Events & Registration


Island Beach State Park is one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier islands in the northeast and home to an amazing diversity of wildlife and plant communities. We are thrilled to offer programs that showcase this wonderful ecosystem.


Seining in the beautiful Barnegat Bay!

2017  Daily Programs – Free Fun for the Whole Family!

Join Park Natural Educators and have some FREE fun as you explore the natural wonders of Island Beach State Park! Children must be accompanied by an adult. IBSP Daily Programs are free with paid admission into the Park.

Seine Barnegat Bay
Pull a seine net through the Barnegat Bay and discover the amazing creatures who live in the bay.

  • Daily at 11am and 2pm
  • Pre-register at the Fish Tanks in the Pavilion at Bathing Beach No. 1.

2017  Guided Programs

  • Beginner’s Surf Fishing Clinic
  • Sedge Islands Kayak Eco-Tour
  • Birding by Kayak Tour
  • Sunset Paddle
  • Moonlight Hike
  • Island Foraging Tour
  • History Hike

NOTE:  Refunds will be given ONLY if the program is cancelled by IBSP.  You must provide at least 24 hours notice if you would like to reschedule.


WILD CHILD Programs

  • Island Explorers
  • Nature Toddlers
  • Surfing Safari

NOTE:  Refunds will be given ONLY if the program is cancelled by IBSP.  You must provide at least 24 hours notice if you would like to reschedule.


A liability form is required for each visitor participating in a Guided Program. Download the liability form


 Register Online Now!