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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Highlights

Sandpiper Playground

This park honors the sandpipers that can be found at nearby Rockaway Beach. These small birds make their way though this area during a long winter migration from their…Read More

The Atlantic Flyway - Idlewild Park

The bald eagle, a national symbol of strength and freedom, was formerly listed as an endangered species. Although this majestic bird no longer nests here, it can still be…Read More

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Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

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

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Due to construction, swimming access is limited at Beach 116th Street until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, and Beach 106th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

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

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

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