A Treasure on the Bay

Welcome to Little Egg Harbor, a bayside paradise of clean water, family fun, and healthy living. Resting on the largest bay in New Jersey, adjacent to massive wetland and forest preserves, Little Egg Harbor is a convenient commute from Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Princeton, and New York City.

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A Boater’s Paradise

Looking for a watersports paradise? Seems you found it, friend. Boating is a way of life in Little Egg Harbor, and has been for centuries.

Local Marinas
Perfectly seared scallops

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Dear Foodies: Welcome Home

Amazing food starts with great ingredients, and Little Egg Harbor provides local access to more than you are imagining.

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Gone Fishin’

Whether its pulling in a thirty-pound striper from the coast, heading out to the Atlantic Ocean for a Mako shark, trolling the fish factory for some flounder, or renting a crab boat to catch some blue claws, if you’re a fisherman, you’re at home in Little Egg Harbor.

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Hike the beautiful pine lined, winding dirt paths

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Into the Woods

If you find yourself saltwater logged in Little Egg Harbor, maybe it’s time to experience the other half of our community. Take a hike and search out some unique wildlife, pack up the kids and hit one of our campgrounds for the weekend, or grab the kayak and/or fishing poles and try one of our freshwater streams or lakes. There is something for everyone in Little Egg Harbor.

Area Campgrounds

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The Beauty of Nature

In addition to the incredible bays and rivers, Little Egg Harbor sits at the center of a host of protected wildlife areas, country clubs, and outdoor centers.

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About The Area

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Little Egg Harbor – The Great 08087

Welcome to the place that I love, The Great 08087. Little Egg Harbor Township is not only filled with history,…

Mar 31
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Quahog – A brief history of our clam

Often, we see signs along the roadside, “Fresh Local Clams”. But exactly where do these “fresh local clams” come from?…

Mar 31

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Seven Bridges Road…Or Is It?

Lying in a salt marsh within the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, is a road nicknamed “Seven Bridges Road”,…

Mar 30

Pulaski Massacre: The Affair at Little Egg Harbor

On a small parcel of land located in Little Egg Harbor, there is a monument dedicated to a “massacre” that…

Feb 7
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Hike the beautiful pine lined, winding dirt paths

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But Let Us Not Forget the Pinelands

Not far from Little Egg Harbor, the village of Smithville is nestled around a large mill pond off Route 9.…

Feb 7
Diamondback Terrapin in Mystic Island meadows

The Diamondback Terrapin

The Diamondback Terrapin or just terrapin is a species of turtle that is indigenous to brackish costal marshes in southern…

Feb 7
Mystic Island Monument

Mystic Island…From the Beginning

Ever wonder how one, very large, Block & Lot was ever subdivided and developed into what we all know and…

Feb 6
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A Retirement Story – Finding Paradise

It was a simple statement, but a life-changing one. My wife Maria and I were at our home in Middlesex…

Jan 27
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Mystic Island

Did you know that Mystic Island was once called Hickory Island? The ground was level and the island was desolate.…

Jan 26