New York Gay Beaches

New York Gay Beaches

New York has a historic gay beach in Queens on the Rockaway Peninsula. It's been a party and cruising area for gay men since the 1940s.

New York Gay Beaches

Riis Park Beach
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157 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway Park, New York City, USA

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Riis Park Beach is New York's historic gay beach. It's been a social & cruising spot for queer New Yorkers since the 1940s and is still going strong.

When the weather is good, you can the vibrant gay scene.  It's like a gay nightclub, only it's a beach in New York. What's not to like?

You'll find it in Queens along the Rockaway Peninsula. The gay section is at the eastern end of the beach.

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

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