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Who are the Friends of Island Beach State Park?

The Friends of Island Beach State Park is a non-profit volunteer organization formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational & research programs, and events at Island Beach State Park. Our mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park.

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Latest News Around the Island Beach State Park


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#Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021

The Friends of Island Beach State Park could not operate without the generosity of our donors. Through countless volunteer hours and the selfless donation of your hard-earned money, we strive...Continue »

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International Observe the Moon Night

October 12, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021 7:30 PM  10:00 PM Celebrate "International Observe the Moon Night" at IBSP with Members of ASTRA (The Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area) and people around...Continue »

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Barktoberfest

September 30, 2021

Join us for Barktoberfest on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 - 4! Bring your furry friend along while you shop with our craft and pet supply vendors and rescue groups....Continue »

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Beach Plum Festival – Info

September 7, 2021

The Beach Plum Festival is this Sunday September 12, 2021 from 9-4 at the pavilion at Beach 1.  The  IBSP Nature Center is hosting events that day.   The schedule is:...Continue »

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