NOTE: This trail and Jones Beach Park have been extensively damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both remain closed indefinitely. Refer to the NY State Parks website for more information.
The Jones Beach Bikeway (also known as the Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway) is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path paralleling Wantagh Parkway, which connects Seaford to Jones Beach State Park. There is a fee to park at Cedar Creek Park for non-Nassau County residents on weekends and holidays in summer.
Parking and Trail Access
Take Wantagh Parkway to Merrick Road going east. Follow Merrick Road east for just less than half a mile and the park entrance will be on your right hand side. Park in the first lot on your right hand side and across the field you will see a large rock and an opening in the fence. This is the start of the path.
The perfect little trail for a quick ride down to the Beach. Although the beach access is closed as of now due to sandy, it's still a great run. You should not have problems with the rollerbladers if you obey the speed limit set on the path. This is a ...
Good trail if you live nearby
Nice trail but nothing exciting. It is straight and surrounded by Jones Beach causeway from one side and high grass from another. There are 2-3 very narrow bridges which give you a chance to enjoy the bay view. Distance is enough to stretch your legs ...
I love this ride. I've done it on bike several times, as well once on roller blades. I found both enjoyable, although roller-blading was tough because a) I'm inexperienced and b) the wind can be a bit strong.
The whole ride is very pretty, especially ...