Last update 09/20/2023

Long Island Jones Beach State Park

Overview

World famous Jones Beach State Park, home of 6.5 miles of beautiful white-sand beach on the Atlantic Ocean, is made up of more than 2,400-acres of maritime environment on the south shore of Long Island. Among the 6 million visitors to the park each year, families enjoy their own piece of the beach for a day, with many returning dozens of times through the summer. Designed on the theme of an ocean liner, Jones Beach offers many activities to those who visit the park. They swim in the ocean, stroll the boardwalk, fish, visit an historic exhibit, get a bite to eat at one of the many concession stands, play miniature golf, shuffleboard and basketball, attend concerts at Northwell Health Theater Box Office, open Tuesday – Saturday 12pm-6pm (516-221-1000). Other activities that take place in the park include learning about the marine environment at the Jones Beach Nature Center, pool swimming, sunbathing, bicycling, surfing, and visiting the playgrounds.

Notice: Not Pets Allowed All Year Round

The park’s oceanfront setting and natural environment have little development or advertising, creating a refreshing break from the hectic pace of life of Long Island and the metropolitan area. Less than 20 miles from New York City, Jones Beach is a playground for millions of people who live nearby.

Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Food (Accessible)
  • Gift Shop (Accessible)
  • Golf (Accessible)
  • Marina
  • Nature Center
  • Playgrounds (Accessible)
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Stand-up Paddle Boarding
  • Surfing/Windsurfing
  • Swimming Beach (Accessible)
  • Swimming Pool (Accessible)
  • Visitor Center (Accessible)

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