NJDEP Division of Parks and Forestry- Island Beach State Park

“Terrapins” (watch on VIMEO, 3 minutes and 40 seconds, all ages).

Popular here at the Jersey Shore, Northern Diamondback Terrapins are small turtles; learn quick facts in this short video.

Shaped by storms and tides, Island Beach State Park is a barrier island stretching for 10 miles between the restless Atlantic Ocean and the historic Barnegat Bay. It is maintained by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Parks and Forests Division.