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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This season the opening of WildPlay at Jones Beach State Park highlights an exciting new way to enjoy the historic oceanfront park.
Bethpage Air Show announcers will lead air show activities from the Jones Beach State Park Central Mall Boardwalk area where food, beverages and ground activities will be available for fans.
On October 4, 2009, the plaintiff Margaret Bender allegedly was injured when she fell on the boardwalk at Jones Beach State Park during a charity walk organized by the defendant, Autism Speaks, Inc.
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.
At Jones Beach State Park the "Indian Village" has disappeared, and Rosebud's student days in Vermillion are all but forgotten.
Then travel to Jones Beach State Park, home to one of the largest public beaches in the world.
And if you're driving, you'll need to park at the giant lots at Jones Beach State Park. From there, shuttle busses will transport spectators to and from the golf course.
In 2018, the new Boardwalk Caf opened at Jones Beach State Park, helping to increase attendance by 43 percent.
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.
Beachgoers delight in the 6.5 miles of white sand beach along the Atlantic Ocean at the world famous Jones Beach State Park. Visitors there can stroll along the boardwalk, enjoy a game of miniature golf or applaud performances at the Jones Beach Theatre.