Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh

4.2
#1 of 67 in Beaches in New York State
Must see · Beach · State Park
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

For Northwell Health Jones Beach Theater Information: http://northwellhealth.theatrejonesbeach.com/?gclid=CJqn6bioqtQCFceEswodyUQBOA

For Jones Beach Bandshell Information: http://jonesbeachbandshell.com/free-events/

For Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center Information: https://parks.ny.gov/environment/nature-centers/4/details.aspx

For any additional information please feel free to contact the Park Information Office at 516-785-1600
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  • A wonderful beach that includes various places of interest. Occasional concerts, a swimming pool, shuffleboard floors, mini-gold, a nice restaurant with good food, and the actual beach. It also has.....  more »
  • live close by and we go after they stop charging at 4pm the boardwalk is great exercise for all they have made great updates to the activities that you can do there its like brand new  more »

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