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Ortley Beach, New Jersey: Muffler Man - Barnacle Bill Team Field Report

Barnacle Bill's Mini Golf Course

1968 Hwy 35, Ortley Beach, NJ
Barnacle Bill's Mini Golf Course. On the east side of Hwy 35 between 3rd and 4th Aves.
Stored in the winter. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Muffler Man - Barnacle Bill

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Barnacle Bill Muffler Man, 2022.

Barnacle Bill Lumberjack

International Fiberglass Lumberjack (Muffler Man) holds a golf club for the 2022 season at Barnacle Bill's Amusements miniature golf course.

[Mike Curtis, 05/31/2022]

Barnacle Bill.

Muffler Man - Barnacle Bill

Bill survived Sandy. Barnacle Bill's Mini-golf is being rebuilt for summer fun.

[Vince, 05/29/2013]
Barnacle Bill Muffler Man

Visited this place a few months after Superstorm Sandy. Much of the town is destroyed or heavily damaged. The mini-golf course where this Muffler Man once stood looks like it sustained damage. Barnacle Bill was nowhere in sight. A sad casualty of the storm?

[Will Hill, 03/21/2013]

Barnacle Bill is usually stored in the adjacent arcade 1-story brick building during the off-season, so there's a fighting chance that he weathered the storm. If anyone spots him, let us know!

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