Mantoloking Beach Access Report

The NJ DEP has released a Steel Revetment Project Fact Sheet.  It can be found here.

Citizens that have concerns specifically about on-site personnel, construction, engineering or project management should first contact the BCE or EIC. General inquiries and concerns should be taken to the respective municipality. Contact information can be found below:

EIC Associates, Inc. –

Bureau of Coastal Engineering –

Below you can find reports regarding the condition of Mantoloking’s beaches and access to them.


Mantoloking Beaches – Summer 2018

Summer of 2018 Beaches

The Borough of Mantoloking will be providing, lifeguard services at the following beaches for the 2018 beach season starting June 15th ending Labor Day:

Downer Avenue beach

Lyman Street beach

Lifeguards will be on duty 7 days a week, from 10 AM to 5 PM daily.

Downer Avenue and Lyman Street beaches will have Lifeguard services for the opening weekend of Friday June 15th to Sunday June 17th. There will be NO Lifeguards on duty Monday the 18th thru Wednesday the 20th of June. Lifeguard services will resume on June 21st at Downer Avenue & Lyman Street beaches.

All 12 remaining beach walkways will be open to the public.  Please be advised there will be no lifeguards at Carrigan, Williams, Newman, Stephens, 1039, 1071, 1085, 1107, Herbert, Princeton, Albertson & 1539.  Use of these unprotected beaches is discouraged and any use of the unprotected beach is at your own risk.

Badge fee: $75 Season / $10 Day – badges can be purchased at the badge trailer on Downer in the municipal parking lot. Cash or check w/driver’s license

The Lifeguards will work under the standards given by the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA), which employ three easy to remember flag colors for public information:

Green: All clear; swimming allowed.

Yellow: Caution; rough water or surf; adult and experienced swimmers only.

Red: No swimming.

Bathers who decide to enter the water outside of the Lifeguard flags are advised that they do so at their own risk! All beach goers are asked to pay close attention to all posted signs and warnings.

Contact #: 732-295-1465 (for non-emergency)

Emergencys: 911

  • Any changes to the lifeguard schedule or location will be posted at the Beach Badge trailer on Downer, Borough social media sites and the Borough of Mantoloking web page.

Thank you,

Stacy S Ferris              Wade Bredin

Chief of Police            Head Lifeguard

A printable version of this notice can be found here.

Posted: June 8, 2018

Beach Access Update

Public Works is happy to announce that there is now stair access to the beach at the following locations;  Carrigan, Williams, Newman, Lyman, 1039 Ocean Ave., 1085 Ocean Ave., 1105 Ocean Ave. and Princeton. The remaining walkways will at minimum have a sand ramp, as we continue to push sand we hope to add stairs to Downer & Albertson.

Thank You,

Chief Stacy S. Ferris
Chief of Police / OEM Operations

Posted: May 24, 2017

Beach Update

We are happy to report that Carrigan, Princeton, Williams and Newman beaches are open with staircases down to the beach.  Lyman has a sand ramp.

Posted: April 21, 2017

Storm Update – 9/3/16

As of noon Saturday 9/3/2016, the beaches in the Borough of Mantoloking will be closed until further notice. Residents and visitors are advised to take all necessary precautions in securing their homes. Coastal flooding from bay and possible splash over from ocean is anticipated. Due to possible flooding, please move vehicles to higher area. Prolonged power outages may occur. Please monitor borough’s web site and OEM Facebook pages for additional information.

Posted: September 3, 2016

2016 Beach Information

Mantoloking Beach Information as of 6/3/16


Carrigan Place to Herbert Street –    Borough of Mantoloking

Herbert Street to Albertson Street –  Mantoloking Beach Association (Private Beach Association)


Beach badges are required starting June 13th through September 5th Labor Day.  They are available for purchase at the badge trailer located on Downer Avenue (next to the Firehouse) starting June 13th. Hours of operation- 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily. NO PRESALES!!

Season Badge $20.00

Daily Wristband (NEW) $5.00

Children under the age of 12 are admitted free

Military personnel are entitled to free badges provided they have correct proof of active military service.

*Beach Badges must be prominently displayed at all times and will be strictly enforced*




Personal Check (valid DL is required)

Credit Card payments are not accepted. There will be NO presales or refunds.



The beach is accessible by 10 wooden walkways over the dunes. There are no lifeguards, boardwalks, concessions or restrooms. One beach wheelchair is available. To request the chair, go to police headquarters at 1303 Bay Ave.

Food is not allowed on the beach. Only nonalcoholic beverages in nondisposable containers are permitted. Surfing is permitted


Street parking available- some areas limited to two hour parking.

Dunes: Dos and Don’ts

Mantoloking Borough Code: Chapter XI

Posted: June 2, 2016

Beaches Are Now Open in Mantoloking

All Mantoloking beach access points are now open, with the exception of Downer and Herbert Street.  The 2016 Beach Brochure can be found here.

Posted: May 25, 2016



* Beaches Closed *
* Parking Prohibited on All Borough Streets *
* Construction Work Prohibited on Saturday 1/23/16 *

Police, fire, and first aid are operating normally. In an emergency, call 911 or 732-295-1465.

The full text of the declaration may be found here.


Posted: January 22, 2016

Steel Revetment Update – 9/25/2014

The sheet pile has been installed to Lyman Street. The driving machine has relocated to Princeton and is driving towards Albertson. Caps are being installed all along the sheet pile. Rocks are scheduled to be delivered by the second week in October to tie in the sheet pile to the current rock revetment at Lyman Street. The contractor will continue to work a 10 hour day, 6 days a week.

Posted: September 25, 2014

Steel Revetment update – 09/18/2014

Currently steel is being driven in the area of Lyman, where it will be stepped down to meet the rock revetment already in place. This Saturday, September 20th, the contractor plans on moving the driving machine south to where it left off in the area of Princeton. Installation of cap has begun in two areas, Downer working south and Herbert working north.

Posted: September 18, 2014

Steel Revetment Update – 9/11/14

Progress continues with the Sheet Pile project. This Saturday 9/13 no driving of sheet pile due to maintenance of equipment, but the contractor will be installing caps onto the sheet wall. The contractor anticipates being at the Lyman street end on or about Sept. 22 with delivery of rocks for tying in the wall and current rock revetment.

Posted: September 11, 2014

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