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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

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BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed for swimming for the season.

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Sun
    Sunny and Breezy
    46°F
  • Mon
    Increasing Clouds
    52°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    59°F

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