Best Sea Kayaking in New Jersey

This list represents the most popular sea kayaking in New Jersey. Use this list to plan your next New Jersey sea kayaking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Arthur Kill

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    Woodbridge, NJ

    As you look out on the Arthur Kill from the ramp at Captain Carlson Park, the fi rst thing you’ll probably see is the collection of large oil tanks directly across the strait from you. Look to ...
    •  2–3 hours
    •  6.2 miles
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    As you look out on the Arthur Kill from the ramp at Captain Carlson Park, the fi rst thing you’ll probably see is the collection ...

  • #2 Ocean City

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    Ocean City, NJ

    Paddle through a large maze of bays and creeks that naturally lend themselves to kayaking and exploration. On paper, bustling Ocean City, New Jersey doesn’t look like a top kayaking destination. ...
    •  3.5-4.5 nautical mi miles
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    Paddle through a large maze of bays and creeks that naturally lend themselves to kayaking and exploration. On paper, bustling ...

  • #3 Island Beach State Park

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    Berkeley Township, NJ

    Enjoy paddling near tidal marsh, freshwater wetlands, maritime forest, and one of the few undeveloped barrier island beaches along the Atlantic coast on this 10-mile stretch of paradise. The ...
    •  2-3 nautical mi miles
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    Enjoy paddling near tidal marsh, freshwater wetlands, maritime forest, and one of the few undeveloped barrier island beaches ...

  • #4 Egg Island-Glades Paddling Trails

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    Port Norris, NJ

    A large salt marsh with countless tidal creeks, Egg Island offers the opportunity to see shorebirds, ducks, hawks, bald eagles, terns, and gulls.
    •  2.6-9.1 nautical mi miles
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    A large salt marsh with countless tidal creeks, Egg Island offers the opportunity to see shorebirds, ducks, hawks, bald ...

  • #5 Great Bay

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    Tuckerton, NJ

    Travel through creeks, marsh, winding tributaries, and open water in this spot along the Atlantic Flyway and see a wide variety of bird species.
    •  7-9 nautical miles
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    Travel through creeks, marsh, winding tributaries, and open water in this spot along the Atlantic Flyway and see a wide ...

  • #6 Navesink River

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    Red Bank, NJ

    Choose from a variety of routes to explore a tidal estuary with small sandbars, forested shoreline, and grand properties.
    •  2.5-7.0 nautical mi miles
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    Choose from a variety of routes to explore a tidal estuary with small sandbars, forested shoreline, and grand proper ...

  • #7 Cape May

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    Cape May, NJ

    Choose from a variety of routes to explore this mecca for bird-watchers. The city of Cape May, New Jersey, is located at the southern end of the Cape May Peninsula, at the junction of the Delaware ...
    •  2.2-12.5 nautical mi miles
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    Choose from a variety of routes to explore this mecca for bird-watchers. The city of Cape May, New Jersey, is located at ...