AAA Editor Notes
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center at Jones Beach State Park is approximately 1 mi. s. off Southern State Pkwy. exit 28S, following signs. Exhibits provide information about the seashore, dunes and the South Shore Estuary Reserve. Children can feed starfish and other live marine animals, look through a microscope, view a shipwreck and dig for whale bones at Discovery Bone Cove. A butterfly garden is on the grounds, and a boardwalk allows visitors to observe the dune environment.
Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.