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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Nature Centers

NameLocationPhone
The Salt Marsh Nature CenterEast 33rd Street and Avenue U(718) 421-2021
HoursDirectionsAccessible
April 1 - October 31: open to the public Saturday and Sunday 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm, and for registered and scheduled activities at all other times. November 1 - March 31: open by appointment and for registered and scheduled activities

By car: Belt Parkway Exit 11N (Flatbush Avenue North). Proceed straight on Flatbush Avenue. Turn Left onto Avenue U. Proceed straight on Avenue U to East 33rd Street. Parking lot is on the right.

Public transportation: Take the B46, B2, or B41 to Kings Plaza, transfer for the westbound B3 bus to East 33rd Street and Avenue U.
Take the 2 or 5 train to Norstrand Avenue, then take the B41 to Kings plaza or B3 west to East 33rd & Avenue U.
Take the N, F, or Q trains to Avenue U, then the B3 Bus East to East 33rd Street and Avenue U.

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Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

For your safety, the following sections of the beach are closed due to erosion: Beach 91st Street to Beach 95th Street and from Beach 98th Street to Beach 102nd Street. Other areas of the beach are open, along with the entire boardwalk, all concessions, and restrooms.

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