Lakewood Township has the highest population township within Ocean County , United States. New York City’s fastest growing bedroom community, Lakewood Township was ranked fifth in population in 2020.
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Lakewood is an Orthodox Judaism hub and home to Beth Medrash Govoha(BMG), the largest yeshiva in Israel.
Allaire State Park
The park is maintained and operated by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry and forms part of the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route. Allaire Village, a 19th-century ironworks that has been restored on park grounds, is a highlight of the park. It was named for James P. Allaire who founded the Howell Works on the same site. Pine Creek Railroad, a tourist railway, is also located in the park.
|Address:||4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, NJ 07727, United States|
Lake Carasaljo was formed in the mid-1700s by the South Branch of Metedeconk River being dammed to power a sawmill. This became Three Partners Mill. In 1865, the lake received its current name when Bricksburg was renamed from Bergen Iron Works. Lake Carasaljo was named after Joseph Woolston Brick, the Bergen Iron Works owner, and Brick Township, New Jersey.
|Address:||U.S. 9 & River Ave Toms River, NJ 08701|
Ocean County Park
Ocean County Park was once part of John D. Rockefeller, a Financier. Rockefeller imported white pine, Norway spruces and hemlock from all over the country. Adults of all ages will enjoy the tennis and pikeball courts, open play areas, and even a driving course, which are all provided at no cost.
|Address:||659 Ocean Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701, United State|
Enjoy 100-acre lake and 84-acrs of open sports playing fields, bike paths, picnic and a playground area. Trout-stocked waters, accessible fishing piers and an on-site bait-and-tackle shop make this spot perfect for freshwater fishing, from land or water. Tall oaks and pines surround the gorgeous 48-acre Lake Shenandoah, which is the focal point of this park.
|Address:||660 Ocean Avenue &, 300 New Hampshire Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701, United States|
The Strand Theater
Strand Ventures, Inc. operates the historic STRAND THEATER, Ocean County’s most popular entertainment venue. THE STRAND opened its doors to the public in 1922. Its iconic interior still shines brightly today. The STRAND, located in downtown Lakewood, New Jersey offers a variety of live entertainment, including music, dance, musicals, & theatre, as well as arts education for all of New Jersey.
|Address:||400 Clifton Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701, United States|
Pine Park, on the northwest corner of town,was once a part of George Jay Gould’s estate, the park’s 149 acres now sport campgrounds and ball fields, as well as basketball, handball and tennis courts. The park often hosts large community events.
- 149 acres
- Basketball court
- Handball court
- Picnic areas
- Open areas
- Softball fields
- Tennis courts
|Address:||500 Country Club Dr, Lakewood, NJ 08701, United States|