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Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh

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State Park Beach
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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  • It was just a perfect day to enjoy at jones beach... Climate was moderate.. Water was too cold when we first touched it but after wards it was ok...Miles and miles of white sand, a Boardwalk, fresh ai...  more »
  • Growing up, I use to practically live at Jones Beach. I'd bike ride with my friends from Massapequa all the way down to the tower and the round-about. The Memorial Day weekend Jones Beach Air show is ...  more »
  • It's a pretty big Beach, but, not the best. Always so crowded, expensive for parking. On the other hand, has a section for BBQ's (my need to apply for permit). If you just want to drive towards the su...  more »