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Jamaica Bay Park

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Jamaica Bay Park - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the sea onto the beaches at Jamaica Bay Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beaches to lay their eggs, with their… Read More

Salt Marshes in New York City Parks - Jamaica Bay Park

Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants that would otherwise contaminate our bays and… Read More

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Jamaica Bay Park Weather

  • Sat
    Blustery
    21°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Snow
    33°F
  • Mon
    Wintry Mix
    26°F
  • Tue
    Cold
    20°F

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