Driving Directions to Sandy Hook


Don't want to pay to see Sandy Hook during the summer? Ride a bike! There is no entry charge for pedestrians or bikers, only a charge for parking your car at the beach.

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GPS address: 128 South Hartshorne Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732. At the entrance to the park you may find speed bumps. Please drive at 10 mph for our employees who work in the entrance booths.

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From North Jersey and New York: - South on the New Jersey Turnpike - Exit 11 onto the Garden State Parkway (South) - Exit 117 (Keyport/Hazlet) - After toll, bear left and follow Route 36 East - 12 miles to park entrance (after crossing the Highlands Bridge)-Stay right to enter the park.

From South Jersey: - North on Garden State Parkway - Exit 105 (Eatontown), bear left for Route 36 East - Continue on Route 36 East, pass Monmouth Mall and across Route 35 through Eatontown and Long Branch (Route 36 is called Joline Avenue here). - Continue on Route 36, which turns left and follows north along ocean. (Route 36 is called Ocean Blvd. here) - North for six miles through the towns of Long Branch, Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright to park.

From Philadelphia & Camden, New Jersey: - New Jersey Turnpike north to Exit 7A (Shore Points) onto I-195 - East on I-195, to Garden State Parkway north. - GSP north to Exit 105 (Eatontown). - Then follow "From South Jersey" directions above.

Public transportation is available to Sandy Hook by ferry, bus and train. Click here for more information.

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Map of Sandy Hook

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