Things to do

Looking for a fun way to get some exercise with the fam? Take a stroll in one of the awesome parks and paved paths in and around Point Pleasant's! These are perfect for families who want to get moving while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

One of the best parks for a leisurely walk is Riverfront Park in Point Boro. Not only does it have gorgeous views of the Manasquan River, but it also offers a nice paved path around the park. Take a break on one of the many benches along the way and soak up the scenery.

Another great place for a walk would be the trails and boarkwalk in Beaver Dam Creek County Park (Boro). It's the perfect spot for families with young children who want to explore and play!



Lastly, a great choice for stroll outside is to hit the boards in PPBeach. From the northern tip at the inlet, to the southern end at The Food Shack, you can cover 1 full mile each way! With beautiful views of the ocean, beach, and dunes, you will have a lot of eye candy as you get your move on.

So, grab your sneakers and get ready to take a stroll in one of area's amazing parks. With stunning views and paved walking paths, it's the perfect way to get some exercise while spending quality time with the family.

Places to Walk in and around Point Pleasant Beach!

The 36 locations below are found within 15 miles from downtown Point Pleasant Beach

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Point Pleasant Beach/Jenkinson's Boardwalk

1: Point Pleasant Beach/Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk (AKA Jenkinson's Boardwalk) is one of the most family-friendly boardwalks in New Jersey. This one-mile long boardwalk along the beach has a great selection of games, rides, food and fun.


Address
300 Ocean Ave.,, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742

Distance
0.78 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
732-892-0600

Point Pleasant Beach (gov)
http://www.pointpleasantbeach.org

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Riverfront Park

2: Riverfront Park

Located on the beautiful Manasquan River where the former Point Pleasant Hospital once stood. This facility offers a Pavilion with picnic area and charcoal grills, walking pier, bocce court, large playground, open field area and benches.


Address
The corner of Maxson Ave. and River Rd, Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742

Distance
1.01 miles from downtown PPB

Official Site / Information
http://www.ptboro.com/rec_pages/riverfrontpark.htm

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Community Park

3: Community Park

Community Park- Located in the center of Town on Bridge Avenue opened to the public in the Spring of 2004. The facility has two Softball fields and a full length Soccer field. There is a Playground, concession stand and bathrooms that are open daily


Address
2255 Bridge Avenue,, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742

Distance
1.71 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://ptboro.com/recreation/facilities/community-park/

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Beaver Dam Creek County Park

4: Beaver Dam Creek County Park

Beaver Dam Creek County Park is located in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, and offers tennis, a baseball field, a soccer field, a paved walking path with a boardwalk, and a nice playground.


Address
3460 Bridge Avenue,, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

Distance
2.16 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.oceancountyparks.org/frmRegContentPrks?ID=f70abebb-2890-45e2-ac2f-462155594cf1

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Slade Dale Sanctuary

5: Slade Dale Sanctuary

The 13-acre Slade Dale Sanctuary is an important part of the local ecosystem, and is home to a number of unique animals and plants. This waterfront preserve along the North Branch Beaver Dam Creek is a predominantly tidal marsh, which provides habitat for various birds, including osprey, as well as passive recreation opportunities for the community.


Address
Sea Point Dr., Point Pleasant, New Jersey 08742

Distance
2.25 miles from downtown PPB

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Orchard Park

6: Orchard Park

Orchard Park is a nice township park with a few fields, a big and small kid playground, tennis courts, a paved walking/biking path, basketball courts, a baseball diamond, an enclosed off-leash dog park, and easy access to the Edgar Felix trail.


Address
Wall, New Jersey 07719, Monmouth County,

Distance
2.61 miles from downtown PPB

Info on WallNJ.com
http://www.wallnj.com

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Arrowhead Park

7: Arrowhead Park

Small park in Brick, NJ that includes the following: Playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic tables, picnic field, walking path, off street parking.


Address
Green Tree Rd, Brick, NJ 08724

Distance
3.24 miles from downtown PPB

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Traders Cove Playground

8: Traders Cove Playground

You can find Traders Cove playground right on the water in Brick, NJ. This amazing inclusive playground is fully ramped and full of sensory play. Comfortable amenities and several free-standing elements complete this playground.


Address
40 Mantoloking Rd,, Brick Township, New Jersey 08723

Distance
3.39 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.bricktownship.net/departments/recreation/parks-and-facilities/

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Sawmill Bike Path

9: Sawmill Bike Path

The Sawmill Bike Path is located in Brick Township, NJ, offers a nice crushed rock path multiple miles long.


Address
Brick, New Jersey 08724, Ocean County

Distance
3.46 miles from downtown PPB

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Herbertsville Park

10: Herbertsville Park

The amenities in Herbertsville Park include a softball field, basketball courts, two playgrounds, a paved walking/jogging path, benches, and a parking area. This park also give access to the Sawmill Bike path trail system.


Address
498 Nebraska Ave,, Brick Township, New Jersey 08724

Distance
3.60 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.bricktownship.net/departments/recreation/parks-and-facilities/herbertsville-park/

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Windward Beach Park

11: Windward Beach Park

Park amenities include parking, a playground, a tot lot, volleyball nets, picnic tables, a gazebo, fishing and crabbing piers, bocce courts, horseshoe pits, and a popular (not too large) sledding hill. Admission to the park is free; a beach badge is required for the bathing area.


Address
265 Princeton Avenue, Brick, New Jersey 08724

Distance
3.91 miles from downtown PPB

Website
http://bricktownship.net/index.php/departments/recreation/parks-and-facilities/

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Edgar Felix Bikeway Trails

12: Edgar Felix Bikeway Trails

Edgar Felix Bikeway is a paved path stretching between Allaire Village, the town of Manasquan, and the Wall Municipal complex


Address
Wall, New Jersey 07719, Monmouth County,

Distance
4.23 miles from downtown PPB

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Brick Reservoir

13: Brick Reservoir

The Brick Reservoir consists of a 1.6 mile, crushed rock path, along with multiple fishing stations and picnic areas. This really is a great park.


Business
811 Herbertsville Rd, , Brick, New Jersey 08724

Distance
4.36 miles from downtown PPB

Official Page / Details
http://brickmua.com/reservoir/resdirections.asp

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Wall Community Park and Activity Fields

14: Wall Community Park and Activity Fields

The municipal complex in Wall Township includes soccer, baseball, and football fields, as well as basketball courts, paved walk/biking paths, and playgrounds.


Address
2700 Allaire Road, Wall, New Jersey 07719, Monmouth County,

Distance
4.53 miles from downtown PPB

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Allaire Community Farms

15: Allaire Community Farms

Allaire Community Farms is a beautiful and unique location nestled in the heart of Wall, NJ. This community farm offers a variety of educational programs, events, and opportunities for visitors of all ages to learn about sustainable agriculture and i


Address
1923 Baileys Corner Road,, Wall Township, New Jersey 9534

Distance
4.55 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://allairecommunityfarm.org/

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Bernard J. Cooke Memorial

16: Bernard J. Cooke Memorial

Bernard J. Cooke Memorial is located in Brick, NJ. It features large kids' and toddlers' playgrounds, a scooter track, a baseball/softball field, a paved walking path, a basketball court, and a skatepark.


Address
44 Burnt Tavern Rd,, Brick Township, New Jersey 08724

Distance
5.01 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.bricktownship.net/departments/recreation/parks-and-facilities/

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Bayside Park

17: Bayside Park

Bayside Park offers beautiful views of the bay and even better sunsets! The park offers easy access to fishing and crabbing, a gazebo, a playground, picnic tables, benches, and more.


Address
427 Rt 35 South,, Brick, New Jersey 08723

Distance
5.71 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.bricktownship.net/departments/recreation/parks-and-facilities/

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Deerwood Park

18: Deerwood Park

Deerwood Park, located off Allenwood Lakewood Rd, offers 1 large play structure (ages 5 12), 1 smaller play structure (ages 3 5), baby swings, 4 little league fields, batting cages, and 2 roller hockey rinks.


Address
2740 Allenwood Lakewood Road,, Howell Township, New Jersey 07731

Distance
5.88 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.twp.howell.nj.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Deerwood-Park-4

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Historic Allaire Village

19: Historic Allaire Village

The historic Allaire Village contains buildings from the 19th century, including a general store, blacksmith shop, carpenters shop, managers house, foremans house and a church.


Address
4263 Atlantic Ave,, Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727

Distance
6.03 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 919-3500

Website
http://www.allairevillage.org/

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Multiuse Trails in Allaire State Park

20: Multiuse Trails in Allaire State Park

A network of trails winds through the park, providing opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. Several moderate hiking trails are in the main day-use area of the park, accessible from the main parking area. The South Side area of the park is approximately 800 acres of varying terrain and has miles of unmarked trails and four primarily marked multi-use trails. The South Side trails are accessible from a trailhead at a large gravel parking lot on Hospital Road. Don't forget cross-country skiing in the winter, and you can even find some hills to sled in if you hike a bit.


Address
Main parking lot is on Hospital Road,, Wall Township, NJ 07727

Distance
6.25 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/allaire.html

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Soldier Memorial Park

21: Soldier Memorial Park

Soccer & softball complex. Park will include 5 softball fields, 8 soccer fields and 2 multi-purpose fields, 3 play structures (ages 5 12), several picnic areas with tables and benches, and a simple but nice crushed rock walking/biking path..


Address
450 Lakewood Farmingdale Rd,, Howell, New Jersey 07731

Distance
7.07 miles from downtown PPB

Website
http://www.twp.howell.nj.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Soldier-Memorial-Park-13

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Bear Swamp Natural Area

22: Bear Swamp Natural Area

Bear Swamp Natural Area is a small park in Howell, New Jersey, that offers walking, horseback riding, birding and more.


Address
351- 399 Maxim Rd,, Howell, NJ 07731

Distance
7.68 miles from downtown PPB

Land Managed By Howell
http://www.twp.howell.nj.us/114/Recreational-Activities

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Shark River Park

23: Shark River Park

Shark River Park offers outdoor fun, for the whole family. You will find trails for walking, hiking and biking. As well as playgrounds, open fields, a fishing pond and more.


Address
1101 Schoolhouse Road, Wall, New Jersey 07753

Distance
7.90 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 922-4080

Website
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/Page.aspx?ID=2537

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Cattus Island County Park

24: Cattus Island County Park

Cattus Island County Park spans almost 500 acres and has a nature center, miles of trails (many with lovely vistas of the adjacent Silver Bay), a nice playground and some picnic tables.


Address
1170 Cattus Island Blvd., Toms River, New Jersey 08753, Ocean County

Distance
8.39 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 270-6960

Website
http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/parks/cattus.html

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Oak Glen Park

25: Oak Glen Park

Oak Glen is a nice municipal park located in Howell NJ. It contains numerous recreational areas, including basketball courts, soccer, baseball and football fields, and small playground. There is also a large hill between the library and police station (across Old Tavern Rd) that is commonly used for sledding in the winter. Park in the library or at the top of the hill for easy access.


Address
275 Old Tavern Road, Howell, New Jersey 07731, Monmouth County,

Distance
8.74 miles from downtown PPB

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Echo Lake/Alfred C. Sauer Park

26: Echo Lake/Alfred C. Sauer Park

Echo Lake Pavilion (can be reserved for special occasions), Echo Lake (for fishing and kayaking only - no swimming or motorized boats!), a floating dock, play structure (ages 5 12), bathroom facilities and a nature trail. In addition to, the park has a gazebo overlooking the lake and several benches and picnic tables throughout.


Address
1205 Maxim Southard Road,, Howell, New Jersey 07731

Distance
8.74 miles from downtown PPB

Website
http://www.twp.howell.nj.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Alfred-C-Sauer-Park-at-Echo-Lake-2

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Manasquan Reservoir

27: Manasquan Reservoir

The reservoir is the pride Monmouth County park system offering many great activities, both through the park system and on your own.


Business
311 Windeler Road,, Howell, New Jersey 07731,

Distance
10.12 miles from downtown PPB

Visitor Center
(732) 919-0996

Website
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?Id=2531

Environmental Center

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Casino Pier in Seaside Heights

28: Casino Pier in Seaside Heights

The Casino Pier is a "Family Fun and Sun Resort" historically known for offering an unforgettable Jersey Shore experience. They have a lot to offer the whole family with events, shows, great food, a great waterpark, minigolf, go-carts, and much more. Come on out this summer and visit!


Address
800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, New Jersey 08751,

Distance
10.33 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 793-6488

Website
http://www.casinopiernj.com/

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Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

29: Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

The Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center is dedicated to providing experiences of learning and discovery related to wetlands ecology and wildlife and habitat protection.


Address
331 Georgia Tavern Road, Howell, New Jersey 07731, Monmouth County

Distance
10.65 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 751-9453

Website
https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=2627

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Pine Park

30: Pine Park

Pine Park, on the northwest corner of town,was once a part of George Jay Goulds estate, the parks 149 acres now sport campgrounds and ball fields, as well as basketball, handball and tennis courts. The park often hosts large community events.


Address
500 Country Club Dr, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Distance
10.76 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 367-6737

Website
http://www.lakewoodnj.gov/parks_detail.php

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Riverwood Park

31: Riverwood Park

Riverwood park offers many types of outdoor fields, river access, and 3 small campsites.


Address
Commons Way, Toms River, New Jersey 08755, Ocean County,

Distance
11.18 miles from downtown PPB

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Brown's Woods Preserve

32: Brown's Woods Preserve

You will find nice trails that are great for running and walking, with some being good for bikes as well. This is a very pet-friendly park, as long as you keep your pets leashed.


Address
117 Haines Road,, Toms River, New Jersey 08753

Distance
11.45 miles from downtown PPB

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Winding River Park

33: Winding River Park

Winding River Park (in Toms River, NJ) contains picnic areas, baseball fields, playgrounds, nature trails, and a skating center.


Address
Route 37 & Hospital Road, Toms River, New Jersey 08753

Distance
11.79 miles from downtown PPB

Website
https://www.tomsrivertownship.com/211/Recreation

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Jakes Branch County Park

34: Jakes Branch County Park

Jakes Branch County Park offers a balance of active and passive recreation opportunities. The nature center in the park will highlight the beauty, history, and natural surroundings of the Pine Barrens. Don't forget the huge playground and playground hiking trail!


Address
1100 Double Trouble Road, Beachwood, New Jersey 08722

Distance
14.36 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
732-281-2750

Website
http://www.oceancountyparks.org/frmRegContentPrks?ID=0694b294-986f-46e6-a679-d03ac775c176

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Michael J. Tighe Park

35: Michael J. Tighe Park

Community green space with a playground, seasonal splash pad, skate park & baseball diamonds.


Address
65 Georgia Rd,, Freehold, New Jersey 07728

Distance
14.94 miles from downtown PPB

Website
http://twp.freehold.nj.us/michael-j.-tighe-park

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Dorbrook Recreation Area

36: Dorbrook Recreation Area

Dorbrook Recreation Area features 535 acres which include playgrounds, tennis, horseshoes, swimming pools, a Sprayground, an inline rink, basketball, open fields, and 2.4 miles of paved trail for walking, biking, and in-line skating.


Address
Route 537, Colts Neck, New Jersey 07722, Monmouth County,

Distance
14.98 miles from downtown PPB

Phone
(732) 542-1642

Website
http://www.monmhttp://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?Id=2519

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