Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch

#19 of 77 in Parks in Jersey Shore
Must see · Park · Nature / Park
In the summer, this 38-acre beach park is a great place to swim, sun and surf. In the off-season, a nice place for quiet walks. Everything needed to enjoy a day at the beach is readily available during the summer months: snack bar, sheltered eating areas, volleyball area, outdoor showers and changing areas, guarded swimming, designated areas for surfing. Light-weight cartop vessels such as kayaks or canoes may be launched but, boaters can not drive down to the beach and must carry their vessel from the parking lot to the water.

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Admission and parking fees are charged from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. During the rest of the year, admission is free. During each season, the Park System offers seashore-oriented programs at the Activity Center. The park is open every day from 8 a.m. to dusk. From April 1 to October 31, pets are not allowed in the park; pets are not allowed on the beach year-round.

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  • What’s not to love? Breakfast on the beach. Playground fun. Scooters to get ice cream a d back at the beach to chase waves! All within an hour drive. Love Jerseyđź’•  more »
  • Solid choice of a clean family friendly beach. The only downer is it is a bit pricey. Facilities are newish and decent. The beach is groomed and clean. Parking is pretty good.  more »
  • Definitely a good beach to go to if you’re trying to avoid the crowds. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t get crowded, but it’s nowhere near as crowded as the more popular beaches. It’s a guarded beach which is nice. There are public restrooms and showers which are convenient after being in the sand and ocean all day. I really liked this beach, and would like to go back again at some point.
  • What a nice park. Well maintained, groomed and clean. Beautiful beach with convenient walkway to the sand. Great outdoor showers to rinse off and even concessions. Adults pay to get in, kids under 18 free. Great value and no parking hastles. If you have small kids, a real nice playground off the parking lot too.
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