Barnegat Lighthouse State Park


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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park


Location:On the northern tip of Long Beach Island in Ocean County via the Garden State Parkway (Exit 63) or Route 72 east.
Facilities:Picnic areas (é), picnic shelter, nature trail, lookout point, interpretive center.
Activities:Fishing, bird watching, picnicking, hiking/walking, historical programs (seasonal).
Special Features:The site of Barnegat Lighthouse on the northern tip of Long Beach in Ocean County was regarded as one of the most crucial "change of course" points for coastal vessels, which depended on the lighthouse to avoid offshore shoals. The story of Barnegat Lighthouse is showcased in the park's Interpretive Center.
Address:PO Box 167
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Phone:609-494-2016
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/barnlig.html
Size: 32 acres.

See other parks in New Jersey.