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Cape May Point State Park

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Address: Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point, NJ 08212
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+1 609-884-2159
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

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This is a must see and do if you are a nature and beach lover. There are several trails to take. We chose the nature trail which reminded me of the Rachel Carson site in Wells... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
florence k
Needham, Massachusetts
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Needham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see and do if you are a nature and beach lover. There are several trails to take. We chose the nature trail which reminded me of the Rachel Carson site in Wells Maine. The trail was easy to walk with a description of trees, plants and wildlife. We came upon a beautiful calm body of water... More 

Thank florence k
Trumbull, Connecticut
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Clean, wonderful ocean park with a very cool lighthouse. Lots of spots for pictures. Even difficult teenagers will find something to like at this park.

Thank Eileen V
New Bern, North Carolina
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Came here for a site visit for the beach replenishment. I ignored my business portion and just took in the beauty and splendour. Soon it will be restored to its former glory but for the time being just come here and breath.

Thank edodowd
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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75 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited in September of 2016. Didn't have enough time to go into the lighthouse for a tour but it was nice from the outside. They have a very small gift shop next to the lighthouse. Plenty of free parking next to the beach. Nice place to have a picnic. There is a bunker on the beach that was built in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice mix of things too do - history - hiking - lighthouse - nature center - or just sitting on beach. I like the WWII Gun Emplacements and associated history.

Thank Jim S
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

There was a group from the Nature Conservancy at the pavilion overlooking the wetlands. Photographers were setting up to take shots of the magnificent birds in the area. We went on a walk on one of the marked trails. It was quite delightful with a raised plank walkway going through wooded area opening to wetland lakes and grassy fields.

Thank Leslie B
Rio Grande NJ
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our favorite part of this park are the 3 trails, mostly boardwalk, to the left of the bird observation platform. They take you through the marsh to the shore and vary from 1/2 mile, just over 1 mile and 2 miles. So much wildlife to see. Perfect when you want a nice walk but don't want to take all day... More 

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Cincinnatus, New York
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lots of parking and easy access make this a nice beach to visit. We were ther in September on a weekday so the crowds were light. Wide sandy beach with a few interesting sights to see

Thank Bigarym
New York City, New York
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This refuge had well-cared-for walking paths through gorgeous fields and meadows and around fresh water lakes and ponds populated by swans and geese. As it was a rainy day, we had hundreds of acres to ourselves pretty much so the peace was palpable.

Thank GregMasters
Hagerstown, Maryland
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656 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We drove here for the lighthouse. We so wish we had known that it was in a really cool little state park. There were some trails that we would have added to our day. As it was we did explore the park a bit. The beach is a good one (no swimming apparently) and the WWII bunker is fascinating.

Thank Mfclingan

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