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Relaxing and fun place to go

Get away from the crowds while still enjoying the sand and water. We went before sunset as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna U
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To get away from the boardwalk

If you want peace and quiet in a busy area, go here. You take a little hike to the beach from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Holland, Ohio
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5898 Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get away from the crowds while still enjoying the sand and water. We went before sunset as the tide was going out. My kids were entertained and I got to relax. Kids enjoyed playing in the sand and wading in the water. Bring bug spray!...More

Thank Donna U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want peace and quiet in a busy area, go here. You take a little hike to the beach from the parking area but it is worth it. Enjoy getting away from the boardwalk every year. Parking is the worst problem here so go...More

Thank fwmaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can park at the park itself, or around 55th street and walk south. If you park in the parking lot, you can either walk through trails leading to the ocean (during high tide) or along the inlet(bay) towards the ocean. Lots of clam shells...More

1  Thank stahlhelms
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very peaceful place to watch the sunset in the summer, sometimes parking can be a problem, other then that worth a visit

Thank robell3CEC
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The beach on the south side of the island is lovely - soft sand, gently sloping and quite a few shells to sift through. You can walk there fairly easily from the parking lot near the Rush Chattin bridge. There are trails through the park...More

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were told to visit Corson's Inlet to find large whole shells washed up on the beach and while I think we went to the wrong beach for shell hunting the beach we did find was beautiful and almost empty. Would definitely like to go...More

4  Thank josephmS9588MS
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The listed address is incorrect. The entrance is 59th Street and Central Ave., not Bay Ave. Undisrurbed, natural beach, dunes, and vegetation coming to a point where the ocean and bay meet. Sometimes it's a great place to find shells-depends on tides and storms.

1  Thank Greyhounddriver
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We walked the trails of Corson's Inlet State Park in spring, summer, fall and now in the peak of winter in 14F/-10C. There is always plenty of parking.The trails are well marked and some of them intuitive.The path takes you through lovely areas, dunes leading...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A relatively out of the way retreat from the crowded masses at other local. For those who enjoy wading, boating, swimming, rafting, and fishing, either separately or all together, this is the place to go.

Thank Len37
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Biting flies!! Is this a NJ thing? They were so bad here. We stayed for quiet a while and our kids had fun. The water was nice and cool and no waves. There were also lots of ticks. We took a walk through the trails...More

1  Thank Candi N
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Greyhounddriver | Reviewed this property |
It’s an open state park, you can swim there, but there are no life guards and the currents can be fierce. There are guarded beaches nearby on Ocean City’s beaches.
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19 July 2018|
Response from robell3CEC | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I have lived here me whole life and have never seen much poison ivy near the beach, there are sticker plants all around..........
18 September 2017|
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Response from kille2016 | Reviewed this property |
No camping is allowed but it is a perfect day trip.