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IBSP After Dark

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Perfect for the whole family or an unforgettable date- come on down for a beautiful and relaxing evening at Island Beach State Park!¬† There will be a variety of activities you can choose to participate in or you can spend all your time relaxing¬† around a roaring bonfire. Bring a towel or some beach chairs and watch the sun set over the dunes while roasting marsh mallows and making s’mores! You will meet at the A13 parking and walk up onto the beach to meet our Naturalists at the bonfire located halfway between the A13 entrance and the Judge’s Shack. From there:


Hear a talk lead by a volunteer from the Friends of the Judge’s Shack about the history of the park and of the famous Judge’s Shack, one of the most iconic and frequently photographed locations on the island.


Go on a treasure hunt using metal detectors in a roped off section of beach. Who knows what buried treasure you will find?


Go on a guided Nature Walk along the beach, looking for night-time critters like ghost crabs and chuck-will’s-widows.

***Free for children under 5.***

***There is no astronomy club this week!***

Ticket sales end at 4:00pm on July 11th.

There will be no reimbursements due to weather unless the park decides to cancel due to thunderstorms.


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July 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


Island Beach Nature Programs


A13 Parking Lot
Island Beach State Park
Seaside Park, NJ United States
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