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Address: Beachway, Main St., Keansburg, NJ

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Okay For A Walk. As Beaches Go, Not Much Else

The beach offers a unique view of New York City far in the distance, especially on a clear day. The beach itself has been covered in debris each time I have visited. Much of the... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
JimmB30
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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Manasquan, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, so the Burg is not Atlantis, or Discovery Cove... It is however, a fun, close (hopefully) and reasonably priced option, if you live near the Jersey Shore. The old, (kind of beat up) Boardwalk is a place where you can ride some of the same exact rides your parents and maybe grand parents rode. The Spook House closed after... More 

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Keansburg, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy going for walks on the beach. The views of New York are wonderful. The town has a clean up on some weekends.I encourage you to take your trash off the beach with you.I will often pick up any trash I come across while I walk.Help keep this beach clean.

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1 Thank Burger2016
Middletown, New Jersey, United States
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Dirty and infested with flies.It is technically a beach but not one that you can go to and swim and enjoy.

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1 Thank DrDan C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

The beach is newly renovated from being devastated from Hurricane Sandy, it's free and it's huge! There are free concerts down by the LaPlaya Mexican restaurant every Thursday at 7pm, until September 10th. The borough has a new website and Facebook with more details. Also, the borough is looking for vendors to rent kayaks and such next summer. It's up... More 

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3 Thank TMF19
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went there to celebrate my son 9th birthday and was highly disappointed. The beach was dirty with trash and broken seashells,the water was brown and murky looking with dead sea animals ,the kids were freaking out. It was so windy we couldn't keep the umbrella up. Meter parking is $2.00 coins only for one hour that's a ripoff. You... More 

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1 Thank Michelle W
Hackensack, New Jersey
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The beach offers a unique view of New York City far in the distance, especially on a clear day. The beach itself has been covered in debris each time I have visited. Much of the debris I see is natural - such as seaweed, wood/sticks, washed up fish, crab shells, etc., but it is still unpleasant. I do not see... More 

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Winooski, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Water and beach was pretty dirty. A lot of trash lying around and drunk people partying all over. Around 10 people were fishing from the beach in the middle of all the swimmers. It's free and no lifeguards.

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1 Thank Kelly F
Staten Island
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The water at this beach is horrible! There are dead crabs, broken beer bottles, and garbage along the beach. The only good thing I like about this beach is that you can actually swim because you don't have to worry about large waves knocking and dragging you out as this water is not part of the ocean. There are no... More 

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3 Thank DazzlingDiva25
Kearny, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Dirty beach and i found it hard to relax with all the seaweed and dead crabs and horse shoe crabs attacked my feet. There were cigarettes and beer bottles all over the place. First and LAST time i will ever go there. Better off driving the extra 1/2 hour to go to sandy hook.

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1 Thank Erin C
Hazlet, New Jersey
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great things have been done to this beach since Sandy crippled them. We had a great time at the beach waiting for the fire works on the 4th of July. Hidden and quiet, great for the kids.

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