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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

It's My Park: Piping Plovers at Rockaway Beach

 

 Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, lay their eggs, hatch and fledge at a section of Rockaway Beach reserved just for them which is protected by the Urban Park Rangers. 

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Directions to Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Due to construction, Beach 118th - Beach 126th Streets are closed to swimming until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, Beach 106th Street, and Beach 112th - Beach 117th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

A high rip current risk is in effect through Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Visit the Water Safety page for more information on how to prepare for rip currents.
Anticipated Completion: 08/30/2016

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

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