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Beautiful state park, limited parking lot

We went here with an extended family of 13 and it became the go-to beach for our vacation at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Branchburg, New Jersey
Pristine beach, in spite of recent heavy surf from hurricane Michael!

We are summer locals and as such, we volunteer as a family to do beach 'pick up' twice a year. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here with an extended family of 13 and it became the go-to beach for our vacation at Bethany. It's $10 per car for the day, which isn't bad and you don't have to worry about the meters like you do in town at...More

Thank Hiker1812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are summer locals and as such, we volunteer as a family to do beach 'pick up' twice a year. We are so amazed at how little there is to pick up. People are so considerate and take their trash out with them. Today we...More

1  Thank surfmann14
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We've stopped here several times over the years, sometimes as a last resort because we couldn't find parking in OC or Bethany to visit the beach for a couple of hours. I really don't like paying to go to the beach when it's such a...More

Thank luv2travel1963
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and clean beach. Our only complaint was that we visited on a Sunday and there was no one in the ticket booth to accept the $10 entrance fee. They have an option for you to leave cash and drop it into a bin, but...More

1  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area to watch the sunsets! We’re so glad we went and stopped by on our way back to Ocean City after a beautiful dinner in Fenwick Island.

Thank jrloor
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This park has a beautiful beach, and no monster hotels to look at, just dunes! $10 for out of state visitor parking isn't bad, but their website says $8? After Labor Day the concession and rental place was closed, but the bath houses were still...More

1  Thank hushboy1
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This beach is clean and has space to spread out and enjoy yourself. The sunrises are fantastic and have a soft and fuzzy look.

1  Thank carriew5500
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent a warm Saturday at the beach with family, the waves were ginormous this time around probably from the recent storms. The lifeguards didn’t arrive til noon or so. Wasn’t that busy which was nice.

Thank 206Bennett
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice day away from the crowds of Ocean City. The parking area has roomy spaces near a restroom and concession stand. There are fresh water showers inside the restrooms. The beach itself is clean and smooth. Parking was $5 for Delaware residents...More

4  Thank Crystine715
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Lifeguards were very friendly and not overbearing, but did enforce the rules. What waves we saw were all shore break. They broke directly on the beach, which made it hard for the kids to boogie board. The beaches were really clean, but bring your...More

4  Thank Todd609
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Erin K
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Bruce S | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. They charge for day parking and I feel pretty sure they would have it towed.
July 29, 2018|
Response from 206Bennett | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, from Brooklyn.
July 25, 2018|
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Response from JaneD2850 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can purchase it at the gate. I believe there is a small discount if you buy a multi-day booklet. Also different fees for in state (Delaware plates required) or out of state.