Sandy Hook's False Tip Closed
The false tip area of Sandy Hook is closed due to safety concerns while the Army Corps of Engineers continues their dredging operations.
Sandy Hook videos
Beaches are only the beginning (3:34)
Sandy Hook’s beaches attract over two million people a year. But did you know about its bird habitat, salt marsh and the largest holly forest on the east coast?
Disappearing guns and nuclear missiles (4:28)
Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook defended New York Harbor using cutting-edge weaponry.
Life at an Army fort (3:09)
Sandy Hook has the oldest standing lighthouse in the U.S. But many of Fort Hancock’s military structures are just as significant. Photos: NPS, Sandy Hook Archives.
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