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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Highlights

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Rockaway Beach

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Atlantic Ocean onto Rockaway Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to lay their eggs, with their male… Read More

Rockaway Beach

The origins of the name Rockaway Peninsula are closely related to the language of the Delaware and Chippewa Native Americans. Linguistic experts recognize both… Read More

Rockaway Doughboy Statue

This monument honors 17 servicemen from the local community who paid the supreme sacrifice while serving their country during World War I. The statue depicts a bronze… Read More

Sandpiper Playground

This park honors the sandpipers that can be found at nearby Rockaway Beach. These small birds make their way though this area during a long winter migration from their… Read More

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Directions to Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Wed
    Rain/Snow
    45°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Cloudy
    42°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    37°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    42°F

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