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Jacob Riis Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

157 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway Park, NY 11694, USA

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About Jacob Riis Park

This is a seaside park at at the southern end of the Rockaway peninsula. Daily a lot of people visit this place and it is runnign by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation authority.

Attractions Near Jacob Riis Park

Dead Horse Bay
Dead Horse Bay3.06km from Jacob Riis Park

This is a beautiful beach located in the Jamaica bay of Brooklyn. The bay has become a sort of mecca for those looking for unusual things to do in NYC. The beach is situated next to an old landfill and it is covered with old bottles, old toys, even old bicycles. The years-old things that left here is now so beautiful to see.

Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach5.11km from Jacob Riis Park

A famous beach which was located in the Queens county and It is named for the Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, which is the largest urban beach in the United States,

New York Aquarium
New York Aquarium8.75km from Jacob Riis Park

Foundeed in 1896, it is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The facility occupies 14 acres and boasts 266 species of aquatic wildlife.

Jewish Children's Museum
Jewish Children's Museum12.78km from Jacob Riis Park

The Jewish Children's Museum is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. It aims for children of all faiths and backgrounds to gain a positive perspective and awareness of the Jewish heritage, fostering tolerance and understanding. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing interactive multimedia.

Prospect Park
Prospect Park13.21km from Jacob Riis Park

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Lefferts Historic House
Lefferts Historic House13.32km from Jacob Riis Park

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

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Queens is a borough of New York City. It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn, at the western end of Long Island.