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Great Kills Park

Beaches

Cedar Grove Beach

Ebbitts Street and Cedar Grove Avenue
(718) 351-6387

The city's newest beach is a converted oceanfront bungalow colony. This charming beach with its clear views of the Manhattan Bridge is smaller and somewhat more tranquil than its neighbors, Midland Beach and South Beach, and is popular with the area's families.

Directions and Parking

Directions

Directions via Google Maps

Parking

Free parking lot

Beach Hours

During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags.

Beach Rules

Download Cedar Grove Beach Rules (PDF 1.4 MB)

Summer beach hours: 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.


Accessibility Symbol This is an accessible beach. Beach mats are available for wheelchair access.

Amenities

New York City beaches have closed for the season, and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.

About NYC Public Beaches

NYC Parks maintains 14 miles of beaches, all of which are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags.

Safety

Water Quality Advisories or Closures - Visit the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s New York City Area Beaches page for water quality advisories or closures before you head to the beach.

Water & Sun Safety - The do's and don'ts of water safety

Rip Currents - Safety tips and information provided by The National Weather Service regarding the dangers of rip currents.

Park Information

Directions to Great Kills Park

Great Kills Park Weather

  • Sat
    Sunny
    55°F
  • Sun
    Chance Showers
    51°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain/Snow
    41°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    36°F

7-day forecast

Facilities

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