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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites

NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
Salt Marsh Nature Center (Gerritsen Inlet)Avenue U between Burnett Street & East 33 StreetYes
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
BothNo Storage availableFull Location Details
NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
Sebago Canoe Club (Paerdegat Basin)Paerdegat Avenue NorthYes
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
BothPublic Storage 10 kayaks, 10 canoesFull Location Details
NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
BayswaterBeach 35 St & Norton AvePark Closes at 9:00PMYes
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
Launch & LandingFull Location Details
NameLocationHoursBelongs to Parks
IdlewildCraft Avenue & Huxley Street9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday to FridayNo
Launch / LandStorageAvailable ParkingMore Info
Land and LaunchFull Location Details

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    48°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Cloudy
    57°F
  • Thu
    Partly Sunny
    66°F
  • Fri
    Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy
    60°F

7-day forecast

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