10-12 miles, brisk pace. Spectacular views of Manhattan skyline. Over 3 bridges through Ozone Park and Broad Channel to Rockaway Beach. Optional stop at a nature preserve and swimming at Rockaway Beach. Lots of drop-off points. Bring water and lunch or buy along the way.
MEET: 9:00 AM. Take R train to Woodhaven Blvd. and meet at Hoffman Park, SW corner near the Q53 bus stop.
Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY
Video: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge