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Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh

Categories: State Parks, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
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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  • I grew up visiting Jones Beach every summer. My friends and I spent so much time there as kids. The beaches are expansive, beautiful and spotless. They are truly breathtaking. There really is no where...  read more »
  • Hadn't been to Jones Beach in years. Grew up going here so was wondering how it was now. Picked a weekend after the end of the season but the beach was still great, weather good and even the concessio...  read more »
  • Jones beach field 4 is the perfect spot to park and hit the beach. We came to see the red moon. The lot was full of viewers with telescopes and photographers. 
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