Get Outside

Monmouth County has no shortage of scenic destinations for hiking, fishing, boating and more—so what are you waiting for? The great outdoors beckons.



Parks in Monmouth County

Enjoy hiking, educational opportunities and more at one of the many tranquil nature spots in our area.

Bird-Watching in Monmouth County

If you go early in the morning, Monmouth offers some great spots for ogling a wide variety of winged species during breeding season. Learn more at njaudubon.org.

Amusement Parks in Monmouth County

If games, rides and delicious food are up your alley, venture out to one of these destinations for a full day of fun.

Golf and Mini-Golf in Monmouth County

Eager to get back in the swing? Head to one of many open-to-the-public courses, put-put facilities and driving ranges in Monmouth and go for the greens.

Horseback Riding in Monmouth County

There are many excellent horseback riding opportunities in Monmouth County for riders of all abilities. So saddle up!

Boating in Monmouth County

Whether you’d like to paddle out in a kayak or you’re looking to spend the day on a yacht, there are plenty of opportunities to set sail in Monmouth County. Here are a few nearby locations where you can charter a boat or launch a kayak.

Beaches in Monmouth County / Dog Friendly Beaches in Monmouth County

Cool off and take a dip in the ocean at one of the famed Jersey Shore beaches. Don’t forget the suntan lotion!

Fishing in Monmouth County

What could be better for a day of outdoor relaxation than a fishing expedition? Happily, the county offers many promising spots to cast off.

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December 2017

Looking for a fun event for both you and your kids? Try a STOCKING MAKING DEMONSTRATION at Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park. From 1–2 p.m., you and your little ones will learn how to make and...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Langosta Lounge
1000 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ  07712
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The Shrewsbury Chorale, one of Monmouth County’s premier choruses, invites you to celebrate the Christmas holiday with a concert of fine choral music entitled, Hodie Holiday (pronounced...

Cost: $25 (Adult);$20 (Senior/Student);$10 (Child)

Where:
St.George by the River Church
7 Lincoln Ave.
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Sponsor: The Shrewsbury Chorale
Telephone: 732-747-1362
Contact Name: Steven Leech
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The Shrewsbury Chorale, one of Monmouth County’s premier choruses, invites you to celebrate the Christmas holiday with a concert of fine choral music entitled, Hodie Holiday (pronounced...

Cost: $25 (Adult);$20 (Senior/Student);$10 (Child)

Where:
St.George by the River Church
7 Lincoln Ave.
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Sponsor: The Shrewsbury Chorale
Telephone: 732-747-1362
Contact Name: Steven Leech
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The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings the beloved tale THE RAINBOW FISH to life with puppetry at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. The show, geared for children ages 5–8, will be...

Cost: $25

Where:
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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To get ready for the holidays, Freehold will be hosting everything from Breakfast with Santa to its Menorah lighting. You and your family can even take a “jolly trolley” tour of...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Downtown Freehold
Freehold, NJ  07728


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Watch the MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM take on Quinnipiac at the OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch. The game begins at 11:30 a.m. MU’s men’s basketball...

Cost: $10

Where:
OceanFirst Bank Center
Cedar Ave.
West Long Branch, NJ  07764
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The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings the beloved tale THE RAINBOW FISH to life with puppetry at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. The show, geared for children ages 5–8, will be...

Cost: $25

Where:
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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To get ready for the holidays, Freehold will be hosting everything from Breakfast with Santa to its Menorah lighting. You and your family can even take a “jolly trolley” tour of...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Downtown Freehold
Freehold, NJ  07728


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Yin, the feminine principle: dark, passive, receptive, reflective, withdrawn, cool, introspective. Yin yoga was developed to penetrate deep into connective tissue expanding flexibility and aiding...

Cost: $19/class or free with Inlet membership

Where:
Inlet Yoga
233 East Main Street
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Contact Name: Jennifer Vafakos

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