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Jamaica Bay Park

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Jamaica Bay Park - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the sea onto the beaches at Jamaica Bay Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beaches to lay their eggs, with their… Read More

Salt Marshes in New York City Parks - Jamaica Bay Park

Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants that would otherwise contaminate our bays and… Read More

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Jamaica Bay Park Weather

  • Tue
    Chance Light Rain
    57°F
  • Wed
    Chance Light Rain and Areas Fog then Chance T-storms
    67°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy then Sunny
    48°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny then Chance Rain
    38°F

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