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Cape May Point State Park

Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point, NJ 08212
+1 609-884-2159
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Beautiful Beach

Lots of parking and easy access make this a nice beach to visit. We were ther in September on a... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Cincinnatus, New York
serenity now

This refuge had well-cared-for walking paths through gorgeous fields and meadows and around fresh... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
New York City, New York
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Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point, NJ 08212
+1 609-884-2159
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lots of parking and easy access make this a nice beach to visit. We were ther in September on a weekday so the crowds were light. Wide sandy beach with a few interesting sights to see

Thank Bigarym
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This refuge had well-cared-for walking paths through gorgeous fields and meadows and around fresh water lakes and ponds populated by swans and geese. As it was a rainy day, we had hundreds of acres to ourselves pretty much so the peace was palpable.

Thank GregMasters
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We drove here for the lighthouse. We so wish we had known that it was in a really cool little state park. There were some trails that we would have added to our day. As it was we did explore the park a bit. The...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I went to the park to walk the trails and participate in the Monarch tagging class. It was an excellent presentation by very knowledgeable naturalists and volunteers. Their enthusiasm was contagious ! This is a must do when you are in Cape...More

Thank 110vivian
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Always a highlight of our Cape May visit. The nature trails are beautiful and are great for seeing native plants, birds and butterflies. It is so great that these trails are completely accessible to wheelchairs and there is a short trail that is great for...More

Thank trvldrms2
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Well maintained nature trails wind through the salt ponds and marshes of Cape May Point. The fall can bring lots of migratory birds and monarch butterflies to the area. The beach is often not very crowded since there is no swimming allowed there, but a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was a nice park with a lovely lake with many birds , a lighthouse , raised walking paths , walking and jogging trails , bicycling trails and a lighthouse to climb up to if you can handle 200 steps .You overlook the ocean and...More

Thank artfultraveler2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You should put this park on your "to do" list. Nice little museums and nature trails. Learn a bit about the area. Well worth your time. Oh . . . don't forget to check out the lighthouse!

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were at this beach last summer and my kids could not get enough of it so we took them back again! There is no swimming there but my kids took off their socks & shoes and stood waiting for the tide to come in....More

1  Thank Mom-of-a-clan
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stop in to see the lighthouse ($8 to climb 199 steps) and then stick around to see the beach and trails of this beautiful state park. Free parking, and a food truck onsite for nibbles. No matter what time of year, this place is scenic...More

1  Thank Lauri F
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Are dogs allowed?
8 May 2016|
Response from 20michele | Reviewed this property |
Dogs on a leash are allowed from September 15 until April 15.