The Friends of Island Beach State Park is a non-profit volunteer organization formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational and research programs, and events at Island Beach State Park.
Our mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park. Our members come from a wide range of backgrounds and occupations but have in common a variety of interests in this beautiful State Park.
With volunteer events taking place throughout the entire year, there's always a way for you to get involved! Check out our calendar of events for upcoming dates or just stop by our office during regular business hours.
Visitors from the Beginner’s Surf Fishing Clinic will be introduced to new techniques for catching the big one. We will describe how to read the water, advanced knot tying, the use of different bait presentations, surface plugs and what to … Continue reading
Free Surf Fishing Seminar for Veterans to be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013, 9:00am to 11:30am at the VFW Post 2226, 212 Norwood Avenue, Oakhurst, NJ. SEATING IS LIMITED. Please Register — phone: GREG at 732-785-9278 REFRESHMENTS WILL BE … Continue reading
All Members, prospective members and guests are invited to attend this meeting on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10am at the Interpretive Center. We have two General Membership Meetings each year, one in April and one in October. A short … Continue reading
Clean Ocean Action is again organizing a Beach Sweeps Clean-up on Saturday, October 19, 2013. If you would like to volunteer for the clean-up volunteers will meet Bathing Pavilion #1 at 9 a.m. Park access fees are waived for all … Continue reading
22nd Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament is slated for Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Island Beach State Park. This annual event shows off IBSP and offers some terrific fishing. The tournament is also a fundraiser with proceeds used to … Continue reading