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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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Barrier Island Classic Surf Competition

July 3, 2024

The Barrier Island Classic JR. Tournament will return to IBSP on August 1st. Date is subject to change based on waves and weather. The boys' division will have two categories...Continue »

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POAC Sea of Change

July 3, 2024

Join POAC and Sea of Change for our Annual Autism Surfing Event at Island Beach State Park. Volunteers are needed to help kids in the water. Surfing experience is not required! Sign...Continue »

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Oktoberfest

June 24, 2024

Celebrate fall at Island Beach! Oktoberfest will feature craft vendors, music, food, and beverages from Seaside Park's Heavy Reel Brewing Company. There will also be a pet costume parade and...Continue »

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Beach Plum Festival

June 24, 2024

This annual event features over 100 Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Games, Non Profits and of course Beach Plum Jelly! Don't miss this fun family festival at Island Beach State...Continue »

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