Parks Corner

A Vision of Grandeur at Gatsby on The Ocean

Following a revitalization of the former Marine Dining Room at the West Bathhouse at Jones Beach, Long Island’s newest premier oceanfront dining and special occasion venue Gatsby on the Ocean has emerged and celebrated its official grand opening today with a ribbon-cutting on the East Patio. Joe Vitrano, J&B Restaurant Partners president, Dawn Petite, chief […]
Community News

I Love My Park Day 2019

Registration is now open for the eighth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 4, 2019 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across New York. The event, sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Parks & Trails New York, is a statewide […]
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Jones Beach Nature Center Schedule of Events

The Jones Beach Nature Center will offer the following programs during winter 2019. Advanced reservations are required beginning on the dates indicated in the parenthesis. To register, please call (516) 780-3295. There will be a fee of $4.00 per person and children under 3 are free. The parking fee must be paid during fee collection […]
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The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that Jones Beach State Park will be offering a series of walks to see wintering seals January through March. Meet at the Jones Beach Nature Center, West End, where a State Park Naturalist will lead visitors on an hour and […]