Plumb Beach

Plumb Beach
Plumb Beach is located in Brooklyn, NY

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Plumb Beach is a stretch of shoreline, tidal mudflat, low saltmarsh areas, a tidal lagoon, a dune system, and woodland thickets at the entrance to Gerritsen Creek adjacent to the Belt Parkway. This area is a great location for wind-related activities such as windsurfing and kiteboarding and provides important habitat for horseshoe crabs. There is also a kayak launch at Plumb Beach.

Operating Hours

Plumb Beach is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Plumb Beach includes a parking lot, restrooms, and a kayak launch. Plumb Beach is co-managed with NYC Parks.

Driving Directions

Plumb Beach can only be accessed via the east-bound lane of the Belt Parkway. It is after Exit 9 and before Exit 11 (there is no Exit 10).

Public Transportation

Take the B-44 or B-4 bus to Knapp Street/Shore Parkway. There is a short walk from this stop to Plumb Beach.

Last updated: March 16, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305


718 354-4606

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