Is the legendary Captain Kidd's treasure buries somewhere at the Jersey Shore? Maybe you've driven by or walked over a rumored hiding spot for the treasure.

So where are these rumored locations? Well' if you've never heard these stories, this may shock you. There are 4 likely spots for the hiding place of Captain Kidd's treasure, according to, and three of them are in either Monmouth or Ocean County, including the most likely.

1. Off the coast of Cape May

2. At the mouth of the Toms River

3. At Sandy Hook

4. The most likely is what is now Cliffwood Beach at the Monmouth/Middlesex border.

There are other possibilities as well, including Oyster Creek and Brigantine. So far there have been some false alarms, but no confirmed findings linked to Captain Kidd, but the search continues.

I bet the next time you're spending a summer day at a Jersey Shore beach and the kids decide to dig a hole, you'll be paying a little more attention. It could wind up being your lucky day.

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