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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Piping Plovers at Rockaway Beach

 

Season: Season 2, Summer 2006
in order to protect this threatened species, native to the New York area, sections of Rockaway Beach are closed to pedestrians during the spring and summer when the birds are nesting.

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
    Sunny and Breezy
    46°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    53°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    48°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    62°F

7-day forecast

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