Beach Access

Fee Proposal Sparks Backlash from Boaters
The State Department of Environmental Protection's plan to impose a $3 fee for use of the walkway that allows access to Island Beach State park from Tice's Shoal is prompting backlash from boaters.
DEP spokesman Larry Hajna says the money would be used to pay for lifeguards, which would in …
Beach Access Continues To Draw Ire
Fishermen, environmentalists, and advocates showed up in Long Branch for the second public hearing on the Department of Environmental Protection's proposed beach access rules for the state.
The proposed amendments delegate more power to municipalities in terms of ensuring compliance of public beach a…