The Friends of Island Beach State Park is a non-profit volunteer organization formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational and research programs, and events at Island Beach State Park.
Our mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park. Our members come from a wide range of backgrounds and occupations but have in common a variety of interests in this beautiful State Park.
With volunteer events taking place throughout the entire year, there's always a way for you to get involved! Check out our calendar of events for upcoming dates or just stop by our office during regular business hours.
Please help support the Interpretive Program, lifeguards, and park services at Island Beach State Park by shopping at Macy’s from Saturday March 7- March 29 and donating to the park. Both Macy’s of Toms River and Freehold Mall have generously … Continue reading
Dates for Upcoming Outreach Programs April 25th – Beach Blitz – OBA1 – Clean Ocean Action & DEP April 26th – Earth Day – Point Pleasant, Riverfront Park May 17th - Ocean Fun Day – OBA1 May 18th - Governor’s … Continue reading
Feb. 10, 2014Contact: Bob Considine (609) 984-1795 Lawrence Ragonese (609) 292-2994 Steve Rochette (USACE) (215) 656-6432CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS CONTRACT ISSUED FOR JETTY REPAIR AT ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK WORK TO STABILIZE SUPERSTORM SANDY-DAMAGED JETTY TO … Continue reading
To all our dedicated Osprey Cam watchers: The Osprey Cam/Audio has been up and operational all winter, with the exception of some bad weather days, so be patient if it takes a little longer to load. We are now … Continue reading
There will be a major date change to the 23rd Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament (GSFT). For the last 22 years the Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament was held at Island Beach State Park on the first Sunday in October. The … Continue reading