The Allenhurst Beach Club offers non-members access through purchase of daily passes.
Daily passes are $10 and include access to bathrooms and showers. Children under 12 are free, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Season badges: adults, $70; seniors (62 and older with ID), $20; teens, 13 to 17, $20. Free for kids 12 and under (with adult supervision), active military personnel and their dependents, and retired, disabled and non-active veterans.
Daily badges are $6 Mondaythrough Friday, and $9 on weekends and holidays.
Season badges can be purchased at the Beach Office, Boardwalk at First Avenue, open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June 13; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 through Labor Day.
Season badges: adults, $100; seniors (age 65 and older with proof of age), $55; young adult, 12 to 18 years old, $55.
Daily wristbands are $12.
Additional season badges to be sold this month at a date to be determined. Check the borough's website for information.
Season badges:adults, $70;seniors (age 65 and older with proof of age) and individuals with disabilities, $30.
Free forchildren 15 and under,active military personnel and their dependents (with military ID), veterans and parents and Gold Star parents and legal guardians.
Daily badges are $9.
Season badges:adults, $80;seniors and young adults, $30;children ages 12 and under, and active military, including spouses and dependents, are free. Military ID cards are required.
Daily badges are $12.
Season badges can be purchased at borough hall from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Season badges:adults, $150;children under 12, free.
Daily badges are $10 Mondaythrough Friday, $12 on weekends and holidays. More information here.
Season badges:adults, $110 for adults. Senior citizen badges are sold out.
Season badges:adults 18 to 61 years old, $45; students14 to 17, $30.
Season badges are for purchase with cash oronline through the Viply app.
Daily badges, $5 Monday through Friday; $7 weekends and holidays; $3 for students ages 14 to 17. Children 13 and under free. Seniors 62 and older (with ID), people with disabilities, active duty military personnel and their spouses and dependents,and city residents who are veterans are also admitted free with ID.
Season badges:$85 for adults, ages 17 to 64; $40 for juniors, ages 12 to 16; senior badges (age 65 and up), $30. Half-price season badges are available for people with disabilities.
Free for veterans with ID.Also free for active duty military personnel and their families (with ID).
More information on the borough's website.
Season badges, adults, $80; junior seasonbadges, ages 13 to 15, and seniors 65 and over, $30.
Daily badges, $9.
Sandy Hook charges a per-vehicle-fee. Season passes are $100. Daily passes are $20.
Seniors and visitors with access passes get a 50% discount. Active duty service members and veterans, as well as children with "Every Kid Outdoors" vouchers, will be admitted for free.
Those entering on foot, on bicycles or by using public transportation will also be granted free access. Non-beach services, such as access to the lighthouse or the Fort Hancock post area, are alsofree.
Visitors will be able to purchase season passes online this year atwww.recreation.gov. Season passes will also be available for purchase at the entrance gate.
Season badges:$110 for adults; seniors (65 and older) and people with disabilities,$35; children under 12 and active duty military personnel and their families are free.
Daily badges, $8. More information on the borough's website.
Season badges:adults (12 and older), $110; senior badges (65 and older), $65. Children under 12 are free. Season badges available for purchase through Community Pass.Active duty members of the military and their families are free.
Daily badges, $11.
SEVEN PRESIDENTS OCEANFRONT PARK
Season badges:ages 18 to 64, $75; over 65, $30; New Jersey State Disability Pass Holders, free for 17 and younger and active duty military members and their families with ID, $30.
Season parking pass, $75.
Buyseason badges and parking passes by phone through May 14. Call-in with credit card: 732-842-4000, ext. 1 (weekdays, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.) to make a purchase and an appointment time to pick up your pass.
On-site sales at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park start May 15.Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.daily.
Season badges:adults (12 to 64), $110; seniors (65 and older), $80; late season badges (purchased on or after Aug. 1), $70.Children under 12 are free.
Season badges are sold out. More may be released; check the borough's website.
Daily badges, $10.
Season badges:adults, $30 through June 5, $40 starting June 6; weekly (Saturday through Friday), $22;seniors, 65 and older), $12.
Free for children under 12 and active duty military and their families. Veterans, those with aGold Star card or driver's license and people with disabilities are also free.
Daily badges, $5. More information on the borough's website.
Season badges:adults, $90;children under 12 are free.
Bay Head beaches are operated by the Bay Head Improvement Association. More information is available on the association's website.
Season badges:adults, $30, through May 31; seniors (age 65 and older)can get a lifetime senior badge for $10 at the beach badge office, Centre Street. The beach office will open in mid-May.Free for children 12 and under.
Daily badges, $10.
Veterans with proper ID can get a free season badge at the badge office. Active duty military personnel and their immediate family members can get freewristbands at the badge office with ID.
Beach admission is free on Wednesdays.
Season badges:adults, $40 through May 31, $50 after that date; weekly badges, $25; seniors (65 and older) lifetime badge with photo ID, $20; seniors (65 and older) season badge, $15.
Free for children 11 and under. Veterans and active duty military and their immediate families are also free with ID.
Season badges:adults, $25 before June 15, $30 after that date; children under 12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Seniors over 65 and veterans can get free daily wristbands with proof of ID.
Season parking passes are $30. Daily parking passes, $5.
Daily badges are $8.
Season badges:adults, $35 through June 15, $40 after that date. Seniors (65 and older with photo ID), season badges are $12.
Weekly badges (Saturday through Friday), are $20.
Daily badges, $7.
Children under 11, active duty military personnel and their dependents, and veterans are free.
ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK
Entry fees per car: $6 for New Jersey residents, $12 for non-residents on weekdays; $10 per car for N.J. residents, $20 for non-residents on weekends and holidays.
Motorcycles, $5 for New Jersey residents, $7 for non-residents. Bicyclists or walk-ins are free.
Walk-ins at Fisherman's Walkway, $3 for state residents and non-residents.
Entrance fees from the day after Labor Day to the Friday before Memorial Day is $5 for state residents; $10 for non-residents.
Season badges:adults, $50 before June 1, $60 after that date. Weekly badges (Saturday to Saturday), $35.
Seniors (65 and older), $20 per season. Individuals who are totally disabled can get season badges for $15.
Daily badges, $12.
Children under 12, active duty military and disabled veterans are free.
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP
Season badges:adults, $35 if purchased on or before June 15,$45 after that date. Weekly (Saturday to Friday):$20. Senior citizen season badge (age 65 and older with ID), $5. Free for children 11 and under.
Active duty military and their spouse and children are free with valid ID. Veterans also free with ID.
Season badges are available for $80 before May 31. Children 12 and under are free.
Season badges:adults, $45 until May 30,$60 after that date. Weekly badges, $35.
Daily badges:$10, Monday through Friday;$11 on weekends and holidays. Children under 12 andactive duty military and veterans are free with ID.
Seniors 62 and up are free, but must get a senior citizen beach card issued by Toms River. There is a one-time $15 processing fee.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH/JENKINSON'S
Season badges:adults, $110; children, ages 5 to 11, $55; seniors (65 and older), $80. Half-season pass (May 22 to July 18 or July 19 to Labor Day), $80; children, 5 to 11, $35. Children under 5 are free.
Daily beach badges, adults, $11 Monday through Friday; $12 weekends and holidays. Children, 5 to 11, $3 Monday through Friday; $4 on weekends and holidays.
There are multiple beaches in Point Pleasant Beach; Jenkinson's is the largest. Martell's Beach information is available on their website; season badges for the borough-owned Maryland Avenue beach are $120; daily badges are $11 Monday through Thursday, $12 Friday through Sunday.
Season badges:adults, $45 if purchased or before May 15,$60 after that date. Weekly badges (Sunday through Saturday), $35. Seniors (65 and up), $15, two for $25 if both people are present at time of purchase.
Daily badges, $9 for ocean beaches; $5 for bay beach.
Children 11 and under, veterans and active duty military are free with proper ID. More beachinformation is on the borough's website.
Season badges:adults, $60 from May 1 to June 30,$65 after that date. Seniors (65 and up), $20. Children 11 and under, veterans and active duty military free with ID.
Daily badges, $12. More information on the Seaside Park website.
Season badges:adults, $35 until May 31,$45 after that date. Weekly badges, $25. Senior badges (ages 65 and older), $10, must present photo ID.
Daily badges, $10.
Children 12 and under, veterans and active duty military (with ID), free. Pre-season badges available for purchase at Borough Hall through May 31.
Season badges:adults, $35 through May 31, $45 after that date. Weekly badges, $20.
Daily badges, $8.
Members of the military andtheir immediate families, free; show ID to get a wristband from a badge checker at beach entrances.
Jean Mikle covers Toms River and several other Ocean County towns, and has been writing about local government and politics at the Jersey Shore for nearly 37years. She's also passionate about the Shore's storied music scene. Contact her: @jeanmikle, email@example.com.
Daily badges: $10, Monday through Friday; $11 on weekends and holidays. Children under 12 and active duty military and veterans are free with ID. Seniors 62 and up are free, but must get a senior citizen beach card issued by Toms River. There is a one-time $15 processing fee.Do you still have to pay to get on the beach in NJ? ›
Daily $10, Weekly $25, required for ages 13 and up. Beach Patrol personnel start patrolling the beaches on weekends only beginning Memorial Day Weekend up to the first day of the season June 18, 2023 to September 4, 2023. During the regular season, lifeguards are on duty from 10 AM to 6 PM daily.How much do beach tags cost in NJ? ›
The fee for daily badges is $10 per day children 13 and under are free. Seasonal badges are available for $70 and $30 for senior citizens, aged 65 and over with identification verifying age.Why does it cost money to go on the beach in NJ? ›
Seaside Heights charges a beach fee to help defray expenses related to providing visitors one of the cleanest and safest public beaches on the East Coast. Season badge - Pre-season rate is $50. The regular rate of $60 is effective May 16th.Are all beaches free this summer in NJ? ›
New Jersey Just Made All State Parks & Beaches Free to Enter All Summer.Are NJ beaches free after Labor Day? ›
Most New Jersey beaches are free in the off-season from the day after Labor Day till the days before Memorial Day. Keep in mind though that even though most New Jersey beaches are free in the off-season, it's extremely rare that lifeguards will be on duty. So build sandcastles.What is the most expensive beach in NJ? ›
At $384 a night, New Jersey's Long Beach Island (LBI) has been ranked as the 4th most expensive summer vacation destination in the entire United States.When did NJ start charging for beaches? ›
Stone Harbor became the first municipality in the southern portion of the Jersey Shore to require beach tags in 1971, and Sea Isle City followed suit in 1972. In Ocean City, beach tags were implemented in 1976, although discussions for beach fees in the city date back to the 1930s.How do beach tags work in NJ? ›
Beach Tags are required for all beachgoers ages 12 and older and are in effect from the first weekend in June through Labor Day each year. Seasonal tags cost $35 ($30 if purchased by May 31) .What is the cleanest beach in New Jersey? ›
Cape May's Diamond Beach is the cleanest beach in New Jersey, though Sea Girt and President's Beach are close contenders. This is due in part to controlled entry.
For summer 2023, Belmar beach tags are $70.00 for the season, plus a $2.00 processing fee. Senior badges are $30.00 for those age 65 and older (proof of age required), plus $1.00 processing fee. Season and senior beach tags for summer 2023 may be purchased online.Can you bring a cooler on the beach in NJ? ›
Small coolers are permitted. However, coolers, barrels, and tubs that exceed 24" in length and/or have a capacity greater than 36 quarts are NOT permitted. A beach attendant or security officer may inspect your cooler for glass bottles and alcoholic beverages – neither of which are permitted on the beach.Is Diamond Beach NJ free? ›
The Wildwoods beaches are free — no beach tags needed — but Diamond Beach at the southern end of the island is private and there is a fee for entry.What Jersey beaches don't require beach tags? ›
- Keansburg Amusement Park & Runaway Rapids Water Park. Keansburg. Read More.
- City of Wildwood. Wildwood. Read More.
- North Wildwood. North Wildwood. Read More.
- Wildwood Crest. Wildwood Crest. Read More.
How much does it cost to register a car in New Jersey? Titling a car in New Jersey costs $60 for standard registration, $85 for financed vehicles that have a single lien, and $110 for vehicles that are financed and have two liens.Can you bring food to NJ beach? ›
OUTSIDE FOOD, DRINKS AND/OR COOLERS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON THE BEACH AFTER THE BEACH CLOSES FOR THE DAY. NO GLASS CONTAINERS are permitted on the beach.Can I get married at the beach for free in NJ? ›
Couples must apply for and Application for Use of the Facilities. There is no fee. Alcohol and open fires are not permitted. There is no application or fee to be married on Stone Harbor beaches, but couples must submit a written request to the Clerk's Office at 9508 Second Ave., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247.Do veterans get on NJ beaches free? ›
Beach tags may be provided free (no fee) to Active Military personnel and Veterans of the following branches of Service: United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, as well as members of the United States Coast Guard and the New Jersey National Guard.What is the least crowded public beach in NJ? ›
- Sunset Beach, Cape May County.
- Seven Mile Island, Cape May County. ...
- Lavallette, Ocean County. ...
- Avon-by-the-Sea, Monmouth County. ...
- Sandy Hook, Monmouth County. Sandy Hook is the first official beach of the Jersey Shore coastline. ...
This secret New Jersey beach is located in Cape May and neighbors the more popular Sunset Beach. Though Pearl Beach doesn't have a boardwalk or utilities, it does have access to Pearl Avenue and is considered one of the least crowded beaches according to USA Today.
Between Ocean City and Sea Isle City, you'll find Strathmere in Upper Township, offering a low-key, off-the-beaten-path beach experience. While there's no boardwalk, visitors can enjoy the natural splendor of this oceanfront escape.What is the most expensive NJ shore town? ›
Sea Girt. Located in southern Monmouth County, Sea Girt tops the list of rich beach towns in New Jersey. This small community of about 2,000 boasts beautiful seaside estates at a median sales price of $2.4 million. Over 60 percent of residents are full-time, and their median income is $137,500.What is the richest town in New Jersey? ›
"Short Hills is the richest town in New Jersey and one of the country's wealthiest, with a median household income of $250,000. This places it in the top 1 percent of all cities in the United States when it comes to income, and many allege it's far wealthier than its $250,000 price tag."What is the cheapest beach to live in in NJ? ›
It's Atlantic City! According to Realtor.com, in 2021 Atlantic City was the beach town in America with the most affordable housing for sale.What is the beach curfew in NJ? ›
Sea Isle City voted Tuesday to enact a curfew for everyone under the age of 18 between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sea Isle City is not the only municipality along the Jersey Shore to look into imposing curfews to crack down on rowdy teenagers who in the past have taken over beaches and boardwalks during the summer nights.Who pays for NJ beach replenishment? ›
The $30 million in funding represents only about 50% of the estimated cost of the repair work. The state and local municipalities are responsible for the remainder of the cost. In the past, New Jersey has paid 75% of the cost, with municipalities paying the remaining 25%.Do you have to pay for Point Pleasant Beach NJ? ›
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Beach Information. Point Pleasant Beach has both public access and private beaches. The southern end of town is comprised of a public access beach. There is a small fee to get on the beach and lifeguards are present form 9-5 each day.What do police see when they run your plates in NJ? ›
Basic information, like the make and model of the car, the VIN, and registration information, are all available to the police officer running the plates. If the car doesn't match the plates, the police might suspect you of driving a stolen car or using stolen plates.Can NJ police run your plates? ›
While you may feel you have a certain expectancy of privacy in your car, the truth is that police officers are authorized to run your license plate. This is due to the fact you hold no expectation of privacy over your license plates, as they are regularly exposed to everyone around you any time you hit the road.What are the pros of beach tags? ›
What do beach tag fees support? First and most importantly, beach tag fees help provide lifeguards. The fees also offset the costs of equipment necessary for protection and life-saving rescues, such as lifeguard stands, flotation devices, row boats and other equipment. Second, the fees help support a clean beach.
Barnegat Bay beaches: They top an environmental group list for the wrong reasons. Beaches around Barnegat Bay remain plagued by pollution and had more days of high bacteria levels than other ocean and bay beaches across New Jersey, according to a new report released Thursday.Do you need a badge for Belmar beach? ›
Beaches are always open, however badges are required in season and lifeguards are only present during the beach season. Beach badges are required between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays beginning mid June, and between 9 am to 6pm on Friday, holidays and weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend.How much does it cost to park at Belmar beach? ›
The cost for parking in Zone 58101 is $1.00/hour between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily. Zone 2 (58102): 5th and 6th Avenue around Silver Lake up to Ocean Avenue (the angled parking spots). The cost for parking in Zone 58102 is $2.00/hour between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.Do you have to pay for parking at Belmar beach? ›
Parking is generally free throughout Belmar. Fees are required for parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue, Silver Lake, North Blvd. and in the parking lot at the Marina, closest to Marina Grille. Handicapped accessible parking spaces are located along the boardwalk, closest to each beach entrance.Can you drink beer on the beach in NJ? ›
Nearly every New Jersey beach makes it illegal to bring open containers – or any alcohol – to the beach. With the exception of some of the beaches at Sandy Hook, you cannot drink on the beach at the Jersey Shore.What can you not bring to the beach? ›
- Glass containers are not allowed on any beaches. ...
- Metal shovels move too much sand and are not allowed. ...
- Celebrations are fun! ...
- Fires of any kind are not permitted on the beach.
Grilling permitted on the beach on Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day only. Grills must be charcoal briquettes; no gas grills or open flames are permitted. For additional information on New Jersey beaches and the permitted uses, please read more. Beach town telephone numbers are also provided on this page.Do you have to pay to get on Wildwood beach? ›
Stretching for five miles along the shores of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, the Wildwoods' wide, white-sand beaches are a perfect way to spend a sunny day at the Jersey Shore. And, unlike most seashore resorts today, the Wildwoods beaches are absolutely free to enjoy with no beach tags or fees required.Is the Wildwood beach free? ›
There is no Beach fee in the Wildwoods (North WildWood, Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest). Parking fees vary from different parking lot and times, also. You can park for free on some streets and if you're lucky enough have a short walk.Is Ocean City NJ beach free? ›
Beach Tags are required for all beachgoers ages 12 and older and are in effect from the first weekend in June through Labor Day each year. Seasonal tags cost $35 ($30 if purchased by May 31) .
Point Pleasant Beach has both public access and private beaches. The southern end of town is comprised of a public access beach. There is a small fee to get on the beach and lifeguards are present form 9-5 each day. Entrance to this beach can be found on Ocean Avenue.Why is Wildwood beach free? ›
Wildwood Crest, along with Wildwood and North Wildwood and Atlantic City, do not charge to access the beaches. “People come to the Wildwood Crest based on tradition, and part of the tradition has generally included the beach being free,” Cabrera said.How much does it cost to go on Wildwood beach? ›
Bask in wide, sandy beaches stretching five miles across the shoreline of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest. Best yet, these sparkling, clean beaches are completely FREE!How much does it cost to go on the beach in Wildwood NJ? ›
Get Your Beach On
The best part is they're absolutely FREE for you to enjoy with no beach tags required. The Wildwoods' Boardwalk offers 38 blocks of fun with over 100 rides and attractions.
And the towns differ on whether you can drink on the beach: in Cape May, yes, but not in A.C. Wildwood's rules allow drinking from to-go cups in the public right of way.Is Sandy Hook NJ beach free? ›
While there is technically no fee to use the beaches at Sandy Hook, there is a fee to park at any of the beach access parking lots from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM.Is Asbury Park beach free? ›
Purchase Season Beach Badges on the Viply Mobile App or at the Beach Office. Children 12 and under are free and do not need a beach pass to access the beach, but must be supervised by an adult. Limit four (4) season beach badges per person.Is Brigantine beach free? ›
Is Brigantine Beach free? No, you will need to purchase a beach tag to visit Brigantine Beach.Do you have to pay to get on Sea Isle City beaches? ›
Beach Tags are required for ALL BEACHES from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, 10am to 5pm. Tags are required for everyone 12 years and older and can be purchased on the beach. -Beach fees are non-refundable.Is Point Pleasant Beach expensive? ›
How should I pay? Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey's cost of living is 14% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area.
The river beaches are open from mid June to Labor Day, with lifeguards on duty daily from 9AM to 5PM. Badges are required for everyone older than 12. Single day badges cost $1 and can be purchased from the lifeguards. Seasonal ($15) and senior ($10) badges are available from Boro Hall.Can you bring coolers on the beach in Point Pleasant? ›
THERE IS NO SWIMMING WITH LIFE GUARDS OFF-DUTY. Cooler Policy: At the request of the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, absolutely no coolers larger than 13 inches in width, length or height will be permitted on the beach. A friendly reminder, all coolers will be checked before accessing the beach.