Escape to the Seashore in the Dunes at Island Beach State Park
One of the most peaceful and laidback places in the whole of New Jersey, Island Beach State Park offers almost 10 miles of beach, rolling sand dunes, marshes and forests. It's the perfect place to escape everyday life and get back to nature. Whether you are into water sports or just want to walk along the tideline, Island Beach could be a perfect vacation destination.
Best Hiking Trails in Island Beach State Park
This area is unspoiled and undeveloped, so hotels near Island Beach State Park are found in nearby Seaside Heights or Toms River. It's a short drive from those Island Beach State Park cabins or hotels into the area itself and there is plenty of parking to cater to visitors. The best way to explore Island Beach is on foot, perhaps on one of the following trails:
Best Family Activities in Island Beach State Park
Active families will find lots to fill their time in Island Beach. Get back to nature by staying in one of the many cabins near Island Beach State Park, then consider renting bikes in Seaside Heights to make getting around the park easy. Once you are in Island Beach, families will have no difficulty keeping the kids entertained.
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