BEAVER DAM CREEK COUNTY PARK
Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant, Ocean County, NJ
40 acres


Directions:

north of Route 88 and west of Bridge Avenue

From Garden State Parkway, southbound exit 88: Route 70 east, continue on through Route 88 intersection. Continue for approximately two miles; turn right onto Bridge Avenue; continue for 3/4 miles to park entrance on right, 1/8 mile before intersection of Route 88.


History:

Captain Cornelius Hendrickson charted two rivers while exploring the Barnegat Bay.  One of these was probably Beaver Dam Creek. (Miller 2000:7)

By 1740 there were a few scattered settlers along Beaver Dam Creek. (Miller 2000:102)

The southern and western boundary line of Point Pleasant follows the middle of the north branch of Beaver Dam Creek.


Facilities:

Basketball court, conservation area, handicap accessible, open playing fields, picnic area (enjoy a picnic under the pavilion), two playgrounds, restrooms, soccer, softball, and two tennis courts.


Habitats:

Take a walk along Beaver Dam Creek's boardwalk through tidal wetlands.


Trails:

boardwalk and trails into the wetlands