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Address: Spring Lake, NJ

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Very relaxing and soothing atmosphere. Not crowded at all (although I visited mid-week at noon) and clean. Non-metered parking. Only drawback - food and drinks not allowed on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 7, 2016
jennice216
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

What a lovely beach...very clean...very nice people..a little pricey but it is Spring Lake....you can have drinks on the beach but food must be eaten up on the boardwalk. We really enjoyed it.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend this beach to anyone looking for a relaxing day on the beach. The beach areas are divided into sections for swimming and surfing. They do not allow food or drinks on the beach which keeps the beach very clean. If you bring a cooler you can keep it on the boardwalk. It is 10.00 per person... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Our family went for the day and enjoyed the beauty all around us. It cost $10.00 each for adults and kids were free. Parking was easily accessible and free. We brought a cooler with food and drinks and safely left it on the boardwalk as per the rules which are enforced. Beach was filled with other families and kept very... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Very relaxing and soothing atmosphere. Not crowded at all (although I visited mid-week at noon) and clean. Non-metered parking. Only drawback - food and drinks not allowed on beach although I did see a few beach goers with snack bags/water tucked away. Lots of surfers; lifeguards were watchful of waves, especially with the kids. Perfect weather for a perfect beach... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

No young teenagers or abnoxiuous people. Just a great calm and relaxing atmosphere. Definetly my favorite NJ beach (along with Cape May). Just wish that you could at least bring drinks on the beach (non alcoholic drinks I mean). Besides that, the beach is calming and beautiful. Very clean:)!!!!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Washington Ave beach was tranquil and stunning the week before MMD WE. It is also a little less crowded then Belmar Beach in the summer but they do not allow food or beverages on the beach.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Even though it was only in the 60's we still got to sit on the beach which was immaculate. Loved watching the ocean while sitting in the sand.

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Lake George
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Spring Lake beaches , no coolers, no food, no drinks of any kind on the beach. Check with the Spring Lake PD to see if that rule is still in effect for the upcoming season. If so go to Belmar, 2 blocks in from the beach no meters to feed. Same nice sand family friendly.

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Very large wonderful beach. Easy access from the boardwalk. Soft sand. In March there were a lot of dog walkers on the beach.

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warren nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Walking the boardwalk was fantastic-friendly town. Waves produced a wonderful calmness.the town was unique & a treat to visit. Again, everyone we met was soon friendly. Made us wanting to move there!!!

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