Jones Beach State Park

1 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793- Map It
(516) 785-1600

AAA Editor Notes

Jones Beach State Park, approximately 7 mi. s. on Wantagh Pkwy., covers 2,413 acres on the ocean shore of Long Island and offers supervised swimming in Zach's Bay, oceanfront beaches and a pool. Bathhouses are available; a boardwalk follows part of the shoreline. Free events include softball games and outdoor dancing. Planned programs are presented weekends. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$10 (per vehicle, mid-May to mid-Sept.); $8 (rest of year).
Hours: Park open daily dawn-midnight, second weekend in June-Labor Day; dawn-dusk, rest of year.