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Jones Beach State Park

 
1 Ocean Parkway Wantagh, NY 11793
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Jones Beach State Park is a world-class swimming destination. The park offers surf bathing along its 6.5 miles of ocean beach, one-half mile of bay beach for stillwater bathing, and two swimming pools.The west end of the park provides wonderful surf fishing, a boat basin and undeveloped areas that are home to a variety of migratory birds and native plants. The park is also home to the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center, which includes environmental displays about the seashore, educational tours and programming for all ages.

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Sept. 14, 2011, 10:26 a.m. - shari z permalink
This is one of my favorite places to swim. The lifeguards are well trained and make sure that your experience is safe. Waves are inconsistent, so you may want to check the weather report before heading south to the beach.
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Lynn D.
June 19, 2018
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I have been going to Jones Beach especially off season. Its the most beautiful beach ! However I recently visited the boardwalk and the process at field 4...
Tony T.
June 2, 2018
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Came for the air show and luckily it was a beautiful day. Took the LIRR from Manhattan and then the NICE bus to the beach. As expected there was a lot of...
Andrew C.
Dec. 1, 2017
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We visited "The Magic of Lights" this evening at the West End of Jones Beach. You can buy a ticket on line or can buy it at the entrance of the event. Once...
 
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