Attractions

Nature Reserve in Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area

Here you’ll find the nation’s oldest lighthouse; excellent birding in a holly forest; outstanding views of Manhattan’s skyline on clear days; beautiful white dunes; and even a nude beach alongside a gay beach (area …
Lighthouse in Sandy Hook

Twin Lights of Navesink

If you can't get enough of Jersey lighthouses, the medieval-like brownstone double towers of Navesink offer an awesome – and free – view of Sandy Hook Bay. Trivia: it's the highest point on the Atlantic seaboard at …
Lighthouse in Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

The oldest operating lighthouse in the country. Admission by tour only, and visitors must be at least 4ft tall. Reservations are requested three weeks in advance.