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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

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 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

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BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Thu
    Mostly Cloudy
    62°F
  • Fri
    Areas Drizzle and Areas Fog
    58°F
  • Sat
    Drizzle
    58°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    47°F

7-day forecast

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