Jamaica Bay is a birder's paradise, one of the largest and best known wildlife viewing areas in the New York City and Long Island region. Witness the annual mating ritual of hundreds of primitive horseshoe crabs, or photograph one
of the more than 330 species of birds seen in this beach, bay and islands wilderness.
This site has accessible features that include a visitors center. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.
See Google Maps and enter your address for step by step directions to Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (This link will leave the DEC website. Hold "Shift" down while clicking on the link to open in a new window)
Website: Things To Do - Jamaica Bay (link leaves DEC website)
Photo Credits: Lee Karney, USFWS; National Park Service
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