LIers head to the beach to beat the holiday heat

Many Long Islanders celebrated the Fourth of July holiday at the beach. News 12 was at Jones Beach this morning where some people are already

News 12 was at Jones Beach where some

News 12 was at Jones Beach where some people are kicking off the festivities by cooling off in the ocean. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

JONES BEACH - Many Long Islanders celebrated the Fourth of July holiday at the beach.

Many residents had to wait in bumper-to-bumper traffic to get to Sunken Meadow State Park. 

We want to see your Fourth of July photos! Anything patriotic or fun for the Fourth of July holiday. Pets are welcome! Simply Instagram or Tweet your photos with #N12Fourth and we'll display the best pics. Stay safe and have a happy Fourth!

For extended footage from Sunken Meadow State Park, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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