Jones Beach State Park


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Jones Beach State Park


Location:33 miles from Manhattan via Meadowbrook Parkway South and Wantagh Parkway south to the park.
Facilities:Ocean beaches, 2 swimming pools, bathhouses, showers, marina, boat basin, 2-mile boardwalk, picnic tables, playground, food concession, miniature golf course, performing arts theater, museum/visitor center, gift shop (é).
Activities:Swimming, surf fishing, bicycling, golf, boating, recreation programs.
Special Features:With more than six miles of Atlantic and bay beaches and a two-mile-long boardwalk, Jones Beach is Long Island’s most popular state park destination. The park's Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center offers educational, hands-on exhibits for children, and a photo collection entitled “Castles In the Sand” depicts the development of the Long Island State Park and parkway systems.
Address:PO Box 1000
Wantagh, NY 11793

Phone:516-785-1600
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=46
Size: 2,413 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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Guests can now find New York made food and drinks at a total of 10 properties, including Olana State Historic Site, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Jones Beach State Park, and Niagara Falls State Park.
On a cold day in late December with bright sun in the western quadrant of the sky, I visit Jones Beach State Park on Long Island's Atlantic shore.
Will Passavia, of Domus Group, was the real estate group's top finisher in the race at Long Island's Jones Beach State Park with a time of 20:50 minutes.
In addition to the new bike racks, the vehicles will also offer Empire Passports, giving Zipcar members complimentary access to more than 50 New York State Parks including the Jones Beach State Park on Long Island, Niagara Falls State Park and Allegany State Park.
They first met when Weinberg, a lonely thirteen year old whose mother was ill, talked her father into letting her and her sister attend Rosebud's "Indian Village" summer culture camps at Jones Beach State Park on Long Island: this biography, in effect, started on a beach, continued in public libraries, and led Weinberg to graduate study in anthropology.
Then travel to Jones Beach State Park, home to one of the largest public beaches in the world.
The partnership kicks off during an event at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh on Saturday, May 15 at 10:00 a.
Cuomo announced $200,000 to resume the Nassau Inter-County Express weekday service to Jones Beach State Park this summer.
Developer Donald Trump has partnered with caterer, Steve Carl, to create "Trump on the Ocean," a $40 million upscale catering hall and restaurant on the Jones Beach Boardwalk, at Jones Beach State Park.
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Welsbach Electric of Long Island will be responsible for the modernization of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and lighting upgrade for The Wantagh State Parkway, a New York parkway located approximately 30 miles east of Manhattan that links the Ocean Parkway at Jones Beach State Park with the Northern State Parkway in Westbury.
Pataki this week announced plans for a new restaurant and catering facility on the boardwalk at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, New York, with developer Donald J.