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Bay Breeze Park Kayak/Canoe Launch

Beach 88th Street and Beach Channel Drive
Sunrise to Sunset (April 1 to December 1)

Rules Prohibit:

  • Swimming, diving, or bathing
  • Rafts or other inflatables
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Littering
  • Smoking
  • Any discharge into water
  • Pets off leash or in the water
  • Open flame
  • Storing personal property
  • Motor vehicles without specific authorization

Location Details

Launch: Yes

Landing: Yes

Site Fee: No

ADA Accessible: No

Rental: Please visit http://communityboathouse.org

Storage: No

Rest Area: Yes

Parking: On-street parking only

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Sanctuaries

Excellent launch spot for southern Jamaica Bay, including Dubos Point, Subway Island, and Vernam Barbadoes.

Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions

This launch area is rocky with old piles and sharp drop-off offshore.

Currents

Jamaica Bay currents, tides, and wind can be treacherous. Wear a personal floatation device at all times, and paddle with a buddy.

 

Emergency Landing Points

This launch site is a good exit point for Jamaica Bay.

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