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We are going to this beach for years same spot by 97 street. This is the best public beach in new york. Very clean, steps away from the bus and train station, free parking is easy if you come early! Separate area for surfers. Lifeguards...More
The ferry from Wall Street and the East River out to Rockaway for the price of the subway or bus is nothing short of a wonder! From May through September the ferry departs every half hour while the rest of the year it’s hourly. Check...More
Wouldn't live anywhere else in NYC. We call Rockaway Beach "Nashville North" due to the abundance of excellent musicians / bands of all genres. The boardwalk is the place to be on a summer day / & night.
Rockaway Beach is a beautiful beach, nicest in NewYork. White sand and a manageable shore break makes for a fun relaxing day. Sadly, NYC Parks bone-headedly closed a large chunk of the beach literally days before the season opener. This makes for overcrowding and dirty...More
Went to far rockaway beach in NYC. I aleays love the high waves and yhe surrounding. I have been there so many times and now i am gar away but always in my hearth. Yhe rumble of the eaves is great. I plunged in on...More
A lovely beach with few public facilities (good restrooms and a few fast food restaurants are available, as park lifeguards). Nice sandy dunes and decently clean water when we visited with some fun and safe surf
Rockaway beach is a very nice, safe and peaceful beach. This place is far less crowded than coney island and much cleaner. There’s ample free parking very close to the boardwalk, especially in the beach 60s and 70s streets. Lots of restaurants and bars around....More
Spent a Saturday at Rockaway Beach with some friends - great escape from the city. The drive was really quick, parking was easy, and we found our way to the more eccentric stretch of the beach, set behind an abandoned insane asylum. The sand was...More