Jones Beach

Time for some waves on July 4 at

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Jones Beach is the crown jewel of Long Island beaches. It has everything you need in a beach: sand, sun, surfing, major concerts, free music nightly, fishing piers, boardwalk, games, volleyball and umbrella rentals.

This guide should help you navigate all Jones BeachState Park has to offer.

More ways to beat the heat: Waterslides, Long Island beaches, Sit outside and have a drink, Best beaches for kids, Best spots for surfing, Public swimming pools

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