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Sandy Hook Interiors
404 State Route 36, Highlands, NJ 07732
Sandy Hook Interiors, also known as IGM Construction, is a general contracting and interior design company. For moreMore information about its services, call the office.
Gateway National Recreation Area / Sandy Hook Unit
Po Box 437, Highlands, NJ 07732

Sandy Hook is a six-mile-long barrier peninsula, extending off of Monmouth County to the north of Sea Bright and toMore the east of Highlands. To the west is Sandy Hook Bay and to the right is the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy Hook encloses the lower entrance to the Lower New York Bay. The land is owned by the federal government and is maintained by the National Park Service as one of the three Gateway National Recreation Areas. The entrance to Sandy Hook is only accessible by Route 36.

Sandy Hook has a very rich history. Fort Hancock, a former U.S. Army Fort from the Civil War and World War II era, is located at the northern end of the peninsula, and its preserved buildings are open to the public. Also, Sandy Hook's Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse in the United States.

There are many recreational activities to be enjoyed on Sandy Hook. There are plenty of beaches, boating and fishing available. Bicycle trails and hiking trails weave along the peninsula and this is a prime spot for bird watching. Visitors can dine on Sandy Hook at the Sea Gull's Nest restaurant, which has a deck overlooking the water. 

Sandy Hook is open year-round. Hours vary by season: November 1 - March 31, hours are 5am - 8pm; April 1 -  October 31, hours are 5am - 10pm.  There are no entrance fees, however, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, there is a $10 parking fee.  The fee is charged from 7am - 4pm during the summer.

Sandy Paws
401 New Jersey 36, Highlands, NJ 07732
Sandy Paws provides pet day care, grooming and boarding services.  The facility is clean and the indoor and outdoorMore spaces with over 5500 square feet allow plenty of room for pets to roam.  Visit the Web site for daily specials and "coupawns."