JONES BEACH STATE PARK

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers 6.5 miles of ocean beaches, part of a 2,413-acre park. Main attractions include swimming, surf fishing, and a 14,400-seat amphitheater. Facilities include pools, bathhouses, band shell, 2-mile boardwalk, 2-mile health walk, 4-mile bike path, boat basin, 4-finger piers, bait station, surf casting, picnic areas, 4 basketball courts, 22 shuffleboard courts, 8 volleyball courts, paddle tennis, equipment rentals, pitch-putt golf, 2 softball fields, food stands, boardwalk restaurant(new construction pending), ice cream parlor, and exhibits. Lifeguards available, hours and dates vary. Summer events include New York Air Show, a volleyball tournament, an Independence Day fireworks program, Summer Run Series and Pitch Putt Tournament. Empire Passport accepted no pets allowed. The Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center contains, interior and exterior environmental exhibits, a butterfly garden, and children activities. Call for further information.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaWantagh, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
EligibilityNo restrictions. Seniors 62 years and over may show a New York State license at any parking field Monday-Friday and park for free.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFixed fee.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationBeaches open year round.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameSusan Guliani
Contact's PositionPark Director
Physical Site Address 12400 Ocean Parkway
Physical Site City, State, ZipWantagh, NY 11793
Mailing Address 1PO Box 1000
Mailing City, State, ZipWantagh, NY 11793
Main Phone(516)785-1600
Other Phone(516)221-1000 (Box Office)
Web Addresswww.nysparks.com
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateSep12
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
This Program: JONES BEACH STATE PARK
Affiliated Services: JONES BEACH STATE PARK