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Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh

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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
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  • Miles and miles of white sand, a Boardwalk, fresh air, and the ocean, what more could anyone want, oh yes plenty of parking. While walking West enjoying the solitude with perhaps three other people ju...  more »
  • This park has everything - from entertainment to sand, surf and surfing. Golf to the Memorial Day Air Show. A must visit...  more »
  • Jones Beach Boardwalk is a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the view of ocean during any season. In the summer there are concession stands to get ice cream and food.  more »