Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY 11693, USA Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY 11693, USA
Rockaway Beach. , United States

Getting there: A to Broad Channel, transfer to the S to Rockaway Park-Beach 116th St.
Travel time: 1.5 hours
Contact: 718-318-4000; nycgovparks.org
Fees: $2 subway; free beach admission

Beachcombing in the Cold
Do real beach lovers love the beach all year round? Yes. The sands of the Rockaways are great for hiking in the winter when there's no crowd, but maybe a few surfers. Top pick for urban explorers is the grounds of Fort Tilden where relics of the fort's past are getting taken over by nature.

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