NYC - The Official Guide

Rockaway Beach


The Rockaways are a popular summertime spot, but surfers flock to Rockaway Beach in particular year-round, as the area contains the only two surf beaches in the five boroughs. But with miles of coastline on the Rockaway Peninsula, there's more than enough room for the non-surfing crowd, too. At Rockaway Beach, for example, there are seven playgrounds, spots for fishing, areas for volleyball and basketball and more, which provide a variety of entertainment for children and adults. NOTE: For summer 2019, Rockaway Beach will be closed from Beach 86th Street to Beach 110th Street early in the season for sand dredging operations; the surf beach from Beach 87th Street to Beach 91st Street will also be closed. 

Beach 2nd St (to Beach 149th St)
Queens, NY 11693
  Hours: Beach daily 6am–9pm; boardwalk daily 6am–10pm


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