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Cape May Point State Park

Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point, NJ 08212
+1 609-884-2159
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Beautiful Park

Great place to see the sunset and check out the birds and swans; lots of decks to take pictures and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bird Bonanza!

We must have come on a perfect day because we saw a bald eagle and ten other species including many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“bird watching” (16 reviews)
“wwii bunker” (11 reviews)
“walking paths” (6 reviews)
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Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point, NJ 08212
+1 609-884-2159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see the sunset and check out the birds and swans; lots of decks to take pictures and go on the beach.

Thank Bunky13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We must have come on a perfect day because we saw a bald eagle and ten other species including many hawks, accipiters, and falcons. There were even a few Monarch butterflies left. Lovely day and the staff was knowledgeable and had to quality Swarovski field...More

Thank TakeMeAway44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're already at the small parking lot by the lighthouse or at the Lighthouse going a little further to the big parking lot closer to the beach. Some amazing structure is out by the beach and you can try and guess what it is....More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday with our 5 year old and 15 month old-was cloudy so not too hot (there are pavilions with picnic benches and shade and some parts of the walking trails are shaded but otherwise it's pretty out in the open. I walked...More

Thank Hoosurnurse05
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a wonderful park, with three easy to navigate and well-marked trails that allow even the novice to spot some of the area birdlife. The walk along the beach was lovely (and I was able to see dolphins from shore!) and the lighthouse is...More

Thank J05186
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We walked the boardwalk and trail through the marshes, woods, and dunes of the state park. Saw many shore birds. The various trees were identified. If you wish, you can also climb to the top of the Cape May lighthouse.

Thank lynnp46
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We always stop at the museum to see the displays and read about the shells and creatures from the beach. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank awlski33
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you want a nice soft white sand beach with a view and to see a lighthouse come visit the Cape May Point State Park. Plenty of free parking, visitor's center and multiple access points to the beach. You can get right up to a...More

2  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I visited Cape May Point State Park as I was visiting the lighthouse in the park. The park offers long and wide beaches in which one can sit and watch/listen to the ocean for a long period of time. The beach would be good for...More

2  Thank DiscountKing
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great hiking trails and informative museum. Return each year to show to friends. Find map of Cape May Point very interesting. Ranger staff is very helpful.

Thank JEAN S
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9 May 2016|
Response from 20michele | Reviewed this property |
Dogs on a leash are allowed from September 15 until April 15.