Jersey Shore

Kids Playing on the Beach Locals on the Beach Island Beach State Park

Bay Head #1 Bay Head #2 Bay Head #3

New Jersey Atlantic Ocean coastline called Jersey Shore is a popular tourist destination with locals. This nearly 80 miles/ 130 km long continuous stretch of sand beaches is filled with hotels, beach houses and casinos. Jersey Shore was a place of 15 unprovoked sharks shark attacks in the 20th century. The deadliest was year 1916 when 4 swimmers were killed by shark. Those attacks inspired the book and movie "Jaws". One of most recent attacks (probably by great white shark) happened in New Jersey in June 2005.

Typical Jersey Shore Barnegat Lighthouse Covered by Wave