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Are beaches open? What are the restrictions?

Last Updated: 05/28/2021

Beaches, boardwalks, lakes, and lakeshores in New Jersey can reopen.

NOTE: For specific openings and safety protocols at beaches and lakeshores, please check with local or municipal authorities.

To save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 wear a mask and social distance if you are not vaccinated, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

There is no capacity limit for outdoor gatherings.

Playgrounds, amusement parks, and water parks may reopen indoor and outdoor spaces, so long as they follow required mitigation measures. For information about required mitigation measures, refer to this article.

Source: Executive Order No. 196; Executive Order No. 239; Executive Order No. 242