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John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais Mehorter
Superintendent of Recreation


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Barnegat Light Campfire

Bring a chair, roasting stick, and some marshmallows! Join us for a relaxing evening of entertainment by the campfire. Sit back and enjoy the entertainment at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on the beach under the beacon of "Old Barney":

Sat. October 25, 2014, 7pm - 9pm
Featuring: Storyteller Robin Moore

Rain Location: Barnegat Lighthouse Visitors Center
 Barnegat Light Campfire - October 2014

Ocean County Park Beach closed for the season

The beach at Ocean County Park is closed for the season starting August 28, 2014.

Berkeley Island County Park

The park will be closed starting October 14, 2014 for reconstruction.

 Click here to visit the park's website for more information.

Disk Golf Course expands to 18-holes!

The Ocean County Disc Golf Course was opened in 2013 as a cooperative project between Ocean County Disc Golf and the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation. The course utilizes the open fields and forests of beautiful Ocean County Park. Beginning in August 2014, The course has been expanded to 18-holes. Please Check back shortly for the updated map.

Fall Newsletter

The Fall 2014 Newsletter is now available online : Click here

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers are needed to staff our newest addition - Mantoloking Bridge County Park in Brick. Volunteers will answer questions, distribute information and run outdoor education programs. If you are interested please call Christopher Claus at 732-270-6960. Training will be provided.

 Click here to see more volunteers needed.