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Higbee Beach reviews
There's more to this than just the beach on the bay, between Sunset Beach, and the canal, where the Cape May-Lewes Ferry has a terminal. There are trails to walk. Dogs are permitted all year... more »
The parking area is a sand path away from the beach itself. The sand is soft and would be difficult to walk on for someone who can't tolerate moderate exertion. As other reviews mentioned, it's a... more »
There is a little hike from the parking to the shore, but we loved how much space we had at this non crowded beach, even on a Saturday. The water is murky, can't see the bottom, but it stays sandy and not too deep for a good distance, so it's a nice place to swim. On the shore there are so many pebbles and "cape may diamonds" instead of shells. It was fun to dig in the sand!
Beautiful beach, lots of beach rocks, crabs and the water was warmer than at sunset and wildwood which was more enjoyable for me personally because I cannot tolerate colder water very well. It also seemed to be less crowded as well but still offered a nice view. The sand was rockier and the water was deeper though so it's harder to walk barefoot in the sand...
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