The park, which draws more than 2 million visitors a year, opened at 5 a.m today, and is expected to draw twice as many visitors as usual. “I’m sure at 5 a.m. we will have a nice line of fishermen looking to get access here,” McCarthy said.
“Flood waters of up to 6 feet submerged Sandy Hook’s fire station, ranger station, theater and most of its six concession stands. Three of Sandy Hook’s major parking lots were hidden beneath 3 to 4 feet of sand,” McCarthy said. Read more about the recovery here.