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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

It's My Park: Piping Plovers at Rockaway Beach

 

 Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, lay their eggs, hatch and fledge at a section of Rockaway Beach reserved just for them which is protected by the Urban Park Rangers. 

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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Sat
    Windy
    23°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Snow
    33°F
  • Mon
    Wintry Mix
    30°F
  • Tue
    Cold
    20°F

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