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People try to get some relief from the (Credit: Linda Karlin)

People try to get some relief from the heat at Jones Beach. (July 7, 2012)

Jones Beach State Park

Photos of Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh.

People play volleyball on Jones Beach in Wantagh.
(Credit: Barbara Alper)

People play volleyball on Jones Beach in Wantagh. (Aug. 19, 2012)

People brave the rough surf at Jones Beach
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

People brave the rough surf at Jones Beach one afternoon. (Sept. 8, 2012)

A man rests on the boardwalk of Jones
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

A man rests on the boardwalk of Jones Beach Central Mall in Wantagh. (Aug. 24, 2012)

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People try to get some relief from the
(Credit: Linda Karlin)

People try to get some relief from the heat at Jones Beach. (July 7, 2012)

In a friendly game of touch football at
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

In a friendly game of touch football at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, Domingo Gonzalez, 19, Greg Cheriyan, 23, and Jake Greene, 19, leap to intercept the football. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Rob Stabile, left, and Andrew Nies hang out
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

Rob Stabile, left, and Andrew Nies hang out on the boardwalk of Jones Beach Central Mall in Wantagh. (Aug. 24, 2012)

People wade in the surf at Jones Beach.
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

People wade in the surf at Jones Beach. (Sept. 8, 2012)

People swim in the rough surf at Jones
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

People swim in the rough surf at Jones Beach on a Saturday afternoon. (Sept. 8, 2012)

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A woman walks against the strong wind as
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

A woman walks against the strong wind as she approaches the coastline at Jones Beach as a storm approaches. (Sept. 8, 2012)

People swim at Jones Beach. (Sept. 8, 2012)
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

People swim at Jones Beach. (Sept. 8, 2012)

An aerial view of Zachs Bay and the
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin, 2010)

An aerial view of Zachs Bay and the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre is shown, Tuesday morning, after the weekend storm. (March 16, 2010)

People play shuffleboard at Jones Beach State Park
(Credit: Newsday/Lorina Capitulo)

People play shuffleboard at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh. (June 29, 2010)

People stroll along the boardwalk at Jones Beach
(Credit: Newsday/Lorina Capitulo)

People stroll along the boardwalk at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh. (June 29, 2010)

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People stroll along the boardwalk and beach's edge
(Credit: Newsday/Lorina Capitulo)

People stroll along the boardwalk and beach's edge at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh. (June 29, 2010)

A pay-per-view set of binoculars sits on the
(Credit: Newsday/Lorina Capitulo)

A pay-per-view set of binoculars sits on the boardwalk at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh. (June 29, 2010)

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