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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


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 »


Beach Plum Festival

August 17, 2021

The Beach Plum Festival will return to Island Beach State Park on Sunday, September 12th! The Beach Plum Festival will feature craft vendors, local non profits, food trucks, kids games...Continue »


Celebrate National Trails Day at IBSP

June 3, 2021

Join us in celebrating National Trails Day at IBSP on Saturday, June 5th from 2-4 pm! We will be conducting trail maintenance and litter patrols on beach access trails A-15 to A-21 and installing new Keep Off...Continue »


Ring In The New Year

December 22, 2020

UPDATE: No fee for the New Years Day Hike for NJ Residents (12-4 pm) Non Resident Fees still apply. Ring in the New Year at beautiful Island Beach State Park!...Continue »