Jamaica Bay Accessibility
The Rockaway Gateway Greenway Multi Use Path is wheelchair accessible. The Greenway is located along Flatbush Avenue from Floyd Bennett Field north to the Belt Parkway; along the Belt Parkway from Plumb Beach east to 78th Street, Howard Beach; along Cross Bay Boulevard from the southern terminus of the Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo Bridge south to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Contact Station in Broad Channel.
Breezy Point District:
Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available at Fort Tilden from April through October.
Fort Tilden Studio 6 and Studio 7 (Rockaway Artist Alliance) are wheelchair accessible.
Fort Tilden Post Theatre – T4 (Rockaway Theater Company) is wheelchair accessible.
Fort Tilden Back Fort paved trails are wheelchair accessible.
The Jacob Riis Park Boardwalk is wheelchair accessible.
Handicapped Parking is available at Fort Tilden and Jacob Riis Park.
Beach wheelchairs are available at the Jacob Riis Park First Aid Station from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
North Shore District:
Floyd Bennett Field: The Ryan Visitor Center is wheelchair accessible.
The Gateway Center for Science and Environmental Studies (Building 272, 1st Floor) is wheelchair accessible.
Hangar B (Historic Aircraft Restoration Programs) is wheelchair accessible.
Ecology Village Education Building (Bldg. 70) is wheelchair accessible.
The Ecology Village Campground has wheelchair accessible campsites and wheelchair accessible portable toilets from April through November.
The Cartop Boat Ramp near Hangar B is wheelchair accessible. Outside Hangar B vaulted toilets are wheelchair accessible.
The Floyd Bennett Field Community Gardens and nearby portable toilet are wheelchair accessible.
Canarsie Pier restrooms are wheelchair accessible;and handicapped parking is available.
Plumb Beach is wheelchair accessible; handicapped parking is available.
The following North Shore District park concessions have wheelchair accessible facilities:
Jamaica Bay Riding Academy
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge:
Handicapped parking is available.
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