Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program

The Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program (CCMP) is a joint effort between the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and the Long Beach Island Health Department. Seasonal water quality monitoring is performed routinely on Mondays and throughout the week as necessary at public bathing areas.

For more information regarding results, advisories, and closings

LBI Smoke Free Parks & Beaches


Town Playground Beach
Long Beach Township Bayview Park
(68th St. and Bay)
Bayview Park & all Township
owned beaches from May 20-October 1
Ship Bottom 10th St. Waterfront Park
Beach Arlington Park
(15th-16th St. &Bay)
Beach Arlington Park & Bay Beach
(13th-16th St. and Bay)
All areas of ocean beaches from May 1-October
Surf City Zacharia Park (Division St.) Bay Bathing Beach
(16th-18th St. and Bay)
Beach Haven Nelson Avenue Park
(Nelson & West Aves.)
William L. Butler Park
(Taylor Ave. & Bay)
Smoking is now also prohibited “in any recreation or park area or in any borough-owned area.”
Beachfront, beach or beach access pathways, including areas within 15 feet of the beach access pathways
Harvey Cedars Sunset Park (West Salem Ave.) Ocean beach between the lifeguard flags
Barnegat Light Any beach or resort area within the Borough from May 1 through Sept. 30

1-877-WARNDEP Hotline

The Department of Environmental Protection has established a toll-free telephone hotline number (1-877-927-6337) you can use to report environmental incidents, abuses, and complaints in New Jersey.

Rip Currents
Break the Grip of the Rip!

LBI Beach Information

Beach Access for Physically Challenged

For those experiencing difficulty accessing the beach, LBT GATOR PROGRAM is now operating during the beach hours of 10am-5pm. Call 609-342-2111.

The Harvey Cedars UTV Program is an alternate program for physically challenged individuals who are unable to use a beach wheel chair. Call 609-361-9733.

Beach Wheels

Call to reserve a chair:
Barnegat Light 609-494-9196
Beach Haven 609-492-9193
Harvey Cedars 609-494-2843
Long Beach Twp. 609-361-1200
Ship Bottom 609-494-9481 Off-Season (609) 494-2171 ext. 116
Surf City 609-494-3064

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