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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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National Trails Day

May 20, 2022

Join us in celebrating National Trails Day! On June 4th, from 2:00 - 4:00, we will be conducting trail maintenance, litter patrols and fixing split rail fencing damaged by the...Continue »

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May Day Postponed

May 5, 2022

May Day - Spring Festival and Pet Expo Saturday May 14th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Due to the heavy rain and wind forecasted for this weekend, May Day has...Continue »

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May Day Spring Festival and Pet Expo

March 11, 2022

We are now accepting vendor applications for the May Day Spring Festival and Pet Expo! Please contact stevie.thorsen@friendsofislandbeach.org if you are interested in attending!Continue »

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Spring Beach Grass Planting

March 9, 2022

On Sunday, March 20th, volunteers will gather to plant beach grass at IBSP. Planting beach grass helps to build the dunes which in turn, creates habitat, increases coastal resiliency to...Continue »

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