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Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

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Address: 383 3rd Avenue, Manasquan, NJ 08736
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Nice dog beach

Came here looking for a dog beach a little closer to our home. THis one is limited in size, but it was nice. Lots of people frequent the area. We were there in the offseason... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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Manasquan, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great spot on the Manasquan River where one can swim with their dog or walk a few more steps and sunbath without the dogs. Great place to sit and watch the fishing boats coming and going out the inlet.

Thank psre
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

I don't know if I went to the wrong place, but as you can see it looked nothing like the pics here. I have never seen so much seaweed in one place ! There were tons of broken shells, beer bottle pieces and bones in the sand. Any of them could be dangerous the the dogs paws or if swallowed... More 

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Came here looking for a dog beach a little closer to our home. THis one is limited in size, but it was nice. Lots of people frequent the area. We were there in the offseason, many people had their dogs off leash, some dogs were swimming. Seemed like a great place. I do prefer the dog beaches down at Island... More 

Thank tallgaloot
Toms River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

The beach is awesome and there are many responsible owners with leased dogs. BUT.... Unfortunately, I witnessed an off leash Rottweiler attack a small leashed dog. After the confrontation, the selfish woman continued to let her dog off leash. I was afraid to walk my medium sized dog past her unrestrained dog, which meant I was restricted to one end... More 

2 Thank stacimiller
Morristown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

This past Sunday was a warm and beautiful December day to explore Fisherman’s Cove with our dog. The actual beach area where you can walk your dog was smaller than I expected but my dog enjoyed the chance to wade in the water during low tide. Owners are supposed to keep their dogs leashed on the beach, but some don’t... More 

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Manasquan, New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

It's the doggie beach! Your dog will thank you for visiting. It's friendly, fun and there's lots of room to run around. Easy for dogs to swim (gradual drop-off in water depth). Hard to beat. One of the many great things about squan.

Thank charlesofsquan
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great place to let your dog frolic in the sand and surf, but go at low tide as there is little beach. Also, plan to wear flip flops or water shoes as there is so e debris and lots of funky shells around!

Thank Makena7
Chatham, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Nice paths along the Manasquan river by the dog beach. Especially nice at night to see the sunset. Views of Point Pleasant across the river.

Thank Linda997
Manasquan. NJ
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272 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We live nearby and enjoy the tranquility of Fisherman’s Cove during the off-season. We also launch our kayaks on the Manasquan River from the Cove. However, summer weekends can be crazy with dozens of dogs in the area, many of them unleashed and the owners nowhere in sight. Two years ago, we returned from kayaking through the Glimmerglass and Watson’s... More 

2 Thank JerseyShoreJohn
Manasquan, New Jersey
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

After trying to close the beach to dogs during peak hours, the town relented, and once again, this is a top spot to bring your pet. Some of the beach is rocky, but there is a lot of sand and great views of the Manasquan Inlet

1 Thank JRF28

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