- Western Terminus:
- South Broad Street (US 206), Bordentown Road (US 206), and White Horse Avenue (CR 533) in Hamilton
- Eastern Terminus:
- Union Avenue (NJ 71) and Taylor Avenue (NJ 71) in Spring Lake Heights
- 39.90 miles
- Mercer, Monmouth
CR 524 is an east/west route crossing the state near its center. It begins at US 206 just north of I-195, at the same point where CR 533 has its southern terminus. It runs east to Spring Lake Heights, where it ends at NJ 71. It has an alternate route along Squankum-Yellowbrook Road that bypasses the downtown area of Farmingdale, as well as a spur route along Atlantic Avenue that cuts southwest to Broad Street (CR 20) in Manasquan.