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Living in Rockaway Beach New York

Rockaway Beach is the 199th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 35,942 residents.

Rockaway Beach has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Mill Basin, Gerritsen Beach, Bergen Beach, Manhattan Beach, Broad Channel, Marine Park and Canarsie.

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Walk Score of Rockaway Beach, New York, NY

Rockaway Beach is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Ocean Promenade Walkway in Rockaway Beach, New York

Ocean Promenade Walkway

Photo of Rockaway Park's Ladder 137 in Rockaway Beach, New York

Rockaway Park's Ladder 137

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Rockaway Beach New York.

Rockaway Beach is the 199th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 68.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Rockaway Beach New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Kings & Queens Apartments - Annapolis in the Rockaway Beach area
from $1,675
Rental info for Bragg St & Emmons Ave in the Rockaway Beach area
$2,095
2 bed
Walk Score 70
Rental info for 2816 Coyle Street in the Rockaway Beach area
$1,775
1 bed
Walk Score 71
Rental info for 2790 Bragg Street #707 in the Rockaway Beach area
$1,785
1 bed
Walk Score 71
Rental info for 75-11 Aquatic Drive #2nd floor in the Rockaway Beach area
$1,550
Rental info for 2-15 Beach 101st Street #2G in the Rockaway Beach area
$1,750
2 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for 3205 Emmons Avenue #3H in the Rockaway Beach area
$1,950
2 bed
Walk Score 65
Rental info for 189 Beach 98th Street #1st in the Rockaway Beach area
$2,475
3 bed
Walk Score 78

Rockaway Beach Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Rockaway Beach to other New York neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

197 Co-Op City 69 75 50 35,450
198 Glen Oaks 68 57 45 12,540
199 Rockaway Beach 68 58 69 35,942
200 Graniteville 68 59 49 11,295
201 City Island 68 37 68 4,307

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 91 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Rockaway Beach.

People in Rockaway Beach can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Ocean Promenade WalkwayAlong the Ocean Promenade Walkway in #RockawayPark Queens, residents can get some exercise or just get around via bicycle on a boardwalk that borders the Atlantic Ocean. Beach Channel Drive lines the east coast of Queens and Rockaway Beach Blvd lines most of the west coast, making walking or biking from one place to another a breeze.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Ocean Promenade Walkway

Transit Score of Rockaway Beach, New York, NY

Rockaway Beach has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Rockaway Beach New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Rockaway Beach has good public transportation and about 6 bus and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Rockaway Beach on public transit.

Bike Score of Rockaway Beach, New York, NY

Rockaway Beach is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Beach Channel Park in Rockaway Beach, New York

Beach Channel Park

Photo of The Rockaway Hotel in Rockaway Beach, New York

The Rockaway Hotel

Photo of Jamaica Bay in Rockaway Beach, New York

Jamaica Bay

Photo of Tribute Park in Rockaway Beach, New York

Tribute Park

thumbnail for Rockaway Park's Ladder 137Located on 116th Street in #RockawayPark Queens, you can find the FDNY's Ladder 137. This fire station is one of the many New York Fire Department stations spread out throughout the five boroughs.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Rockaway Park's Ladder 137

thumbnail for Beach Channel ParkBeach Channel Park is a beautiful outlook over Jamaica Bay. Located in #RockawayPark, Queens, Beach Channel Park is situated right off of Beach Channel Drive near 122nd Street.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Beach Channel Park

thumbnail for The Rockaway HotelThe Rockaway Hotel in #RockawayPark Queens is a quaint little hotel close to public transportation. A block away from the Ocean Promenade Walkway, this hotel is close to plenty of shopping, sightseeing and eateries.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on The Rockaway Hotel

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