Jones Beach Beach Getaways

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Jones Beach State Park has been a favorite attraction for generations due to its wonderful swimming and sun bathing opportunities. The park offers 6.5 miles of sandy beach and two swimming pools. Fishing, golfing, recreation games and much more are offered at this year-round park. There is even a two-mile boardwalk that features "Castles in the Sand" photo collection depicting the development of state parks on Long Island. A undeveloped area of the park is preserved for native plants and migratory birds.

Jones Beach State Park offers a swimming beach, two swimming pools, fishing access, marina, gift shop, pitch-putt golf course, a performing arts center, picnic area, children's playground, showers and recreation programs.

The par 3 Pitch Putt Course is adjacent to the boardwalk and Atlantic Ocean. It is an interesting short course that plays differently each day, depending upon the prevailing winds. Visitors can also swim from the still water beach, play basketball, paddle tennis or shuffleboard, or enjoy the nature trails. Minimum participation age is 10 years old with guardian. The course is open from April - November. Green fees for 18 holes is $7, weekdays and weekends. Club rental is $2 plus deposit fee of $3.