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Jones Beach State Park

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Address: Wantagh, NY 11793
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This park offers visitors seven miles of beach, two swimming pools, a...

This park offers visitors seven miles of beach, two swimming pools, a boardwalk and games.

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Robert Moses at his best

This park has everything - from entertainment to sand, surf and surfing. Golf to the Memorial Day Air Show. A must visit...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has everything - from entertainment to sand, surf and surfing. Golf to the Memorial Day Air Show. A must visit...

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jones Beach Boardwalk is a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the view of ocean during any season. In the summer there are concession stands to get ice cream and food.

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Cary, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

In February - so not alot of people around. Lots of parking, though, for high season. I would come back anytime. Roads are rough. Lots of potholes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've come to Jones Beach many times this was the weirdest time I've ever been there. There was a guy standing outside the parking lot with a bullhorn screaming "Nooooo, Noooooo" when I try to park my car. I told him he had the personality of a brick, and this job wasn't for him. That being said we had a... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

You can get there by bus but it would be better to have a car. You can take the train from Manhattan Penn Station to Freeport Station and then transfer to the bus to Jones Beach. There are other beaches on the Atlantic that are easier to get to from Manhattan. You can go to Long Beach which has direct... More 

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Southampton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I grew up near this beach and spent a lot of time here , swimming, fishing, tanning. They also have two large pools, one at each end. Biggest, best beach on Long Island. Summer gets crowded, but always somewhere quiet and nice to walk to.Parking is like $10.00 a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We go here in all seasons,great beach,great facilities, great boardwalk Jones is kept very clean,one of the nicest beaches on the island

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Auburn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Our first visit to Jones Beach and it was wonderful. There were high tides and winds when we were there but we had to go when in town. Nice open beach with good facilities. The bathrooms were still opened but other things were closed. The park offers clean, large parking areas an easy walk to the shore. There were very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The restored boardwalk is better than ever and not just for summer. Walking 2 - 3 miles on a brisk autumn day is good for the body and the spirit. But an attraction that makes summer evenings perfect is the bandshell with free folk or rock concerts or line dancing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had a marvellous walk along the boardwalk at Jones beach. We started at area 6 and walked a couple of miles. It was sunny and 61. It was quiet because it's out of season. There were some other walkers and the views were clear and you can see a long way over the sea. It's a nature reserve as... More 

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