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Great Egg Harbor Bay, Somers Point

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Great Egg Harbor Bay is a major bay located on the southern New Jersey coast, specifically in Atlantic and Cape May counties. The Great Egg Harbor River empties into the bay.The Garden State Parkway crosses the bay, via the Great Egg Harbor Bridge. Just west of the bridge is the Beesley's Point Bridge, which was closed in 2004 and demolished in 2013. It carried US Route 9.
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  • This is one of my favorite bridges to ride across. The Great Egg Harbor Bay is just gorgeous. I believe you can also walk across it (on my bucket list).  more »
  • The "new" bridge from Somer's Point to Ocean City is fabulous. Very car, walker, bicycle, and fisherman friendly. We ride our bikes over this bridge every time we're in OC. There is a lovely visitor c...  more »
  • Great Bay is cleaner and healthier than it has been in decades, great fishing and crabbing and it will get better as we approach autmn  more »

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