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
$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
$8.00 All Week Mon-Sun
$100.00 Starting April 1, 2019
Mobile Beach Tags Available at Viply
Beach Office 1099 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ 07760
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
$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
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
Free access to river beaches.
For more information about the Highlands beaches, call (732) 872-1224
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
$6 Mon-Thur Excluding holidays
$10 Fri-Sun and Holidays
$95 Ages 12 and Over
$55 Senior Citizens
Village Beach Gatehouse
Euclid Avenue and Ocean Place
Loch Arbour, NJ 07711
Asbury Park 2019
$5 Monday through Friday
$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
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
Ocean & Embury Avenues.
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Bradley Beach Beach 2019
$75 Ages 16 and Up
$30 Ages 65 and Up
$25 Ages 13 - 15
701 Main St.
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
Avon-By-The-Sea Beach 2019
$9.00 12 and Up
$90 Ages 19 - 64
$45 64 and Up
$45 Ages 12 - 18
Kids under 12 are free
Tag Booths At the Beach
Belmar Beach 2019
Free For Military
$70 Ages 15 - 61
$30 Ages 62 and Up
601 Main St., Belmar, NJ 07719
6th & Ocean Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719
Spring Lake Beach 2019
$105.00 Ages 12 - 64
$75.00 Ages 65 and Up
423 Warren Avenue
Spring Lake, New Jersey 07762
732-449-0800 ext. 617
Sea Girt Beach 2019
65+ Season Badge
Daily Badge Coupon Book
Seasonal Bath House (including 5 badges)
Catamaran mooring – seasonal
Kayak Storage – seasonal
PO Box 55
2 Ocean Avenue
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
Manasquan Beach 2019
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
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.
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).
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
Casinos, boardwalk, beach bars, shopping, restaurants, Steel Pier-Rides
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
Weekly $10. Seasonal $30
Swimming, surfing, fishing
Lucy the Elephant
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
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.
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.
Daily: $7 / Weekly: $20
Pre-Season Through May 31st: $30 After June 1st: $40 / Senior: Free / Children Under 12: Free
Daily: $7 / Weekly: $20
Pre-Season Through May 31st: $30 After June 1st: $40 / Senior: $10
Long Beach Township 2019
Preseason Seasonal Rate
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!
Beach tag rates: Daily-$10; Weekly-$35; Season-$65 (reduced rate of $60 if purchased by June 14), $20 for seniors 65 and older.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The beach allows dogs on leashes from Oct. 2 through April 30.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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