Sandy Hook

1 Bay Avenue, Highlands, New Jersey 07732, Monmouth County,


The seven-mile stretch of spectacular ocean and bay beaches on the "Jersey Shore" are excellent for surf casting, swimming, and relaxing on the sand. Nature lovers will revel in the 300 plus species of migratory birds, as well as the pristine holly forest.

Be Warned! Parking lots fill up early on weekends in the summer, causing the gates to close.

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Primary Address:
Directions 1 Bay Avenue
Highlands, New Jersey 07732
Monmouth County
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Activities:

  • Equestrian / Horseback
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jogging / Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boat
  • Playing in the playground
  • Walking
  • Swimming

Amenities:

  • Bathrooms
  • Beach
  • Boat Launch
  • Car Top Boat Launch Only
  • Nature / Environmental Center
  • Picnic / Sitting Area
  • Playground
  • Lighthouse
  • Monument

Trails:

  • Boardwalks
  • Fitness Trail
  • Flat / Easy
  • Guided / Nature trail
  • Surface Type: Paved
  • Surface Type: Sandy
  • Walking Paths

Parks & Gardens:

  • Historic Area
  • National Park
  • Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls

Attractions:

  • Lighthouse


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