Ocean Bay Park, New York
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The ZIP Code for Ocean Bay Park is 11770. To reach Ocean Bay Park, one must take a ferry or watertaxi from Maple Avenue, Bay Shore on the mainland.
Housing includes group houses and family homes. Nightlife and full service restaurants include Flynn's (who also has a 50 boat marina), the Schooner Inn, and Rum JAC Rum.
Ocean Bay Park is filled with college and recently graduated young people. Party hardy is the general theme, however this community is also home to many somewhat older affluent home owners who enjoy the laid back beauty of Fire Island with family and friends.
There is a grocery store, three bar-restaurants, two pizza places, and a bike shop outside the Schooner. Enough amenities to keep any weekender happy. OBP is most widely known for its Happy Hour, which starts at about 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and goes on into the early morning hours.
For more information see Fire Island, New York.