Corson's Inlet State Park, Ocean City

4.3
#7 of 10 in Beaches in Cape May County
Corson's Inlet State Park was established by the New Jersey Legislature in the early 1960s to protect and preserve one of the last undeveloped tracts of land along the state’s oceanfront. The park borders Corson Inlet. The area’s natural habitats are teeming with wildlife established in the numerous primary and secondary sand dune systems, shoreline overwash, marine estuaries, and upland areas. The park offers scenic beauty and opportunities for observing a multitude of migratory and residential wildlife species. The park itself is located in Cape May County. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.
Beaches are open during the summer months.
This 98acre natural preserve is undeveloped and undisturbed sand dunes that serves as a protected nesting site for the endangered piping plover, the least tern and black skimmers. Other shorebirds and waterfowl, such as the American oystercatcher, various species of sandpipers, gulls, herons, sanderlings and ducks also stop during the year. Pets are not permitted in the area during the nesting season.
Boating is allowed . The boat ramp is open 24 hours day, seven days a week year round. The boat ramp has a launch fee from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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  • If you're a fisherman, you know Corson's. It offers access to inlet, back bay, and ocean fishing. Regardless of how you fish Corson's offers something for you. The beaches along the inlet are nice and...  more »
  • We visit by boat, although you can drive and park. The boat beach is very crowded on weekends with PWC`s and pleasure boats. Try going on a weekday. The beach is beautiful, you can walk for miles if y...  more »

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