Things To Know Before You Come
Sandy Hook (732)
Beach wheelchairs are
available. Contact the Visitor Center at (732) 872-5970.
Restrooms at all six beach
centers, are wheelchair accessible.
These are at Beach Area B, C, D, E, Gunnison and North Beaches.
Restroom at Guardian Park
in Fort Hancock is accessible.
All six beach concessions
are accessible, including the Seagulls Nest Restaurant at Beach Area D.
The North Beach Observation
Deck, with its views of the New York skyline, is accessible.
The five-mile long Multi-Use
Pathway is wheelchair accessible.
The Sandy Hook Lighthouse
Keepers' Quarters and Barn (film) are wheelchair accessible.
The Sandy Hook Visitor Center
is accessible, except for the restrooms.
All parking lots have
For a Safe and Enjoyable Visit
is a carry-in/carry out park. Take your trash home.
Summer weekends are busy at Sandy Hook. When parking areas are filled,
the park closes to new traffic until spaces become available. You can
avoid traffic and delays by arriving before 10am or after 2pm. The park
does not close on weekdays as there is always parking available.
Swim only at guarded beaches and follow lifeguard instructions.
Pets must be leashed at all times. To protect nesting shorebirds, pets
are banned from ocean beaches from March 15 through Labor Day.
are not permitted.
detectors are prohibited.
enter closed areas. Stay off gun batteries and sea walls.
containers are prohibited throughout Sandy Hook.
and poison ivy are common. Avoid exposure.
are not permitted off road. Roadside parking is prohibited.
limits are enforced by radar.