The Bayshore Celebrates NJ's 350th Birthday
Overview of the New Jersey Bay Shore
The New Jersey Bay Shore has more than 30+ miles of ocean, river and bayside beaches and is conveniently located close to the Garden State Parkway and is less than one hour from New York City.
Bodies of water connected to the Jersey Bay Shore include: Atlantic Ocean, Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, Shrewsbury River and Navesink River.
14 towns and a national park comprise some 115 square miles of the Bay Shore area: Aberdeen, Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Keansburg, Keyport, Leonardo, Matawan, Middletown, Navesink, Port Monmouth, Sandy Hook and Union Beach.
The main road running through the Bay Shore area is Route 36 and from one end of the Jersey Bay Shore (Aberdeen & Keyport) to the tip of Sandy Hook is some 20 miles.