Rockaway Beach Wayside, Rockaway Beach

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Overlooking the vast Pacific, Rockaway Beach Wayside offers plenty of opportunities for leisure and recreation. The picturesque beach features 11 km (7 mi) of soft, smooth sand only sporadically broken by scarcely forested dunes. Lined with little shops and eateries serving seafood specialties, the beach also boasts public restrooms, benches and picnic tables. Look for the two large boulders rising from the sea just off shore to the south that make an interesting and most photogenic rock formation. Arrange to visit Rockaway Beach Wayside and other attractions in Rockaway Beach using our Rockaway Beach trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • Loved walking the beach with our puppy and letting him off the leash to play ball. I got some great Milky Way photos from darker areas of the long beach and highly recommend for night photography.  more »
  • This beach is everything a wonderful beach should be...picturesque, clean, nearby restaurants, shops with friendly locals.  more »

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