: Handicapped Beach Access at the Jersey Shore

Handicapped Beach Access at the Jersey Shore

Special needs visitors to Long Beach Island New Jersey now have regulation beach access points up and down the 18 miles of the Island.  The following is a list of handicapped beach access points.
The Handicap Ramps listed below also feature Handicapped Parking:

Beach Haven Area:
Beach Haven Crest: E 78th St
Beach Haven Park: E 100th St
Beach Haven Terrance: E 132nd St
Dunes: E 127th St
North Beach Haven: E 14th St
Peahala Park: E 94th St Long Beach

Brant Beach Area:
E 39th St
E 47th St
E 58th St
E 68th St
Bayview Park

Mckinley Ave, Parking Lot

Dolphin St

There are also Regulation Handicap Ramps in other areas, that do NOT have handicapped parking available:

Brant Beach: E 37th, E 39th, E 63rd, and E 66th Streets
Brighton Beach: E 82nd, E 84th Streets
Peahala Park: E 88th, E 94th Streets
Beach Haven Park: E 100th St, E 103rd St
Haven Beach: E 110th, E 112th, E 104th, E 105th, E 112th Streets
Dunes: E 121st Street
Beach Haven Terrace: E 128th, E 129th, and E 130th Streets
Beach Haven Gardens: E 32nd, E 27th Streets
North Beach Haven: E 20th, E 18th, E 17th and E 14th Streets
Holgate: Osborne Ave, Tebco Terrace, Jacqueline Ave, Pershing Ave, Roosevelt Ave

Long Beach Township includes these communities:  Beach Haven Crest, Beach Haven Gardens, Beach Haven Inlet, Beach Haven Park, Beach Haven Terrace, Brant Beach, Brighton Beach, High Bar Harbor, Haven Beach, Holgate, Loveladies, North Beach, North Beach Haven, Peahala Park, South Beach Haven, Spray Beach, The Dunes.  

Long Beach Township also offers a BeachWheels program free to township residents and visitors.

LBT Beachwheels

The Beachwheels program has special wheelchairs made from PVC tubing with special wheels. These special Beachwheels and Surf Chairs make travel easier over the rough beach landscape.  There are even some outfitted for fishing!

If you're staying in Long Beach Township, these chairs are free to reserve. Special security measure must be taken if you plan on staying in one of the Township's hotels.  The chairs must also stay within the township borders.

This generous program is funded through local businesses, organizations, and from contributions made throughout LBI , Long Long Beach Township, and Southern Ocean County.

You can call the Long Beach Township Beach Patrol for more information.  The phone number is 609-361-1200.

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Laura Giannotta

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Comment balloon 2 commentsLaura Giannotta • June 10 2009 07:14AM


Laura...that wheelchair looks like something I shold have for my dad.  I couldn't tell, motorized?

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) about 10 years ago

Dear Laura,

What an informed post on the handicap accessible beaches. That motorized beach chair looks like just the thing for the mobility impaired. My Nana would have loved to have that as she loved going to the beach!!


Posted by Betina Foreman, Realtor, C.N.E., with WJK REALTY (WJK Realty) about 10 years ago