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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

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

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