Beaches in the New York
and Long Island Area
Every year during the
summer months, New York City’s beaches are a favorite
recreation destination for locals as well as out-of-towners.
The locations of the beaches include the Bronx, North
Queens, Brooklyn, Rockaway and Staten Island.
NYC Parks maintains 14
miles of beaches, all of which are open from Memorial Day
weekend through Labor Day. During beach season, lifeguards
are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is
prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed
sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red
Map of the New York City Area Beaches.
This map includes
the seven public beaches operated by the New York City
Department of Parks and Recreation as well as the thirteen
beaches run by private beach clubs.
New York City Area Beaches
- Brighton Beach Brightwater Ave Brooklyn NY
- Centerport Beach Little Neck Road Centerport, NY 11721
- Coney Island Beach Surf Ave at Atlantic Shore Brooklyn NY
- Jones Beach State Park Ocean Parkway Wantagh, NY 11793
- Long Beach Located on the Atlantic Ocean
- Main Beach Ocean Avenue East Hampton, NY 11937
- Manhattan Beach Atlantic Ocean Brooklyn NY
- South and Midland Beaches Atlantic Ocean Staten Island NY
- Robert Moses State Park Long Island Babylon, NY 11072
- Orchard Beach Long Island Sound Bronx NY
- Orient Beach State Park Orient, NY 11957
- Jacob Riis Park Gateway National Recreation Area Rockaway NY
- Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk On Atlantic Ocean, from Beach 1st St., Far Rockaway, to Beach 149th St., Neponsit
- Wolfe's Pond Beach and Park On Raritan Bay and Prince's Bay, Holten to Cornelia Avenues Staten Island NY
Seven Best Surfing Beaches
- Beach 92nd
- Lido Beach-Long Beach
- Gilgo Beach-Long
- Sandy Hook-New Jersey
- Beach 67th
- Lincoln Boulevard-Long
Check out the
Surfline.com Northeast SurfCams & Reports before you go.
Long Island New York Surfline Forecast.
Beach Status for Bronx and North Queens Beaches
Beach Status for Brooklyn and Rockaway Beaches
Beach Status for Staten Island Beaches
Get other detailed information
regarding New York City beaches from the
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation website.