Directions to Jamaica Bay

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Driving Directions to Floyd Bennett Field


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From the North, East, and West:

  • Take the Belt Parkway to Exit 11S (Flatbush Avenue)
  • Follow Flatbush Avenue south to the fourth traffic light (and last light before the Marine Parkway Bridge toll plaza.)
  • Turn left at the light, into the park.

From the South (and alternate route from other directions):

  • Woodhaven Boulevard to Cross Bay Boulevard.
  • West on Beach Channel Drive to the Marine Parkway Bridge (towards Brooklyn.)
  • Turn right at the first traffic light after the toll plaza into the park.

Driving Directions to Jacob Riis Park/Fort Tilden

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From the North, East, and West:

  • Take the Belt Parkway to Exit 11S (Flatbush Avenue)
  • Follow Flatbush Avenue south to the Marine Parkway Bridge toll plaza.
  • Cross the bridge, and follow signs to park parking lot.

From the South (and alternate route from other directions):

  • West on Beach Channel Drive.
  • Follow signs to the park.

Driving Directions to Canarsie Pier


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  • Belt Parkway to Exit 13, Rockaway Parkway.

Driving Directions to Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge


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From North, East, and West:

  • Belt Parkway to Exit 17 S, Cross Bay Boulevard.
  • Proceed south on Cross Bay Boulevard across the Joseph Addabbo - North Channel Bridge.
  • The Visitor Contact Station is approximately 1.5 miles past the bridge on the right.
  • Turn right at traffic light for Visitor Contact Station parking.

From the South (and alternate route from other directions):

  • Beach Channel Drive to the Cross Bay - Veterans Memorial Bridge.
  • Cross the bridge toward Broad Channel.
  • Follow Cross Bay Boulevard through Broad Channel, about 1 mile.
  • Turn left at traffic light into the Visitor Contact Station parking lot.
 

Public Transporation to Floyd Bennett Field


Take the #2 train(or #5 at rush hour) to Flatbush/Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. Transfer to the Q35 from the subway stop. Take the Q35 to the Floyd Bennett Field entrance.
You can also take the A train or the S (Rockaway Park Shuttle) to Rockaway Park/Beach 116th St. Transfer to the Q35 from the subway stop. Take the Q35 to the Floyd Bennett Field entrance.

Public Transportation to Jacob Riis Park/Fort Tilden

Take the #2 train (#5 during rush hour) to Flatbush/Nostrand Avenue. Transfer to the Q35 bus. Select either the Fort Tilden or Jacob Riis stop after the bridge. Please note that during off season both the Q22 and Q35 both stop at Beach 149th Street. Between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day both buses will stop inside Jacob Riis Park.
Alternate: Q21 or Q53 to Beach 116th Street, then Q22 or Q35 to the park.

Ferry Service to Riis Park and Fort Tilden

Ferries

Ferries run between Riis Landing, NY and Pier 11 (Wall Street), NY. Visit the American Princess website for more information.

NYC ferry also runs from Pier 11 to Beach 116st street. You can visit their website for more information.

Public Transportation to Canarsie Pier

Take the L train to Rockaway Parkway, then transfer to the B42 bus to the entrance of the pier.

Public Transportation to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Subway:
Take the Rockaway Bound A train to Broad Channel Station. Walk along Noel Road to Cross Bay Boulevard. Turn right and walk three quarters of a mile to the Refuge Visitor Center.

Bus
Take the Q21 from the Queens Center Mall (Elmhurst) or 116th Street (Rockaway) to the Refuge.
Take the Q53 from 61st and Roosevelt Avenue (Woodside) to the Refuge. Please note that the Q53 is a +select bus service.

Please visit the MTA website for bus and train schedules, maps and other information about NYC public transportation.

Last updated: March 21, 2019

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210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 354-4606

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