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New Jersey Beaches – Monmouth County

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ATLANTICCAPE MAY • MONMOUTH • OCEAN


Due to Hurricane Sandy, some of the following Jersey Shore towns are still in the process of rebuilding. To learn more about the post-Sandy progress at the Jersey Shore, visit our Restore NJ page. Find individual town information by clicking on their corresponding official websites below.


Ventnor
Flickr user SineadFriel

Stretching along the Atlantic Ocean, the Jersey Shore is popular for its diverse beaches that provide relaxation, fun and entertainment for people of all ages. The beaches along New Jersey’s beautiful coastline are known having some of the most exciting boardwalks, magnificent beach houses, best restaurants, and great water sports among the many attractions that they offer. From quaint villages and quiet towns to vibrant cities and amusement piers, there’s something for everyone at the Jersey Shore.

Discover which shore towns produce small, relaxing communities and which towns’ famous attractions draw in hundreds of thousands of visitors each summer. Find out the best beaches in New Jersey for family fun activities from boating, kayaking, surfing and fishing to exploring nature and wildlife from legendary lighthouses and at coastal parks alongside the Jersey Shore. Here’s your guide to New Jersey’s beautiful beaches including information about daily, weekly, and seasonal beach tag fees.


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Allenhurst
Flickr user Sister72

Allenhurst

With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Deal Lake on the other, the small town of Allenhurst is a Monmouth County beach town located just minutes north of Asbury Park. Allenhurst attracts visitors and residents who enjoy the town’s quaint Victorian and Tudor-style homes, its pristine beach, and its great restaurants.

Official Site

Allenhurst Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Asbury Park
Flickr user Sister72

Asbury Park

A premier Monmouth County landmark with rich history in music and the arts, Asbury Park boasts a unique selection of shops, restaurants, nightlife, concerts and events since its recent revival in the early 2000s. While the boardwalk features amazing artwork and many local favorites, the beautiful sandy beach draws people of all ages for swimming, surfing, and fun in the sun. With its affiliation to several musicians and artists including the Jersey native Bruce Springsteen, Asbury Park has many renowned landmarks such as The Stone Pony, Asbury Park Convention Hall, Asbury Lanes, the Paramount Theater, and of course, the famous painting of the smiling “Tillie” at the Wonder Bar.

Official Site | Link to Tillie | Facebook

Asbury Park Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$5/$6 on weekends N/A $70 $20 (63+) 12 & Under Veterans/ Teens

Avon By The Sea
Susan Meads Pope

Avon-By-The-Sea

Avon is another Victorian shore town located in Monmouth County. As one of New Jersey’s best kept secrets, Avon is one of New Jersey’s quietest beach communities. Even the boardwalk is quiet at Avon as visitors dine, exercise, relax and take in the ocean wave sounds and beautiful beach views. Avon’s riverside marina also attracts fishing and boating enthusiasts from all over.

Official Site

Avon-By-The-Sea Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$9 N/A $90 $45 (65+) 12 & Under Teens $45 Seasonal

Belmar
Flickr user tedkerwin

Belmar

Belmar is home to some of New Jersey’s greatest shore events such as the New Jersey Seafood Festival, the New Jersey Sand Castle Contest, and one of the state’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day parades. Known for its enjoyable beach, great nightlife and restaurants, Belmar is one of Monmouth County’s most popular summertime attractions.

Official Site | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube

Belmar Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$7 N/A $50 $15 (65+) 13 & Under Active Military

Bradley Beach
bradleybeachonline.com

Bradley Beach

Adjacent to Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach attracts visitors each summer who take pleasure in relaxing, sunbathing along the pleasant beach. Its quiet boardwalk is great for walking, jogging, biking and more. Like most Jersey Shore towns, Bradley beach has fine dining, unique shops and family-friendly entertainment.

Official Site

Bradley Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$7/$8 on weekends N/A $65 $25 (62+) 13 & Under Teens $25 Seasonal

Deal
dealborough.com

Deal

A relaxing community with a brilliant beach and magnificent homes, the 1.2 square mile borough of Deal is an eye-catching, beautiful Monmouth County town located just minutes north of Asbury Park. Deal offers a great mix of private pristine beaches, brilliant architecture, and a commercial downtown with shops and great restaurants.

Official Site

Deal Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$6/$7 weekends/holidays N/A $100 N/A N/A N/A

Loch Arbour
Flickr user asburyparksteve

Loch Arbour

Tucked away between Asbury Park and Allenhurst is the tiny village town of Loch Arbour. Just two blocks wide and five blocks long, Loch Arbour is Monmouth County’s smallest town, encompassing Deal Lake to the west and the Atlantic Ocean on its east side. Lined with beautiful trees and spectacular homes, Loch Arbour is a small shore town that people visit each year for beach fun, water sports and relaxation.

Official Site

Loch Arbour Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$5/$8 weekends/holidays N/A $90 $50 (62+) 12 & Under N/A

Long Branch
Flickr user LancerE

Long Branch

Just minutes north from Asbury Park is the blossoming Monmouth County shore town of Long Branch. Once a quiet shore community, Long Branch’s newly constructed Pier Village has recently brought in locals and tourists alike to the this exciting oceanfront attraction. Pier Village integrates beachfront condominium homes with unique shops, restaurants, and diverse nightlife. Those who prefer a quieter day in the sun find some of New Jersey’s most peaceful beaches adjacent to Long Branch’s Pier Village location, where they can delight in exercising, sunbathing or perhaps a day of fishing.

Official Site | Pier Village

Long Branch Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$5/$7 weeknds/holidays N/A $90 Free (62+) 13 & Under Military/ Students $3 Daily, $35 Seasonal

Manasquan
manasquan-nj.com

Manasquan

The borough of Manasquan in Monmouth County attracts tourists each summer to its great beach, fine dining and exciting nightlife. A popular surfing location, the Manasquan inlet is home to some of the state’s greatest water sport events. Also located at the inlet is the Monmouth County Park System’s Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area – a great local spot for fishing, exercising trails and even sun bathing.

Official Site

Manasquan Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$8 N/A $70 $25 (65+) 12 & Under N/A

Ocean Grove
SurFeRGiRL30

Ocean Grove

Situated just south of Asbury Park, Ocean Grove has a rich history that is evident through its high concentration of Victorian architecture as seen throughout its homes, quaint downtown shops, eateries, parks, and Victorian inns. The serene boardwalk and beautiful beach at Ocean Grove draws visitors each summer for a relaxing getaway from the more commercial, noisier beaches of New Jersey.

Official Site

Ocean Grove Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$7 $35 $70 $40 (65+) 12 & Under Teen $35 Seasonal

Sandy Hook
sandyhookretreat.com

Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook offers miles of beach on both its bay and ocean sides where visitors enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing and relaxing in the sun throughout the summer months. Since its discovery in the early 1600s, the 1,665-acre peninsula known as Sandy Hook is a place that possesses historical significance with its statues and monuments as well as a beautiful natural forest with wildlife including over 250 species of birds. Another little-known feature of Sandy Hook is the spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline from its bayside.

Official Site

Sandy Hook Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$15 (Daily Parking Fee) N/A $75 (Seasonal Parking Fee) N/A N/A N/A

Sea Bright
Flickr user DanCentury

Sea Bright

Sea Bright encompases the southern part of the barrier peninsula Sandy Hook, with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Shrewsbury River on the other. The borough of Sea Bright is known for its seven private beach clubs, its great restaurants and nightlife and its fun-filled water adventures. Just an hour and ten minutes from New York City, visitors enjoy Sea Bright’s pleasant shore community and gorgeous beach.

Official Site

Sea Bright Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$8 N/A $100 $35 (65+) 12 & Under Active Military

Sea Girt
sha-put-ski

Sea Girt

Sea Girt is widely acclaimed as one of the quietest beaches in New Jersey. From its well-manicured boardwalk and historic lighthouse, beach-goers can see a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. While Sea Girt is less crowded, visitors partake in similar activities to other New Jersey beaches such as swimming, surfing, sunbathing, fishing and more.

Official Site

Sea Girt Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$9 N/A $100 $55 (65+) 12 & Under N/A

Spring Lake
springlakeboro.org

Spring Lake

Spring Lake is a small and elegant resort town with one of Monmouth County’s cleanest and most beautiful beaches. In fact, Spring Lake is referred to as the “Jewel of the Jersey Shore” and is known for having the longest non-commercial boardwalk in New Jersey. Like many smaller New Jersey shore towns, Spring Lake beach-goers are mostly locals who enjoy jogging, walking, or cycling along the boardwalk as well as relaxing on the sand and partaking in various water sports.

Official Site

Spring Lake Beach Fees

Daily Weekly Seasonal Senior Seasonal Free for Kids Deals
$9 N/A $100 N/A 12 & Under N/A

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