- State: NY
- NPCA Region: Northeast
- Est. Date: 1964
Air & Climate DataView the Polluted Parks Report
This 32-mile stretch of barrier island offers beaches and historic buildings, dunes and maritime forests, and a dynamic coastal landscape with hiking, boating, camping and wildlife-watching opportunities.
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Fact Sheet Climate Change at Northeast Coastal National Parks National parks along the north Atlantic Coast are at the forefront of climate change. As sea levels rise, seasons shift and unpredictable weather bring more frequent and severe storms, our treasured coastal national parks offer some of the best solutions for combating today’s climate threats.
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