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Poverty Beach, Cape May

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Poverty Beach or Sewell Point is a barrier spit, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) in length entirely within the City of Cape May, along the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey in the United States. It is the southernmost barrier island in New Jersey.

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  • This is one of those places that is not as popular since it is not close to any bars, restaurants or activities. That is precisely why I enjoy it so much. The primary entrance is on Wilmington Ave.....  more »
  • Very calm and clean beach. Took a walk through it after visiting the lighthouse. We were lucky enough to spot a couple of dolphin pods playing around very close to the shore. We also stayed for the...  more »
  • Poverty Beach can turn on during Noreasters. Also can be hazardous shore-breaky board-breaky ankle-breaky. Most fun i think is solid ground swell on incoming high in offshire winds. Poverty just a blow the mind...

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