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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

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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