Public Transportation

Fort Tilden & Jacob Riis Park

  • Alexis Van Linesalexisvanlines.com 
    Weekends and holidays June through September; advance reservations recommended; weekdays upon request
     

  • NYCBeachBus : nycbeachbus.com 
    Weekends and holidays only June through September; advance reservations recommended
     

  • American Princess Ferry to Riis Landing: americanprincesscruises.com 
    Weekends and holidays only May through September
     

  • Seastreak Ferry to Beach 108 Street + Q22 bus: seastreakusa.com 
    Weekdays only
     

  • 2/5 train to Flatbush Avenue/Brooklyn College stop + Q35 busmta.info 
    5 train weekdays only 
     

  • A train Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue Branch to Broad Channel stop + Rockaway Park Shuttle to Rockaway Park/Beach 116 Street + Q22 busmta.info 
     

  • Q35 or Q22 busmta.info 
     

Rockaway Beach

  • Alexis Van Linesalexisvanlines.com 
    Weekends and holidays June through September; advance reservations recommended; weekdays upon request
     

  • NYCBeachBusnycbeachbus.com 
    Weekends and holidays only May through September; advance reservations recommended
     

  • Seastreak Ferry to Beach 108 Street: seastreakusa.com 
    Weekdays only
     

  • A train Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue Branch for stops from Beach 67 Street to Far Rockaway or + Rockaway Park Shuttle at Broad Channel for stops from Beach 90 Street to Beach 116 Street: mta.info 
     

  • J/Z train to Woodhaven Boulevard/Jamaica Avenue stop + Q53 or Q21 busmta.info
     

  • Q53, Q53, Q22, QM16 busmta.info
     

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

  • A train Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue Branch to Broad Channel stop + Q52 or Q53 busmta.info
     

  • J/Z train to Woodhaven Boulevard/Jamaica Avenue stop + Q52 or Q53 busmta.info

 

Cars and Other Vehicles

Fort Tilden is located at Rockaway Point Boulevard at Heinzelman Road.  Driving directions are available at http://www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/directions.htm

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk is located between Beach 3 Street and Beach 153 Street. Driving directions are available at http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/rockawaybeach/ 

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is located off Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. Driving directions are available at http://www.nyharborparks.org/visit/jaba.html

 

Parking

Parking at Fort Tilden is limited. Additional parking is available at nearby Riis Beach for $10 per vehicle (free after 6:00 PM). 

There are free parking lots at Rockaway Beach between Beach 11 Street and Beach 15 Street and at Beach 95 Street. Street parking is limited.

Free parking is available at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.