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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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Very peaceful and relaxing

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
New Bern, North Carolina
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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Bridgeton, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I went to the park to walk the trails and participate in the Monarch tagging class. It was an excellent presentation by very knowledgeable naturalists and volunteers. Their enthusiasm was contagious ! This is a must do when you are in Cape May in Septenber!

Thank 110vivian
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Always a highlight of our Cape May visit. The nature trails are beautiful and are great for seeing native plants, birds and butterflies. It is so great that these trails are completely accessible to wheelchairs and there is a short trail that is great for people like me that can't take a traditional hike. It is so nice to see... More 

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