee Office, located at 265 42nd Street 



Daily $5.
Weekly $10. Seasonal $30         
Swimming, surfing, fishing



Seasonal $15
65+ $3.50     
Lucy the Elephant



Seasonal $15
Weekly  $10     
Boardwalk, fishing pier, ice skating


BBQs will be permitted on weekends from June 1 through September 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition, the following dates will allow BBQs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

Memorial Day Celebrations: Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27

Independence Day: Thursday July 4

Labor Day: Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1, Monday, September 2

NO open fire pits, only grills! 

Visit "What's Happening in Atlantic City" for events.

Long Beach Island 2019

Barnegat Light:

Daily: $5 / Weekly: $22 

Pre-Season Through June 9th:
$30 After June 9th: $40 / Senior $12 / Children Under 12: Free.


Badges can be purchased from beach Badge Checkers, or through online form. Badges purchased on the beach cost $1.00 more.

Harvey Cedars:

Daily: $6 / Weekly: $20 

Pre-Season Through June 15th: $30 After June 15th: $40 / Senior: $9 / Active Military/Veterans: Free / Children Under 12: Free


Badges will be available for purchase in Sunset Park starting June 23rd. Only cash or checks accepted.

Surf City:

Daily: $7 / Weekly: $20  

Pre-Season Through May 31st: $30 After June 1st: $40 / Senior: Free / Children Under 12: Free

Ship Bottom:

Daily: $7 / Weekly: $20  

Pre-Season Through May 31st: $30 After June 1st: $40 / Senior: $10

Long Beach Township 2019

Preseason Seasonal Rate             

Weekly  $20   

Seasonal Beach Badge  

Senior Citizen Seasonal Beach Badge

The following towns are within Long Beach Township:

High Bar Harbor, Loveladies, North Beach, Brant Beach, Beach Haven Crest, Brighton Beach, Peahala Park, Beach Haven Park, Haven Beach, The Dunes, Vista, Spray Beach, North Beach Haven, Beach Haven Heights, Silver Sands, Beach Haven Inlet, & Holgate.

Week runs Saturday – Friday 

Daily Beach Badge

Veteran Beach Badge Free          
Valid id required (i.e.: DD-214, etc.)

Long Beach Township
Beach Badge Dept
6805 Long Beach Blvd
Brant Beach, NJ 08008

Seaside Heights Area 2019

Daily Beach Badge


$35 (Sunday through Saturday)


$45 if purchased on or before May 15th


$60 if purchased after May 15th


$10 for persons 65 years of age and older


Children 11 years of age and under - free every day

Seaside Park Beach Cam

Visit our "What's Happening in Seaside Heights page for after the beach fun!

Seaside Park
Beach tag rates: Daily-$10; Weekly-$35; Season-$65 (reduced rate of $60 if purchased by June 14), $20 for seniors 65 and older.

Midway Beach
Beach tag rates: Daily-$10; Weekly-$40; Season-$65 (reduced rate of $50 for unit owners and $60 for non-unit owners if purchased before June 22), $20 for seniors 65 and older.

Island Beach State Park
Beach tag rates: Entrance fees are charged daily per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Weekdays-$6 for N.J. residents, $12 for non-N.J. residents; weekends and holidays-$10 for N.J. residents, $20 for non-N.J. residents; motorcycles-$5 for N.J. residents, $7 for non-N.J. residents. Walk-in at Fisherman's Walkway (Tices Shoal)-$3 a day.

Cape May Beaches 2019


Active Military and Veterans

Beach Tag Office
704 Beach Ave.
Cape May

Wildwood Beaches 2019

All Wildwood beaches are free!

Visit our Wildwood Events page for fun in the sun!



Jersey Shore Doggie Parks and Beaches

Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook.
Leashed dogs are allowed year-round at Plum Island and Horseshoe Cove. 5 am to 10 pm. Free; $15 parking fee. 

128 South Hartshorne Drive,


Thompson Park Off-Leash Dog Area, Lincroft

Two dog areas. concrete walkway and, water fountain
two levels. 7am to dusk. Free. 

805 Newman Springs Road.


Wolf Hill Recreation Area, Oceanport

Two off-leash areas. A patio with sheltered picnic tables for the humans.
7 am to dusk. Free. 

3 Crescent Place.


8th Avenue Dog Beach, Asbury Park

During off-peak hours in the summer, and any time the rest of the year. Dogs allowed 6 pm to 8:30 am; all day off-season. Free. 

8th Avenue Beach.

Asbury Park


Wonder Bar/Yappy Hour, Asbury Park

Yappy Hour is back! across the street from the beach and boardwalk. Dogs can run free. kiddie pools, picnic tables, agility area, and sand. Check website for details. Free. 

Fifth and Ocean Avenues.
Asbury Park

Visit the Yappy Hour Schedule for 2019

Fisherman’s Cove, Manasquan

55 acres of marshland along the Manasquan Inlet, the Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area Dog Beach Park. leashed Dogs can swim, and play in the sand all year. 7 am to dusk. Free. 

391 Third Avenue.



Spring Lake

Dogs are permitted on the beach between October 1 and May 15 unleashed if they are under voice command




Dogs are on leashes are allowed on the beach from Oct. 1 through May 1.



Barnegat Light

The beach allows dogs on leashes from Oct. 2 through April 30.


Beach Haven

Dogs on leashes are good to go from Sept. 16 through May 14.



Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach from Oct. 1 through April 30.


Bradley Beach

Here you can bring your dog 
to the beach from Sept. 16 through April 30 and you can even allow your dog off its leash but only if it is well trained by voice control.


Brigantine Beach

Your dog can be on the north end of the beach all year long. As far as the rest of the beach here, dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash and are welcome from Oct. 1 through May 29.


Harvey Cedars 

Dogs properly leashed can enjoy the beach from Sept. 16 through May 29.


Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island Township beaches let your dog on a leash explore the beaches from Oct. 1 through April 30. This includes Beach Haven Crest, Beach Haven Gardens, Beach Haven Inlet, Beach Haven Park, Beach Haven Terrace, Brant Beach, Brighton Beach, Haven Beach, High Bar Harbour, Holgate, Loveladies, North Beach, North Beach Haven, Peahala Park, South Beach Haven, Sparay Beach, and the Dunes.



Beaches here welcome leashed dogs from Sept. 15 through June 15.


Ocean City

Dogs on leashes no longer than 6 feet are allowed on the beach here from Oct. 31 through April 30.


Sea Isle City

Dogs on 6-foot leashes can explore this beach from Oct. 31 through April 30.


Stone Harbor

Again, a 6-foot leash is the rule here, and dogs are welcome on the north end between 80th and 82nd streets before 9:00 am and after 7:00 pm.


Sunset Beach at Cape May Point

Your leashed dog is accepted here from Sept. 15 through April 15.


Ventnor City

Dogs on leashes can be here from Oct. 1 through May 14 in the areas washed by the high tide line.


Doggie Friendly Dining

Doughboys - Belmar

Brickwall Tavern Asbury Park

Yappy Hour-Wonder Bar Asbury Park

Labrador Lounge - Normandy Beach

Waypoint 622 - Brielle





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