Pebble Beach

Brooklyn, New York

This is not an official beach but unsigned access to the East River in a semi-protected area between the Brooklyn Bridge (south) and Manhattan Bridge (north). It's closer to the Manhattan Bridge and kind of noisy due to that.

There is no current.

The area seemed popular with jetskis.

It's also popular with children or anyone wanting to get their feet wet.

Access to the water is easy. You walk in over pebbles and submerged rip rap. There is no sand,

There are no lifeguards.

Bathrooms. There's a building run by Brooklyn Bridge Park that has bathrooms but it wasn't open.

Changing Facility. If the bathroom building is not open, then there's technically no changing facility. There are trees and shrubbery that may afford sufficient privacy to change.

Views will be of the Manhattan skyline and the two bridges, Jane's Carousel and the outdoor cafe's

Amenities. You are right next to Jane's Carousel, the Brooklyn Bridge and a string of outdoor cafes. The Manhattan skyline is visible across the river..

There is a CSO right here.

This is the site of the Most Socially Distanced Office by Improv Everywhere.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • No data available

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available.
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Monitoring Frequency

Pebble Beach is not sampled

Source Information

These sites are not monitored for recreational water standards.

Ira Gershenhorn is an American living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. He is a computer programmer. He has experience and is knowledgeable in the fields of environmental science, strategy, water quality, community engagement and digital communication. Ira sampled water in the Hudson River for three years with the Watertrail Association. He is a volunteer with Riverkeeper and the Billion Oyster Project and an avid user of iNaturalist. Ira is an advocate of swimming in the waters around New York City. He swims in the Hudson River almost every day and has swum at all locations he describes. He wants to give other Swim Guide users and affiliates easy access to information on NYC beaches and bathing zones.

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Pebble Beach

Brooklyn, New York

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

This is not an official beach but unsigned access to the East River in a semi-protected area between the Brooklyn Bridge (south) and Manhattan Bridge (north). It's closer to the Manhattan Bridge and kind of noisy due to that.

There is no current.

The area seemed popular with jetskis.

It's also popular with children or anyone wanting to get their feet wet.

Access to the water is easy. You walk in over pebbles and submerged rip rap. There is no sand,

There are no lifeguards.

Bathrooms. There's a building run by Brooklyn Bridge Park that has bathrooms but it wasn't open.

Changing Facility. If the bathroom building is not open, then there's technically no changing facility. There are trees and shrubbery that may afford sufficient privacy to change.

Views will be of the Manhattan skyline and the two bridges, Jane's Carousel and the outdoor cafe's

Amenities. You are right next to Jane's Carousel, the Brooklyn Bridge and a string of outdoor cafes. The Manhattan skyline is visible across the river..

There is a CSO right here.

This is the site of the Most Socially Distanced Office by Improv Everywhere.

Monitoring Frequency

Pebble Beach is not sampled

Source Information

These sites are not monitored for recreational water standards.

Ira Gershenhorn is an American living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. He is a computer programmer. He has experience and is knowledgeable in the fields of environmental science, strategy, water quality, community engagement and digital communication. Ira sampled water in the Hudson River for three years with the Watertrail Association. He is a volunteer with Riverkeeper and the Billion Oyster Project and an avid user of iNaturalist. Ira is an advocate of swimming in the waters around New York City. He swims in the Hudson River almost every day and has swum at all locations he describes. He wants to give other Swim Guide users and affiliates easy access to information on NYC beaches and bathing zones.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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Brooklyn, New York
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