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Address: Cliffwood, NJ

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Pick up your Garbage

I've been going to Cliffwood Beach for years. It is a very relaxing place however it's so frustrating to see all the garbage that others leave behind. I just don't understand why... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
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Scotrun, Pennsylvania
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South River, New Jersey
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111 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

There are plans on the drawing board to restore the Cliffwood Beach Boardwalk. This wood be the best move for the town..

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Scotrun, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I've been going to Cliffwood Beach for years. It is a very relaxing place however it's so frustrating to see all the garbage that others leave behind. I just don't understand why people can't clean up their own trash. The sad part is that many of the people that litter are adults. After Hurricane Sandy the beach was clean and... More 

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Thank ronettaj
Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I would not bring a family there for a day out, The beach is dirty, nothing really to do there but clean the beach.

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1 Thank Jay S
Keyport, New Jersey
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Great little beach, some sun bathe, others like my self fish. Has a few volleyball courts and basketball courts, and free parking.

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Thank paratile
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Great location, but township needs to make improvements in access and facilities. The view of Raritan Bay is great.

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Thank melvinivy
New York City, New York
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368 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Loved this beach, there was plenty of space and no one to slow our party down, we had around 30 people and a small bonfire after dark. There is a great value to this beach location and access points. We will be coming back with games and a bbq next time.

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3 Thank CVworldwide
Manalapan, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2011

its very nice on the beach side. a lot of people get confused with cliffwood and cliffwood beach. cliffwood is not a good area cliffwood beach is overall a very nice area and place to live i would recommend it

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5 Thank janedoe36
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2011

Jersey4ever is right, Stay away from Cliffwood Beach, ....... We don't want you and your trash, dog poop, dirty diapers and needles on our beach. Maybe your momma picks up after you but we are not spending our taxes dollars to do it.

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5 Thank mistertom428
New Monmouth, NJ
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2005

Cliffwood Beach is a very scary place. The beach is dirty, the water is murky, and the sand isnt white or pink...its a dark brown. I wouldnt go in the water there, and I would be afraid to sit on the sand too long either. Its a dangerous neighborhood too, a real ghetto. Dont go to Cliffwood beach, you shouldnt... More 

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