Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh

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Jones Beach State Park is a world-class swimming destination. The park offers surf bathing along its 6.5 miles of ocean beach, one-half mile of bay beach for stillwater bathing, and two swimming pools.The west end of the park provides wonderful surf fishing, a boat basin and undeveloped areas that are home to a variety of migratory birds and native plants. The park is also home to the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center, which includes environmental displays about the seashore, educational tours and programming for all ages.

Jones Beach has a two mile boardwalk and a "Castles in the Sand" photo collection at the East Bathhouse which depicts the development of the Long Island State Park and parkway systems. Additional attractions include deck games, the Jones Beach State Park Pitch and Putt Court, miniature golf and beach volleyball. Jones Beach also hosts the popular Bethpage Federal Credit Union Annual Memorial Day Weekend Air Show.

Fields 6, 4, and 10 Open Sunrise to Sunset Daily; Night Access with Fishing Permit Only

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For any additional information please feel free to contact the Park Information Office at 516-785-1600
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  • Jones Beach is a surprisingly beautiful beach. First of all, it is so wide! It is at least 300 yards from the parking lot to the water, walking over fine white sand. The lifeguards are truly...  more »
  • Be ready for a long walk unless you park at field 6 (closest to the water). Bring some muscle if you carry lots of stuff to the beach and put on some bug spray, deet if you have it should you park...  more »

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