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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

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy
    47°F
  • Mon
    Increasing Clouds
    53°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    51°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    62°F

7-day forecast

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