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Ocean Fun Days – Sandy Hook
May 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
One event on May 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
Bring the entire family – it’s FREE!
– Eco Tours and Workshops
– Energy Scavenger Hunt
– Children’s Games and Prizes
– Youth Fishing Clinics
– Beachcombing 101
– Face Painting
– Touch Tanks and Exhibits
– NOAA Marine Lab Open House*
*Sandy Hook only
Island Beach State Park
For directions via Google Maps please click here or use these coordinates: 39° 54’ 18.98” N 74° 04′ 53.15″ W.
Garden State Parkway North or South: Exit 82 to Route 37 East.
Take Route 35 South to Island Beach State Park.*
For directions via Google Maps please click here or use 22 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732 as the GPS address.
Garden State Parkway South: Exit 117 to Route 36 East.
Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately 12 miles.*
Garden State Parkway North: Exit 105 to Route 36 East. Left (North) at Ocean Blvd.
Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately eight miles.*
*Mention Ocean Fun Days at the gate for FREE park entrance!
Park only in the designated Ocean Fun Days lots.