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Alhambra Road Trailhead Wantagh Park Ramp Woodmere Dock Hewlett Point Park Bay Park Beach Bay Park Ramp Talfor Boat Basin Long Beach Ramp Millburn Creek Boat Basin Marine Nature Study Area Waterfront Park Sea Breeze Park Cow Meadow Park & Preserve Albany Road Ramp Norman J. Levy Park & Preserve Town West Marina Ramp Jones Beach Boat Basin Jones Beach Field #10 John J. Burns Park Green Island Landing Zach's Bay Landing Tobay Beach

Alhambra Road Trailhead

Wantagh Park Ramp

Address: One King Road, Wantagh
Phone:  (516) 571-7460
Owner: Nassau County
Access: Flat Creek, East Bay
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking spaces: 116
Conditions: motor, Jet Ski traffic
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable waters, picnic area
Permit

Status: Open. ADA accessible prefab kayak launch to be installed on finger pier

Woodmere Dock

Address: Woodmere Blvd., Woodmere
Phone: (516) 571-7801
Owner: Town of Hempstead
Access: West Bay
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Conditions: ramp can be slippery from algae build-up
Amenities: parkingStatus: Open
  • Hand Launch
  • Town of Hempstead

Hewlett Point Park

 

Description: Bathing beach open seasonally for town residents only. In addition to a pool, there are athletic courts, a concession stand, and playground.

Bay Park Beach

Address: Marjorie Lane, East Rockaway
Phone: (516) 571‐7245
Owner: Nassau County
Access:  West Bay
Hours: 9 AM to 7 PM
Parking spaces: 100+
Conditions: motor traffic in channel, strong currents off tip of park
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water, and picnic area
Permit

Status: Presently undergoing construction to improve the grading and install a mobility mat for universal access on the beach. Anticipated opening Summer 2016

  • Beach Launch
  • Launch Permit
  • Nassau County

Bay Park Ramp

Address: Marjorie Lane, East Rockaway
Phone: 516-571-7245
Owner: Nassau County
Access: Hewlett Bay, Middle Bay
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking spaces: 90
Conditions: Tidal creek, motor traffic
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water, picnic area
Permit 

Status: Prefab ADA accessible kayak docks are to be added to finger floats at the ramp 2016.

  • Boat Ramp
  • Launch Permit
  • Nassau County

Talfor Boat Basin

Owner:  Village of East Rockaway
Address: Althouse Avenue & Dock Street
Phone: (516) 341-0996
Waterway: East Rockaway Creek
Conditions: LANDING ONLY; heavy motor boat traffic

Description: Boardwalk, docks and fishing pier around White Cannon Point near to parks, shops, dining, Grist Mill Museum, and commercial strip of the Village of East Rockaway. There is a transient boat dock, but not a launch.

  • Landing Only

Long Beach Ramp

Address: 638 National Blvd, Long Beach
Phone: (516) 431-1000
Owner: City of Long Beach
Access: Reynolds Channel, West Bay
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking spaces: 110
Conditions: motor, Jet Ski traffic
Amenities: parking, restrooms (at nearby hockey rink or park)

Status: Open. Nonmotorized boaters are asked to park further from the ramp or street park and walk to ramp as there is limited parking

  • Boat Ramp

Millburn Creek Boat Basin

Address: Atlantic Avenue, Freeport
Phone: 516-571-8692
Owner: Nassau County
Access: Millburn Creek
Hours: Open 24 hours, year-round
Parking spaces: 46
Amenities: parking
Conditions: Water gets murky; ramp slippery.
Permit

Status: construction of separate ADA compliant launch area and improved ramp to open summer 2016.

 

  • Boat Ramp
  • Launch Permit
  • Nassau County

Marine Nature Study Area

Owner: Town of Hempstead
Address: 500 Slice Drive, Oceanside
Phone: (516) 766-1580
http://toh.li/preserves-and-nature-areas/marine-nature-study-area
Water Body: Middle Bay
Amenities: restrooms; potable water
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday – April to October
Conditions: Limited landing space, do not disturb natural area

Description: Landing is a small tidal beach on the western shore of the 52-acre preserve featuring abundant wildlife viewing of Osprey nests and shorebirds, nature trails, interpretive center and educational programs.

  • Landing Only
  • Town of Hempstead

Waterfront Park

Address: 954 S Long Beach Ave, Freeport
Phone: (516) 377-2314
Owner: Village of Freeport
Access: Baldwin Bay, Middle Bay
Hours: dawn to dusk
Parking spaces: 75
Conditions:  calm water
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water, picnic area

Freeport Kayak Rentals available summer weekends by reservation, (516) 637-8498.

Status: Bulkhead undergoing reconstruction through to summer 2016. New kayak/canoe launch in development, funding is in place, need workable site design for permitting.

  • Beach Launch
  • Village of Freeport

Sea Breeze Park

Location: Foot of Woodcleft Avenue

Owner: Village of Freeport

Description: 4-acres. Stopover for visiting the Nautical Mile. Boardwalk begins at the Nautical Mile runs from Randall Park and extends all the way to Miller Avenue and is home to a large commercial fishing fleet and seafood restaurants. The Village provides 9 free, first come, first serve transient floating dock slips along The Mile, as well as 23 floating dock slips for a fee.

Freeport PAL & The Freeport Chamber of Commerce hold annual Canoe Races here.

  • Landing Only
  • Village of Freeport

Cow Meadow Park & Preserve

Address: 701 S Main Street, Freeport
Phone: 516-571-8685
Access: Freeport Creek, Middle Bay
Owner: Nassau County
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking spaces: 200
Conditions: Tidal creek
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water, picnic area

Permit

Status: Work in progress to improve beach launch

Recommendations: Install kayak storage racks, contract with a concession for kayak/canoe/paddle board rentals, lessons, and programming.

  • Beach Launch
  • Launch Permit
  • Nassau County

Albany Road Ramp

Address: 185 Albany Avenue, Freeport
Phone: 516-444-0439
Owner: Village of Freeport
Access: Freeport Creek, Middle Bay
Hours: Open 24/7
Parking spaces: 55
Conditions: Tidal creek
Amenities: parking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Village of Freeport

Norman J. Levy Park & Preserve

Address: 1600 Merrick Rd., Merrick
Phone: 516-804-2000
Owner: Town of Hempstead Dept. of Sanitation
Access: Meadowbrook to Merrick Bay; and East Bay
Hours: June 1 to August 29; 7 AM to 7:30 PM. Tour hours vary.
Parking spaces: ample
Conditions: High tide access only; completely mud at low tide
Website: http://toh.li/preserves-and-nature-areas/norman-j-levy-park

Status: Open

  • Hand Launch
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Paddle Tours
  • Town of Hempstead

Town West Marina Ramp

Address: Lido Blvd., Lido Beach
Phone: (516) 431-9200
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Owner: Town of Hempstead, Dept. of Conservation & Waterways
Access: Reynolds Channel, Middle Bay
Parking spaces: ample
Conditions: launch with caution to cross busy motor traffic in Reynolds Channel
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water
Status: Open
  • Boat Ramp
  • Town of Hempstead

Jones Beach Boat Basin

Address: Bay Pkwy., Jones Beach
Phone: (516) 785-1600
Owner: NYS OPRHP
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: $10 fee (Empire State Passport)
Access: Natural, sand beach
Conditions: motorboat traffic at docks; mud is an issue at low tide; long carry to water

Status: Open

  • Beach Launch
  • New York State OPRHP

Jones Beach Field #10

Address: Ocean Pkwy, Jones Beach Island
Phone: (516) 785-1600
Owner: NYS OPRHP
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: $10 fee (Empire State Passport)
Access: Natural, sand beach
Conditions: State Boat Channel
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable water, concession, picnic tables

Status: Open

  • Beach Launch
  • New York State OPRHP

John J. Burns Park

Address: 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa
Phone: 516-797-7980
Owner: Town of Oyster Bay
Access: Jones Creek, South Oyster Bay
Hours: 9 am to 6 pm (9 pm summer)
Parking spaces: 92
Conditions: Motor boat traffic
Amenities: parking, restrooms, potable waters, picnic area

  • Boat Ramp
  • Floating Dock
  • Town of Oyster Bay

Green Island Landing

Owner: NYSOPRHP
Address: Wantagh Parkway
Phone: (516) 785-1600
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Water Body: East Bay; Sloop Channel
Conditions: swift currents under bridge; discarded fishing line

  • Landing Only
  • New York State OPRHP

Zach's Bay Landing

Owner:  New York State Parks
Address: Ocean Parkway, Jones Beach Island
Phone: 516-797-4128
Waterway: South Oyster Bay

Description: Landing is inside protected harbor of popular backbay in Jones Beach Park with outdoor theater, snack bar and swimming beach. A short walk to ocean beaches and the nearby Jones Beach Bikeway. Stay clear of swimming areas.

  • Landing Only
  • New York State OPRHP

Tobay Beach

LANDING ONLY
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