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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

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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  • Jones Beach is a beautiful State Park here in Nassau County. Not your usual state park, though. There are no hiking trails just a beachside boardwalk to stroll or jog. The Beach itself is famous and f...  more »
  • Go often with the family Very well maintained Food concession is much better since they renovated them. Parking is ok if u get there early. Crowds are ok but if u go to edges you have tons of room.  more »
  • Our family always includes a sunset walk along the boardwalk when we go visit family on Long Island. There usually is plenty to do, from a band playing with dancing to playing at the playground. Somet...  more »

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