Every Jersey Shore Beach with Photos & Profiles. Most Complete List of 139 Mile Coastline Anywhere!

Updated: Sep 6, 2021


All photos by R.C. Staab

From April to August 2021, Jersey Shore author and expert R.C. Staab walked the entire 139 miles of the Jersey Shore coastline from Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park, Long Beach Island from Old Barney to the Edwin Forsythe Wildlife Refuge and from Brigantine to Cape May.


Click on the links below and discover the beaches as he did. Learn a bit about the history of the town, unusual sites, fishing piers, amusements and beach to access. (For information about his book, 100 Things to Do at the Jersey Shore Before You Die, click here.)


Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area

Looking north from Sandy Hook to New York City

Sea Bright story

Sea Bright's municipal beach

Monmouth Beach story

"Little Monmouth" pavilion and hi-rise condos.

Seven Presidents Park (Monmouth County's Only Beach)

The Seven Presidents rarely would have visited this beach...

Long Branch story and Elberon neighborhood story

Long Branch's main beach with Pier Village in background

Deal story

Great surf breaks in Deal

Allenhurst story

Allenhurst's beach pavilion and Mr C's Bistro

Loch Harbor story

Tiniest beach at the Shore

Asbury Park story

New high-rise condo and hotel near Boardwalk

Ocean Grove story

Methodist Church has a quiet influence on Ocean Grove

Bradley Beach story

Gazebo at northern entrance to popular promenade at Bradley Beach

Avon by the Sea story

Avon Pavilion on the promenade

Belmar story

Belmar's private fishing pier

Spring Lake story

Promenade with Spring Lake's Essex and Sussex condos in the distance

Sea Girt story

Sea Girt Lighthouse

National Guard Training Center Beach

Free state-run beach between Sea Girt and Manasquan

Manasquan story

Slim walkway between beaches and beachfront homes

Pt. Pleasant Beach story

Popular private area for drinks and entertainment

Bay Head story

Bay Head's replenished and plowed dunes

Mantoloking story

Dunes and dunes along Mantoloking beaches

Brick Beaches story

Brick Beaches I and III attract regular crowds

North Dover Beaches/Toms River Township story

Bungalows at one of the private associations in North Dover

Lavallette story

Lavallette's boardwalk

Ortley story

Looking south toward Seaside Heights

Seaside Heights story

Popular beach and Boardwalk

Seaside Park story

Boardwalk with parking lot right alongside

South Seaside Park/Berkeley Township story

Houses meet the dunes in South Seaside Park

Island Beach State Park story

Fishing from 4x4s at largest state-run beach

Old Barney and Barnegat Lighthouse Story



Barnegat Light Story



Loveladies and North Long Beach Township Story



Harvey Cedars Story



Surf City Story



Ship Bottom Story



Long Beach Township (South) Story



Beach Haven Story


Holgate Story



LBI's Edwin Forsythe Wilderness Area Story



North Brigantine Story



Brigantine Story



Atlantic City Story



Ventnor Story



Margate Story



Longport Story



Ocean City Story



Corson's Inlet Story



Strathmere Story



Sea Isle City Story



Avalon Story



Stone Harbor Story


North Wildwood Story



Wildwood Story