Jones Beach State Park

(redirected from Jones Beach, New York)

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.

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