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John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais
Superintendent of Recreation


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Ocean County Parks' Beaches

Ocean County Park's swimming beach
will be closed for the season starting
Tuesday, August 18th.

A. Paul King County Park's beach
in Manhawkin remains open for
swimming until Wednesday, Sept. 2nd.

33rd Annual Decoy and Gunning Show

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 26 & 27
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
"Tip" Seaman County Park, Lakeside Drive, Tuckerton
Tuckerton Seaport, Route 9, Tuckerton
Rain or Shine
 Decoy Show 2015.pdf

Historic Philadelphia Bus Trip

This trip has been cancelled due to the logistics of the Papel visit to Philadelphia.

Fall Newsletter

 Fall 2015 Newsletter

Berkeley Island County Park Re-opened

Berkeley Island County Park will remain open until Columbus Day weekend.
 Click HERE to learn more.

2015 Carousel of Music

 2015 Carousel of Music Schedule

Barnegat Light Campfires

Saturday, October 24, 2015
7 - 9 PM
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
 Campfire Flyer 2015

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek Parks Now Open

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek County Parks in Barnegat Township are now open!
Cloverdale Farm County Park
Lochiel Creek County Park

The Department of Parks & Recreation now safeguards more than four thousand acres of land which is dedicated to the enjoyment of our citizens and the conservation of open space.

This impressive acreage includes 20 parks, four conservation areas, and two golf courses.

Ocean County Parks Photo Gallery  camera icon Click here

Ocean County Parks and Recreation Newsletter

All residents of Ocean County, NJ can receive a free issue of our Parks and Recreation Newsletter. This quarterly publication lists all our adult and kids' programs, classes, sports events, trips, festivals and more! E-mail us your name, mailing address and telephone number, or telephone us at 1-877-OCPARKS, ext. 5954 and we'll send you the current issue.

If you live outside of Ocean County, NJ and would like to receive the current issue of the Newsletter, simply send us a self-addressed 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 legal size manila envelope stamped with 83 cents postage to O.C. Parks & Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, N.J. 08753. In addition, many of our programs are now listed if you need to check availability of an event.

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