Guide to East End Beaches

From the white sandy beaches of the Dune Road Fire Island shore to the rocky coastline of Montauk, the calm Peconic Bay or the Long Island Sound, each beach has its own unique charm and character. The Hamptons and North Fork on Long Island are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, perfect for visiting any time of year.  East End Getaway has curated a comprehensive guide to the beaches of the North and South Forks on Long Island for both residents and visitors.

VILLAGE OF EAST HAMPTON

Parking can be tricky, and you must plan and have a valid parking pass for the beach. Beachgoers should keep in mind specific beach rules they should follow to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. 

A valid East Hampton Village parking permit is required for the following Village beaches: Egypt, Georgica, Main, Two Mile Hollow and Wiborg and must be displayed on your vehicle from May 15th through September 15th.

Residents:  FREE 
Beach Parking Permits may be obtained by mail or in person
Village Hall, Attn: Sue Dayton, 86 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937

Local Non-Residents:  $750
Parking permits are available for purchase online only at easthamptonvillage.org starting February 1st. You won’t be able to purchase them by mail or in person. Only 3,100 non-resident permits are available for sale.

Daily Non-Resident Parking Permits:  $50/day online only
(Available by downloading ParkMobile App – May 15th thru September 15th
Only for Main Beach Lot 2 and Two Mile Hollow Beach 

Daily permits are only available Monday through Thursday after 1:00 PM after you have secured a parking space (no prepayments and no refunds). These are digital permits only and are linked to your license plate number. Parking will be enforced by a license plate scanner.

Beach Driving
A Town of East Hampton permit is required to drive on the beach. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 631-324-4142 for information. 
No vehicles are permitted on Village beaches between 9a and 6p from May 15th through September 15th.  It is the responsibility of the driver to know all restrictions governing beach driving. The Village actively patrols beaches and strictly enforces regulations.

Parking & Permit Information:
East Hampton Village Permit Applications
East Hampton Village Parking at Village Beaches

SWIMMING IS PROHIBITED IF NO LIFEGUARDS ARE ON DUTY.
Open containers containing alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on beaches located in East Hampton Village.

Between May 15th and September 15th, dogs and other animals are not allowed on the beach between 9a and 6p daily.  All other times, except for the May 15th to September 15th period each year, dogs must remain on a leash in areas within 300 feet of roads along the beaches

Egypt Beach  |  55 Old Beach Lane  |  631-324-4150
Features:  NO Lifeguards (swimming prohibited)

Georgica Beach  |  219 Lily Pond Lane  |  631-324-4150
Features:  Lifeguards  – 10a – 5p |  Restrooms

Main Beach  |  101 Ocean Ave
Features:  Lifeguard – 10a – 5p  |  Restrooms  |  Snack Bar – Beach Hut on Main
Daily parking is available for $50 per day per vehicle. On weekends and holidays the number of vehicles is limited to 60.   Main Beach Rules

Two Mile Hollow Beach  |  50 Two Mile Hollow Road  |  631-324-4150
Features:  Lifeguard – 10a – 5p  |  Restrooms
Daily parking is available for $50 per day per vehicle. On weekends and holidays the number of vehicles is limited to 40.  If you are purchasing daily parking for Two Mile Hollow Beach, you purchase it first at the Main Beach office. Non-resident visitors may only visit on weekdays. Weekends are reserved for residents only.  Two Mile Hollow Beach has hefty fines if you park without a parking pass. 

Wiborg Beach  |  74 Highway Behind the Pond  |  631-324-4150
Features:  NO Lifeguards (swimming prohibited)


EAST HAMPTON TOWN (by hamlet)
AMAGANSETT  |  EAST HAMPTON  |  MONTAUK  |  SPRINGS  |  WAINSCOTT

Most town beaches open year round but only for swimming Memorial Day weekend (only on the weekends until mid-June). All life guarded beaches are then open full time (Sunday through Saturday) mid-June through Labor Day. After Labor Day, some beaches remain open for swimming for the two weekends following Labor Day.

All beaches require Town of East Hampton Parking Permit
Residents: FREE 
Local Non-Residents: $500
For Beach Parking Passes or Beach Drive-On Passes:
East Hampton Town Clerk’s Office
159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937
631-324-4142

Beach Parking and Driving Permits
Map of Beaches and Parking
Beach Driving Guidelines

No vehicles are allowed on the beaches 10a – 6p, May 15 – September 15. Other beaches around Montauk require various state or county driving permits.

East Hampton Town Beach Report – to find out which beaches are lifeguarded on the day of visit and what the beach conditions are.

Beach Rules:
Parking requires a Town of East Hampton parking permit  
Town of East Hampton Beach drive-on pass required for vehicular beach access (designated areas only)
No unauthorized commercial activity
Dogs are not allowed on most beaches 10a – 6p, May 15 through September 15.
No alcohol during the hours of lifeguard protection within 1,000 feet of road endings
SWIMMING IS PROHIBITED IF NO LIFEGUARDS ARE ON DUTY.

AMAGANSETT

Abraham’s Landing Road
End of Abraham’s Landing Road
Features:
Bay Beach

Atlantic Avenue Beach
191 Atlantic Avenue | 631-324-2417
Features: Ocean Beach | Lifeguard – 9a- 5p (when on duty) | ADA-accessible restrooms – mid-May through mid-October | Concession 
Daily Beach Parking – $50 per day (weekdays only and not on holidays)

Barns Hole
130 Barnes Hole Road
Features: Bay Beach

Big Albert’s Landing Beach
165 Albert’s Landing Road
Features: Bay Beach | Lifeguard – 10a – 5p (when on duty) | ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October | Picnic Tables/Cooking Grills – To reserve the picnic area, you must contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 631-324-2417 or go to Programs and Facility Bookings. | Nature Trails | Vehicular Beach Access

Fresh Pond
276 Fresh Pond Road and Cross Highway
Features: Bay Beach

Indian Wells Beach
136 Indian wells Highway
Features: Ocean Beach | Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty) | ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October | Food trucks | Parking for Town of East Hampton residents only | Vehicular Beach Access – permit required | Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

Lazy Point
Lazy Point Road
Features: Bay Beach

Little Albert’s Landing Beach
End of Little Landing Road
Features: Bay Beach

Napeague Lane Beach
Napeague Lane
Features: Ocean Beach

EAST HAMPTON

Alewive Brook Landing

End of Alewive Brook Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Mile Hill Beach

45 Mile Hill Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Old House Landing Beach

174 Old House Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Sammy’s Beach

58 Sammy’s Beach Road

Features:

Bay Beach

MONTAUK

Culloden Point

185 Soundview Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

Ditch Plains Beach

6 Deforest Road

Features:

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October/ Outdoor Showers

Concession Trailers

Surfing

Limited Permit Parking

East Lake Beach (Gin Beach)

555 East Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguard – 10a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Food Truck

Vehicular Beach Access – permit required

Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

Eddie Ecker Park

End of Navy Street

Features:

Bay Beach

Fort Pond Bay

30 Navy Road/Street

Features:

Bay Beach

ADA accessible porta potties

Picnic tables

Small launching ramp for kayaks/canoes

Long fishing pier

Easy access to Hither Woods Preserve for those who enjoy hiking

Kirk Park Beach

53 South Emerson Avenue

631-324-2417

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA accessible restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Restaurants/Stores within walking distance

Daily Beach Parking – $35 per day (only when the lifeguards are on duty) at Kirk Park parking lot, which contains public restrooms (across from 7-Eleven). 

South Edison Beach

130 S Emerson Ave

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Vehicular Beach Access – permit required

Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

South Lake Beach

End of South Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

West Lake Drive

502 West Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

SPRINGS

Flaggy Hole Beach

109 Flaggy Hole Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Gerald Park Drive Beach

357 Gerard Drive, Springs

Features:

Bay Beach

Louse Point Beach

Louse Point Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Maidstone Park Beach

3337 Maidstone Park Road South

Features:

Bay Beach

WAINSCOTT

Beach Lane (Wainscott Beach)

102 Beach Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Town Line Beach

20 Town Line Road

Features:

Ocean Beach


MATTITUCK 

The beaches of the Mattituck Park District are private beaches for the residents of Mattituck and Laurel and require a permit Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Residents:  $25

Must have a Parking Permit to enter 

Permits are available online and in the office:  11280 Great Peconic Bay Blvd, Mattituck, NY 11952   (Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri from 9.30-3.30; Thurs from 1-5)

Permits can also be purchased at the gate at Veterans Beach starting Memorial Day weekend during beach hours.

Seasonal Guest:  $200 per vehicle

Permit available online

Seasonal Non-Resident:

Permits are also sold in the office, at the hours listed above (cash, check, or credit card) and also at the Beach Attendant Booth at Veterans Beach (credit card only), whenever the beach attendant is on duty.

Non-Resident Daily Passes:

Available at the Vets Beach booth during the beach season, (credit card only).

For more details:

Mattituck Park District Beaches

Southold Town Beaches

https://www.mattituckparkdistrict.org/beaches
https://www.southoldtownny.gov/268/Park-District-Beaches-and-Properties

Bailie Beach

1901 Bailie Beach Rd

Features:

North Shore Beach on East Side of Mattituck Inlet

*Parking is by Southold Town Permit only

Breakwater Beach

5799-5003 Luthers Rd, 

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguards

Restrooms/Outdoor Shower

Beach Wheelchair available

Small Playground

Pavilion/Picnic Tables

Volleyball Courts

Peconic Bay Park

Laurel, NY  11948

Features:

Bay Beach

Softball Field

Veterans Memorial Park

11280 Peconic Bay Blvd

Features:

Bay Beach – 400 feet of white sand

Lifeguards

Restrooms/Outdoor Shower

Beach wheelchair available

Playground

Community Room (which is rented for residential use)

Bocce court/Shuffleboard/Horseshoe Pitch


QUOGUE

Residents: $120

Local Non-Residents:  $300

Forms & Permits for beach sticker and locker rental applications.

631-653-4498  |   contact@villageofquogueny.gov

Quogue Village Beach

170-172 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Open weekends Memorial Day weekend through June 24th

Everyday thereafter through Labor Day – 10a – 6p


RIVERHEAD

Parking permits are required at all town beach facilities from February 1st to December 31st. You can purchase at the Parks & Recreation offices, online or mail in an application.  

Presently, only Riverhead residents are allowed to purchase seasonal beach stickers. 

You will need a valid vehicle registration with a Riverhead Town address to purchase a resident permit. 

Seniors – Proof of age, proof of residency

Veterans – Copy of DD214 or vet status, proof of residency

4×4 (Residents only) – Current license, registration, vehicle insurance. Limited to beach access/operation on Sound beaches.

Town of Riverhead Recreation Department

60 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead, NY 11901

​(631) 727-3200 x205

BRONZE PACKAGE (Parking only)

Residents………$20  Seniors (60+)………$5  Veterans/Fire/Ambulance/EMP ….Free

Required documents: license, registration

SILVER PACKAGE (Boat Launch and Parking)

Residents……..$40  Seniors (60+)…….$10  ​Veterans/Fire /Ambulance/EMP…..Free

Required documents: license, registration, trailer reg.

GOLD PACKAGE (4×4 and Parking)

Residents……$80  Seniors (60+)…….$65  Veterans/Fire /Ambulance/EMP…..Free

Required documents: license, registration, insurance

*Only available at the Recreation or Parks Office

PLATINUM ​(Parking, Boat Launch & 4×4)

Residents……$100  Seniors (60+)…….$75  Veterans ……Free

Required documents: license, car registration, insurance, boat trailer registration

*Only available at the Recreation or Parks Office

For more details:  Riverhead Beaches  &  Riverhead Beach Stickers

Iron Pier Beach

500 Pier Avenue, Jamesport

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguard

Restrooms

Playground

Picnic Area

Beach Mat/Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)

Reeves Beach 

End of Park Road, Riverhead

Features:

North Shore Beach

Gazebo/Picnic Area

4×4 Access (when permitted)

South Jamesport Beach 

End of Pye Lane, Jamesport

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards

Bathhouse/Outdoor Showers

Tennis/Pickleball/Basketball Courts

Playground

Gazebo/Picnic Area

Summer Refreshment Stand

Beach Mat, Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)

Wading River Beach

230 Creek Road, Wading River

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguard

Restrooms

Playground

4×4 Access

Boat Ramp

Beach Mat/Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)


SAG HARBOR VILLAGE

Residents:  FREE

Local Non-Residents:  $100

Sag Harbor Municipal Building

No alcohol, fires, or cars allowed on the beach

Havens Beach

Havens Beach Rd

Features:

Bay Beach

ADA Accessible Restrooms

Playground

Gazebo

Windmill Beach

4 Ferry Road, Sag Harbor

Features:

Bay Beach


SHELTER ISLAND TOWN (by hamlet)

SHELTER ISLAND HAMLET  |  SHELTER ISLAND HEIGHTS

20 miles of coastline 

Beaches are mostly public and require parking permits for resident and non-residents between May 15th and September 15th

Residents:  FREE 

Vehicles registered with a Shelter Island address or to an owner of real property within the Town of Shelter Island

Local Non-Residents: Permits can be purchased as Seasonal $250, Monthly $125 or Weekly $70

Daily permits can be purchased online – $25

You must present your car registration or car rental agreement to obtain a parking permit

For Permits visit:

Town Clerk’s Office

38 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Phone (631) 749-1166

townclerk@shelterislandtown.us

Mon-Fri, 9a – 4p  (Saturdays: First Saturday after June 15th-Aug.31st – 9a – noon)

Beach driving information

Resident $25  (includes registered guests of hotels/inns/motels/guest cottages/camps)

Non-Resident $100

Permit from Town Clerk Office April 1st through March 31st

PLEASE NOTE: Camping, nude bathing, and motor vehicles are prohibited on all Town Public Beaches. Animals are prohibited on all Town Public Beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

SHELTER ISLAND HAMLET

Wades Beach 

114 S Midway Rd

Features:

South Side of Island/Wide Sandy Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 10a – 5p

Comfort Station

Family-Friendly

Ease of Parking

SHELTER ISLAND HEIGHTS

Crescent Beach

End of Crescent Beach Road

Features:

½ Mile Bay Beach

Public Access

Lifeguards – 10a 5p

Comfort Stations

Location for Shelter Island’s Annual Fireworks Celebration

Menhaden Lane Beach 

End of Menhaden Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

Panoramic Views of Gardiners Bay and Bug Light Lighthouse

Town Landing

Shell Beach

End of Oak Tree Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

No Lifeguards

Sandy Peninsula/Secluded 


SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE

Seasonal Beach Parking permits are valid May 15th – September 15th

print application and send to Village of Southampton, 23 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968

Types of Permits:

Village Property Owner – No Charge (up to 3 permits)

Year-Round Village Renter – No Charge (up to 3 permits)

Local Non-Village Resident/Renter – $250 per vehicle (no limit)  |   $175 Senior/Veteran (only 1 per household)

Summer Visitor $500 per vehicle

Coopers Beach

268 Meadow Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach – largest in Village (approx. 500 feet of shoreline)

$50 daily permits available for non-residents

Lifeguard – 10a – 5p

Restroom/Shower

Concessions/Picnic Tables

Chair/Umbrella Rentals

Bike Rack

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9:30a – 5p): No entering vehicle ramp

All Times: No dogs, alcohol, bonfires, beach driving, watercrafts, fishing or camping

Cryder Beach

98 Cryder Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach – wide expanse of ocean and sand

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, camping, watercrafts or beach driving

Dune Beach

1678 Meadow Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Resident parking only, but still requires permit

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires or watercrafts

Fowler Beach

End of Fowler Street

Features:

Ocean beach

Restrictions: During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No camping, watercrafts or alcohol

Gin Lane Beach

121 Gin Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Known for one of the best surf breaks in the Village

Also need an Agawam permit from Southampton Town to park in the spaces around the lake, to the north of the median

Restrictions: 

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, camping or watercrafts

Halsey Neck Beach

End of Halsey Neck Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, beach driving, camping or watercrafts

Little Plains Beach

543 Little Plains Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No watercrafts, camping, alcohol or beach driving

Old Town Beach

End of Old Town Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions: 

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, watercrafts or camping

Road D Beach

End of Road D

Features:

Ocean Beach

FREE Parking, (only Village beach that no permit is required)

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires, camping or watercrafts

Road F Beach

End of Road F

Features:

Ocean Beach

A little more private than most town beaches

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires, camping or  watercrafts

Inside scoop: It’s a little more private than most Southampton Town beaches.

Road G Beach

End of Road G

Features:

Ocean Beach

Known as a surfing spot due to the break and ease of transporting board onto the sand

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing or watercrafts

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires or camping

Wyandanch Beach

End of Wyandanch Lane

Features: 

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, beach driving, camping or watercrafts


SOUTHAMPTON TOWN (by hamlet)

BRIDGEHAMPTON  |  EAST QUOGUE  |  HAMPTON BAYS  |  SAGAPONACK  |  SAG HARBOR  |  TUCKAHOE  |  WATER MILL  |  WESTHAMPTON DUNES

2023 Beach Permits will be on sale online only

Seasonal Beach Parking Permit Map & Information 

Residents:  

Homeowners – $50 Full Season

Valid vehicle registration with a physical Southampton Town address. 

Senior Citizens (age 62+) $40 Full Season

In addition to proof of residency (see Resident/Homeowners requirements), must provide proof of age 62+.

Veterans/Fire/EMS/Mil

Vet. No Charge (Proof Required)

Fire/EMS/Mil. No Charge (Must be on roster & ID Required)

Local Non-Resident:  $450 Full Season 

Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor Residents who live on EAST HAMPTON side of village

Long Beach ONLY:  $50 Full Season 

This beach parking permit includes Long Beach, Sagg Main, Mecox, & Scott Cameron beaches ONLY. 

Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor Residents who live on EAST HAMPTON side of village

Non-Resident:  $400 Full Season 

This permit allows for parking at all Town of Southampton beach access and road ends.

Town Employee:  $75 Full Season (Those who are eligible will only be issued ONE permit per person per season).

BRIDGEHAMPTON

Mecox Beach 

535 Jobs Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Ocean Road Beach

End of Ocean Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

W. Scott Cameron Beach 

425 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

EAST QUOGUE

Dolphin Lane 

End of Dolphin Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Hot Dog Beach

35 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Triton Lane

End of Triton Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

HAMPTON BAYS

East Landing Road 

17 East Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Mermaid Lane 

End of Mermaid Lane, Hampton Bays

Features:

Ocean Beach

Ponquogue Beach 

280 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Pavilion w/extended ramp to beach

Restrooms

Road H 

End of Road H

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road I

End of Road I

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road K 

End of Road K

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road L

End of Road L

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sand Bar Beach 

32 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sunset Avenue

End of Sunset Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Tiana Beach 

Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

West Landing Road

West Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

SAGAPONACK

Gibson Beach

239 Gibson Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Peters Pond Lane  

End of Peters Pond Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sagg Main Beach

1200 Sagg Main Street

Features:

Ocean Beach

SAG HARBOR

Foster Memorial Beach – also known as Long Beach

1000 Long Beach Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards –  10a – 5p

Restrooms

Picnic Area

TUCKAHOE

Cold Spring Road

End of Cold Spring Road, Tuckahoe

Features:

Bay Beach

WATER MILL

Flying Point Beach

1055 Flying Point

Features:

Ocean Beach

WESTHAMPTON DUNES

Pikes Beach

765 Dune Road, Westhampton

Features:

Ocean Beach


SOUTHOLD TOWN (by hamlet)

GREENPORT  |  NEW SUFFOLK  |  SOUTHOLD HAMLET

Resident and non-resident parking permits must be purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office. Parking and boat launching by Southold Town permit only.

Residents:  $10

Local Non-Residents:  $40

GREENPORT

Gull Pond also known as Norman Klipp Park Beach

3925 Manhanset Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Large Parking Area

Playground

NEW SUFFOLK

New Suffolk Beach Resident only

2650 Jackson Street

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Boat Ramp

SOUTHOLD HAMLET

Goose Creek

2575 North Bayview Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Kenny’s Beach

475 Leeton Road

Features:

Bay Beach

McCabe’s Beach

8670 Horton’s Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

Town Beach 

53005 Route 48

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Restrooms

Picnic Area

Swing Set

Beach Wheelchair


SUFFOLK COUNTY

Green Key Cards can be purchased by Suffolk County residents and non-residents to gain access to beaches and to pay reduced fees for park activities.  A separate permit is required for driving on the beach. The Green Key card is also required to access the online reservation system for camping and marina reservations. 

Residents – $30 each and are good for 3 years.

Discounted Residents – $15 each and are good for 3 years (Active Military, Auxiliary Police, Cert, Handicapped, Junior (under 18), Seniors,Veterans and Volunteers with the appropriate certifications)

Disabled Veterans –  free

Green Key Cards are sold year-round at the following locations: Blydenburgh, Cathedral Pines, Indian Island, Sears Bellows, Smith Point, West Hills, and the West Sayville Parks Operations Office.

In addition to the above locations, Green Key Cards are sold in-season (Memorial Day-Labor Day) at the following locations: Bergen Point Golf Course, Cedar Point, Cupsogue, Indian Island Golf Course, Montauk, Shinnecock East, Southaven, Timber Point Golf Course, and West Sayville Golf Course.

For more details: Suffolk County Beaches

Cedar Point County Park

5 Cedar Point Road, East Hampton

Features:

Bay Beach

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Row Boat Rentals

Outer Beach Access

Cupsogue Beach County Park

975 Dune Road, Westhampton

Features:

Bay and Ocean Beach

Restroom/Showers

Concession

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Off-Road Outer Beach Access

Indian Island County Park

Indian Point Rd, Riverhead

Features:

River Beach

Camping

Picnic Area

Playground

Fishing

Meschutt Beach County Park

1 Canal Road, Hampton Bays

Features:

Bay Beach

Restrooms/Showers

Concession

Picnic Area

Playground

Montauk County Park

527 E Lake Drive

Features:

Lake Beach

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Canoeing/Kayaking

Off-Road Outer Beach Access

Shinnecock East County Park

End of Meadow Lane, Southampton

Features:

Ocean Beach

Camping

Fishing

Off-Road Outer Beach Access


NEW YORK STATE PARK BEACHES

The Empire Pass is required to access New York State Park Beaches and provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry. Empire Passes are available for the year, multi-year or lifetime. Instead of paying the vehicle use fee on each visit, simply present your season pass and it waives the fee for day use entry.

Existing Empire Pass card

Renew online only and receive a discount!  

Digital Empire Pass

Available Online Only for immediate use with an additional discount! Simply choose the digital option when you order, and you will receive your digital pass immediately. A QR code will be provided which can be scanned into the NY State Parks Explorer App, and the NYS Wallet AppLeaving New York State Parks. The digital pass is available for the Season Pass, Multi-Year Pass and Lifetime Pass.

Season Empire Pass Card

$80 – scannable pass card that can be shared within a household and not assigned to a specific vehicle. 

In Person – call the park directly to confirm

Online  If you order a physical card online, please allow 7-10 business days to receive your Empire Pass card by U.S. standard mail. 

By Phone: 518-474-0458 

Mail: Complete an application with check or money order payable to “NYS Parks” and mail to:

Empire Pass

New York State Parks

Albany, NY 12238

Multi-Season Pass – $205 for 2024 and accepted through 12/31/2026; a 5-Season Empire Pass Card may be purchased for $320 and accepted through 12/31/2028

Lifetime Pass – $750

Both available online, by phone or mail.  NOT IN PERSON AT THE PARK

For more details visit: parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport/

MONTAUK

Camp Hero State Park

1898 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Hither Hills State Park

164 Old Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard 

Restrooms/Outdoor Showers

Playground/Picnic Tables

General Store

Public Parking (Non-campers pay $10 parking fee)

Montauk Point State Park

2000 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Public Parking – at Lighthouse for a fee

Facilities

Rocky

Hiking

Shadmoor State Park

900 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

ORIENT

Orient Beach

40000 Main Road

Features:

Bay Beach

RIVERHEAD

Hallock State Park Preserve

6062 Sound Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Wildwood State Park

790 Hulse Landing Road, Wading River

Features:

North Shore Beach


WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE

Residents: FREE

Local Non-Residents:  $495

Rogers Beach 

105 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lashley Beach

385 Dune Road

Features:

Oce

From the white sandy beaches of the Dune Road Fire Island shore to the rocky coastline of Montauk, the calm Peconic Bay or the Long Island Sound, each beach has its own unique charm and character. The Hamptons and North Fork on Long Island are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, perfect for visiting any time of year.  East End Getaway has curated a comprehensive guide to the beaches of the North and South Forks on Long Island

for both residents and visitors.

VILLAGE OF EAST HAMPTON

Parking can be tricky, and you must plan and have a valid parking pass for the beach. Beachgoers should keep in mind specific beach rules they should follow to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. 

A valid East Hampton Village parking permit is required for the following Village beaches: Egypt, Georgica, Main, Two Mile Hollow and Wiborg and must be displayed on your vehicle from May 15th through September 15th.

Residents:  FREE 

Beach Parking Permits may be obtained by mail or in person

Village Hall, Attn: Sue Dayton, 86 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937

Local Non-Residents:  $750

Parking permits are available for purchase online only at easthamptonvillage.org starting February 1st. You won’t be able to purchase them by mail or in person. Only 3,100 non-resident permits are available for sale.

Daily Non-Resident Parking Permits:  $50/day online only

(Available by downloading ParkMobile App – May 15th thru September 15th)

Only for Main Beach Lot 2 and Two Mile Hollow Beach 

Daily permits are only available Monday through Thursday after 1:00 PM after you have secured a parking space (no prepayments and no refunds). These are digital permits only and are linked to your license plate number. Parking will be enforced by a license plate scanner.

Beach Driving

A Town of East Hampton permit is required to drive on the beach. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 631-324-4142 for information. 

No vehicles are permitted on Village beaches between 9a and 6p from May 15th through September 15th. 

It is the responsibility of the driver to know all restrictions governing beach driving. The Village actively patrols beaches and strictly enforces regulations.

Parking & Permit Information:

East Hampton Village Permit Applications

East Hampton Village Parking at Village Beaches

SWIMMING IS PROHIBITED IF NO LIFEGUARDS ARE ON DUTY.

Open containers containing alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on beaches located in East Hampton Village.

Between May 15th and September 15th, dogs and other animals are not allowed on the beach between 9a and 6p daily.  All other times, except for the May 15th to September 15th period each year, dogs must remain on a leash in areas within 300 feet of roads along the beaches

Egypt Beach  |  55 Old Beach Lane  |  631-324-4150

Features:  NO Lifeguards (swimming prohibited)

Georgica Beach  |  219 Lily Pond Lane  |  631-324-4150    Features:  Lifeguards  – 10a – 5p |  Restrooms

Main Beach  |  101 Ocean Ave   |  Features:  Lifeguard – 10a – 5p  |  Restrooms  |  Snack Bar – Beach Hut on Main     Daily parking is available for $50 per day per vehicle. On weekends and holidays the number of vehicles is limited to 60.   Main Beach Rules

Two Mile Hollow Beach  |  50 Two Mile Hollow Road  |  631-324-4150  |  Features:  Lifeguard – 10a – 5p  |  Restrooms    Daily parking is available for $50 per day per vehicle. On weekends and holidays the number of vehicles is limited to 40.  If you are purchasing daily parking for Two Mile Hollow Beach, you purchase it first at the Main Beach office. Non-resident visitors may only visit on weekdays. Weekends are reserved for residents only.  Two Mile Hollow Beach has hefty fines if you park without a parking pass. 

Wiborg Beach  |  74 Highway Behind the Pond  |  631-324-4150  |  Features:  NO Lifeguards (swimming prohibited)


EAST HAMPTON TOWN (by hamlet)

AMAGANSETT  |  EAST HAMPTON  |  MONTAUK  |  SPRINGS  |  WAINSCOTT

Most town beaches open year round but only for swimming Memorial Day weekend (only on the weekends until mid-June). All life guarded beaches are then open full time (Sunday through Saturday) mid-June through Labor Day. After Labor Day, some beaches remain open for swimming for the two weekends following Labor Day.

All beaches require Town of East Hampton Parking Permit

Residents: FREE  

Local Non-Residents: $500

For Beach Parking Passes or Beach Drive-On Passes:

East Hampton Town Clerk’s Office

159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937    

631-324-4142

Beach Parking and Driving Permits

Map of Beaches and Parking

Beach Driving Guidelines

No vehicles are allowed on the beaches 10a – 6p, May 15 – September 15. Other beaches around Montauk require various state or county driving permits.

East Hampton Town Beach Report – to find out which beaches are lifeguarded on the day of visit and what the beach conditions are.

Beach Rules:

Parking requires a Town of East Hampton parking permit  

Town of East Hampton Beach drive-on pass required for vehicular beach access (designated areas only)

No unauthorized commercial activity

Dogs are not allowed on most beaches 10a – 6p, May 15 through September 15.

No alcohol during the hours of lifeguard protection within 1,000 feet of road endings

SWIMMING IS PROHIBITED IF NO LIFEGUARDS ARE ON DUTY.

AMAGANSETT

Abraham’s Landing Road

End of Abraham’s Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Atlantic Avenue Beach

191 Atlantic Avenue

631-324-2417

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a- 5p (when on duty)

ADA-accessible restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Concession 

Daily Beach Parking – $50 per day (weekdays only and not on holidays)

Barns Hole

130 Barnes Hole Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Big Albert’s Landing Beach

165 Albert’s Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguard – 10a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Picnic Tables/Cooking Grills – To reserve the picnic area, you must contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 631-324-2417 or go to Programs and Facility Bookings.

Nature Trails

Vehicular Beach Access

Fresh Pond

276 Fresh Pond Road and Cross Highway

Features:

Bay Beach

Indian Wells Beach

136 Indian wells Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Food trucks

Parking for Town of East Hampton residents only

Vehicular Beach Access – permit required

Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

Lazy Point

Lazy Point Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Little Albert’s Landing Beach

End of Little Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Napeague Lane Beach

Napeague Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

EAST HAMPTON

Alewive Brook Landing

End of Alewive Brook Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Mile Hill Beach

45 Mile Hill Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Old House Landing Beach

174 Old House Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Sammy’s Beach

58 Sammy’s Beach Road

Features:

Bay Beach

MONTAUK

Culloden Point

185 Soundview Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

Ditch Plains Beach

6 Deforest Road

Features:

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October/ Outdoor Showers

Concession Trailers

Surfing

Limited Permit Parking

East Lake Beach (Gin Beach)

555 East Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguard – 10a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Food Truck

Vehicular Beach Access – permit required

Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

Eddie Ecker Park

End of Navy Street

Features:

Bay Beach

Fort Pond Bay

30 Navy Road/Street

Features:

Bay Beach

ADA accessible porta potties

Picnic tables

Small launching ramp for kayaks/canoes

Long fishing pier

Easy access to Hither Woods Preserve for those who enjoy hiking

Kirk Park Beach

53 South Emerson Avenue

631-324-2417

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA accessible restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Restaurants/Stores within walking distance

Daily Beach Parking – $35 per day (only when the lifeguards are on duty) at Kirk Park parking lot, which contains public restrooms (across from 7-Eleven). 

South Edison Beach

130 S Emerson Ave

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard – 9a – 5p (when on duty)

ADA Accessible Restrooms – mid-May through mid-October

Vehicular Beach Access – permit required

Surf Wheelchair when lifeguards on duty – contact Recreation Department 631-324-2417

South Lake Beach

End of South Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

West Lake Drive

502 West Lake Drive

Features:

Bay Beach

SPRINGS

Flaggy Hole Beach

109 Flaggy Hole Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Gerald Park Drive Beach

357 Gerard Drive, Springs

Features:

Bay Beach

Louse Point Beach

Louse Point Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Maidstone Park Beach

3337 Maidstone Park Road South

Features:

Bay Beach

WAINSCOTT

Beach Lane (Wainscott Beach)

102 Beach Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Town Line Beach

20 Town Line Road

Features:

Ocean Beach


MATTITUCK 

The beaches of the Mattituck Park District are private beaches for the residents of Mattituck and Laurel and require a permit Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Residents:  $25

Must have a Parking Permit to enter 

Permits are available online and in the office:  11280 Great Peconic Bay Blvd, Mattituck, NY 11952   (Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri from 9.30-3.30; Thurs from 1-5)

Permits can also be purchased at the gate at Veterans Beach starting Memorial Day weekend during beach hours.

Seasonal Guest:  $100 per vehicle

Permit available online

Seasonal Non-Resident:

Permits are also sold in the office, at the hours listed above (cash, check, or credit card) and also at the Beach Attendant Booth at Veterans Beach (credit card only), whenever the beach attendant is on duty.

Non-Resident Daily Passes:

Available at the Vets Beach booth during the beach season, (credit card only).

For more details:

Mattituck Park District Beaches

Southold Town Beaches

https://www.mattituckparkdistrict.org/beaches
https://www.southoldtownny.gov/268/Park-District-Beaches-and-Properties

Bailie Beach

1901 Bailie Beach Rd

Features:

North Shore Beach on East Side of Mattituck Inlet

*Parking is by Southold Town Permit only

Breakwater Beach

5799-5003 Luthers Rd, 

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguards

Restrooms/Outdoor Shower

Beach Wheelchair available

Small Playground

Pavilion/Picnic Tables

Volleyball Courts

Peconic Bay Park

Laurel, NY  11948

Features:

Bay Beach

Softball Field

Veterans Memorial Park

11280 Peconic Bay Blvd

Features:

Bay Beach – 400 feet of white sand

Lifeguards

Restrooms/Outdoor Shower

Beach wheelchair available

Playground

Community Room (which is rented for residential use)

Bocce court/Shuffleboard/Horseshoe Pitch


QUOGUE

Residents: $120

Local Non-Residents:  $300

Forms & Permits for beach sticker and locker rental applications.

631-653-4498  |   contact@villageofquogueny.gov

Quogue Village Beach

170-172 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Open weekends Memorial Day weekend through June 24th

Everyday thereafter through Labor Day – 10a – 6p


RIVERHEAD

Parking permits are required at all town beach facilities from February 1st to December 31st. You can purchase at the Parks & Recreation offices, online or mail in an application.  

Presently, only Riverhead residents are allowed to purchase seasonal beach stickers. 

You will need a valid vehicle registration with a Riverhead Town address to purchase a resident permit. 

Seniors – Proof of age, proof of residency

Veterans – Copy of DD214 or vet status, proof of residency

4×4 (Residents only) – Current license, registration, vehicle insurance. Limited to beach access/operation on Sound beaches.

Town of Riverhead Recreation Department

60 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead, NY 11901

​(631) 727-3200 x205

BRONZE PACKAGE (Parking only)

Residents………$20  Seniors (60+)………$5  Veterans/Fire/Ambulance/EMP ….Free

Required documents: license, registration

SILVER PACKAGE (Boat Launch and Parking)

Residents……..$40  Seniors (60+)…….$10  ​Veterans/Fire /Ambulance/EMP…..Free

Required documents: license, registration, trailer reg.

GOLD PACKAGE (4×4 and Parking)

Residents……$80  Seniors (60+)…….$65  Veterans/Fire /Ambulance/EMP…..Free

Required documents: license, registration, insurance

*Only available at the Recreation or Parks Office

PLATINUM ​(Parking, Boat Launch & 4×4)

Residents……$100  Seniors (60+)…….$75  Veterans ……Free

Required documents: license, car registration, insurance, boat trailer registration

*Only available at the Recreation or Parks Office

For more details:  Riverhead Beaches  &  Riverhead Beach Stickers

Iron Pier Beach

500 Pier Avenue, Jamesport

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguard

Restrooms

Playground

Picnic Area

Beach Mat/Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)

Reeves Beach 

End of Park Road, Riverhead

Features:

North Shore Beach

Gazebo/Picnic Area

4×4 Access (when permitted)

South Jamesport Beach 

End of Pye Lane, Jamesport

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards

Bathhouse/Outdoor Showers

Tennis/Pickleball/Basketball Courts

Playground

Gazebo/Picnic Area

Summer Refreshment Stand

Beach Mat, Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)

Wading River Beach

230 Creek Road, Wading River

Features:

North Shore Beach

Lifeguard

Restrooms

Playground

4×4 Access

Boat Ramp

Beach Mat/Ramp/Beach Wheelchair (on request)


SAG HARBOR VILLAGE

Residents:  FREE

Local Non-Residents:  $100

Sag Harbor Municipal Building

No alcohol, fires, or cars allowed on the beach

Havens Beach

Havens Beach Rd

Features:

Bay Beach

ADA Accessible Restrooms

Playground

Gazebo

Windmill Beach

4 Ferry Road, Sag Harbor

Features:

Bay Beach


SHELTER ISLAND TOWN (by hamlet)

SHELTER ISLAND HAMLET  |  SHELTER ISLAND HEIGHTS

20 miles of coastline 

Beaches are mostly public and require parking permits for resident and non-residents between May 15th and September 15th

Residents:  FREE 

Vehicles registered with a Shelter Island address or to an owner of real property within the Town of Shelter Island

Local Non-Residents: Permits can be purchased as Seasonal $250, Monthly $125 or Weekly $70

Daily permits can be purchased online – $25

You must present your car registration or car rental agreement to obtain a parking permit

For Permits visit:

Town Clerk’s Office

38 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Phone (631) 749-1166

townclerk@shelterislandtown.us

Mon-Fri, 9a – 4p  (Saturdays: First Saturday after June 15th-Aug.31st – 9a – noon)

Beach driving information

Resident $25  (includes registered guests of hotels/inns/motels/guest cottages/camps)

Non-Resident $100

Permit from Town Clerk Office April 1st through March 31st

PLEASE NOTE: Camping, nude bathing, and motor vehicles are prohibited on all Town Public Beaches. Animals are prohibited on all Town Public Beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

SHELTER ISLAND HAMLET

Wades Beach 

114 S Midway Rd

Features:

South Side of Island/Wide Sandy Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 10a – 5p

Comfort Station

Family-Friendly

Ease of Parking

SHELTER ISLAND HEIGHTS

Crescent Beach

End of Crescent Beach Road

Features:

½ Mile Bay Beach

Public Access

Lifeguards – 10a 5p

Comfort Stations

Location for Shelter Island’s Annual Fireworks Celebration

Menhaden Lane Beach 

End of Menhaden Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

Panoramic Views of Gardiners Bay and Bug Light Lighthouse

Town Landing

Shell Beach

End of Oak Tree Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

No Lifeguards

Sandy Peninsula/Secluded 


SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE

Seasonal Beach Parking permits are valid May 15th – September 15th

print application and send to Village of Southampton, 23 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968

Types of Permits:

Village Property Owner – No Charge (up to 3 permits)

Year-Round Village Renter – No Charge (up to 3 permits)

Local Non-Village Resident/Renter – $250 per vehicle (no limit)  |   $175 Senior/Veteran (only 1 per household)

Summer Visitor $500 per vehicle

Coopers Beach

268 Meadow Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach – largest in Village (approx. 500 feet of shoreline)

$50 daily permits available for non-residents

Lifeguard – 10a – 5p

Restroom/Shower

Concessions/Picnic Tables

Chair/Umbrella Rentals

Bike Rack

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9:30a – 5p): No entering vehicle ramp

All Times: No dogs, alcohol, bonfires, beach driving, watercrafts, fishing or camping

Cryder Beach

98 Cryder Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach – wide expanse of ocean and sand

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, camping, watercrafts or beach driving

Dune Beach

1678 Meadow Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Resident parking only, but still requires permit

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires or watercrafts

Fowler Beach

End of Fowler Street

Features:

Ocean beach

Restrictions: During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No camping, watercrafts or alcohol

Gin Lane Beach

121 Gin Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Known for one of the best surf breaks in the Village

Also need an Agawam permit from Southampton Town to park in the spaces around the lake, to the north of the median

Restrictions: 

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, camping or watercrafts

Halsey Neck Beach

End of Halsey Neck Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, beach driving, camping or watercrafts

Little Plains Beach

543 Little Plains Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No watercrafts, camping, alcohol or beach driving

Old Town Beach

End of Old Town Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions: 

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, watercrafts or camping

Road D Beach

End of Road D

Features:

Ocean Beach

FREE Parking, (only Village beach that no permit is required)

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires, camping or watercrafts

Road F Beach

End of Road F

Features:

Ocean Beach

A little more private than most town beaches

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No beach driving or fishing

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires, camping or  watercrafts

Inside scoop: It’s a little more private than most Southampton Town beaches.

Road G Beach

End of Road G

Features:

Ocean Beach

Known as a surfing spot due to the break and ease of transporting board onto the sand

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing or watercrafts

All Times: No alcohol, bonfires or camping

Wyandanch Beach

End of Wyandanch Lane

Features: 

Ocean Beach

Restroom

Restrictions:

During Open Hours (9a – 6p): No fishing

All Times: No alcohol, beach driving, camping or watercrafts


SOUTHAMPTON TOWN (by hamlet)

BRIDGEHAMPTON  |  EAST QUOGUE  |  HAMPTON BAYS  |  SAGAPONACK  |  SAG HARBOR  |  TUCKAHOE  |  WATER MILL  |  WESTHAMPTON DUNES

2024 Beach Permits will be on sale March 26th

Seasonal Beach Parking Permit Map & Information 

Residents:  

Homeowners – $50 Full Season

Valid vehicle registration with a physical Southampton Town address. 

Senior Citizens (age 62+) $40 Full Season

In addition to proof of residency (see Resident/Homeowners requirements), must provide proof of age 62+.

Veterans/Fire/EMS/Mil

Vet. No Charge (Proof Required)

Fire/EMS/Mil. No Charge (Must be on roster & ID Required)

Local Non-Resident:  $450 Full Season 

Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor Residents who live on EAST HAMPTON side of village

Long Beach ONLY:  $50 Full Season 

This beach parking permit includes Long Beach, Sagg Main, Mecox, & Scott Cameron beaches ONLY. 

Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor Residents who live on EAST HAMPTON side of village

Non-Resident:  $400 Full Season 

This permit allows for parking at all Town of Southampton beach access and road ends.

Town Employee:  $75 Full Season (Those who are eligible will only be issued ONE permit per person per season).

BRIDGEHAMPTON

Mecox Beach 

535 Jobs Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Ocean Road Beach

End of Ocean Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

W. Scott Cameron Beach 

425 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

EAST QUOGUE

Dolphin Lane 

End of Dolphin Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Hot Dog Beach

35 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Triton Lane

End of Triton Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

HAMPTON BAYS

East Landing Road 

17 East Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Mermaid Lane 

End of Mermaid Lane, Hampton Bays

Features:

Ocean Beach

Ponquogue Beach 

280 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Pavilion w/extended ramp to beach

Restrooms

Road H 

End of Road H

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road I

End of Road I

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road K 

End of Road K

Features:

Ocean Beach

Road L

End of Road L

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sand Bar Beach 

32 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sunset Avenue

End of Sunset Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Tiana Beach 

Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

West Landing Road

West Landing Road

Features:

Bay Beach

SAGAPONACK

Gibson Beach

239 Gibson Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Peters Pond Lane  

End of Peters Pond Lane

Features:

Ocean Beach

Sagg Main Beach

1200 Sagg Main Street

Features:

Ocean Beach

SAG HARBOR

Foster Memorial Beach – also known as Long Beach

1000 Long Beach Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards –  10a – 5p

Restrooms

Picnic Area

TUCKAHOE

Cold Spring Road

End of Cold Spring Road, Tuckahoe

Features:

Bay Beach

WATER MILL

Flying Point Beach

1055 Flying Point

Features:

Ocean Beach

WESTHAMPTON DUNES

Pikes Beach

765 Dune Road, Westhampton

Features:

Ocean Beach


SOUTHOLD TOWN (by hamlet)

GREENPORT  |  NEW SUFFOLK  |  SOUTHOLD HAMLET

Resident and non-resident parking permits must be purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office. Parking and boat launching by Southold Town permit only.

Residents:  $10

Local Non-Residents:  $40

GREENPORT

Gull Pond also known as Norman Klipp Park Beach

3925 Manhanset Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Large Parking Area

Playground

NEW SUFFOLK

New Suffolk Beach Resident only

2650 Jackson Street

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Boat Ramp

SOUTHOLD HAMLET

Goose Creek

2575 North Bayview Road

Features:

Bay Beach

Kenny’s Beach

475 Leeton Road

Features:

Bay Beach

McCabe’s Beach

8670 Horton’s Lane

Features:

Bay Beach

Town Beach 

53005 Route 48

Features:

Bay Beach

Lifeguards – 11a – 5p

Restrooms

Picnic Area

Swing Set

Beach Wheelchair


SUFFOLK COUNTY

Green Key Cards can be purchased by Suffolk County residents and non-residents to gain access to beaches and to pay reduced fees for park activities.  A separate permit is required for driving on the beach. The Green Key card is also required to access the online reservation system for camping and marina reservations. 

Residents – $30 each and are good for 3 years.

Discounted Residents – $15 each and are good for 3 years (Active Military, Auxiliary Police, Cert, Handicapped, Junior (under 18), Seniors,Veterans and Volunteers with the appropriate certifications)

Disabled Veterans –  free

Green Key Cards are sold year-round at the following locations: Blydenburgh, Cathedral Pines, Indian Island, Sears Bellows, Smith Point, West Hills, and the West Sayville Parks Operations Office.

In addition to the above locations, Green Key Cards are sold in-season (Memorial Day-Labor Day) at the following locations: Bergen Point Golf Course, Cedar Point, Cupsogue, Indian Island Golf Course, Montauk, Shinnecock East, Southaven, Timber Point Golf Course, and West Sayville Golf Course.

For more details: Suffolk County Beaches

Cedar Point County Park

5 Cedar Point Road, East Hampton

Features:

Bay Beach

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Row Boat Rentals

Outer Beach Access

Cupsogue Beach County Park

975 Dune Road, Westhampton

Features:

Bay and Ocean Beach

Restroom/Showers

Concession

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Off-Road Outer Beach Access

Indian Island County Park

Indian Point Rd, Riverhead

Features:

River Beach

Camping

Picnic Area

Playground

Fishing

Meschutt Beach County Park

1 Canal Road, Hampton Bays

Features:

Bay Beach

Restrooms/Showers

Concession

Picnic Area

Playground

Montauk County Park

527 E Lake Drive

Features:

Lake Beach

Picnic Area

Camping

Fishing

Canoeing/Kayaking

Off-Road Outer Beach Access

Shinnecock East County Park

End of Meadow Lane, Southampton

Features:

Ocean Beach

Camping

Fishing

Off-Road Outer Beach Access


NEW YORK STATE PARK BEACHES

The Empire Pass is required to access New York State Park Beaches and provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry. Empire Passes are available for the year, multi-year or lifetime. Instead of paying the vehicle use fee on each visit, simply present your season pass and it waives the fee for day use entry.

Existing Empire Pass card

Renew online only and receive a discount!  

Digital Empire Pass

Available Online Only for immediate use with an additional discount! Simply choose the digital option when you order, and you will receive your digital pass immediately. A QR code will be provided which can be scanned into the NY State Parks Explorer App, and the NYS Wallet AppLeaving New York State Parks. The digital pass is available for the Season Pass, Multi-Year Pass and Lifetime Pass.

Season Empire Pass Card

$80 – scannable pass card that can be shared within a household and not assigned to a specific vehicle. 

In Person – call the park directly to confirm

Online  If you order a physical card online, please allow 7-10 business days to receive your Empire Pass card by U.S. standard mail. 

By Phone: 518-474-0458 

Mail: Complete an application with check or money order payable to “NYS Parks” and mail to:

Empire Pass

New York State Parks

Albany, NY 12238

Multi-Season Pass – $205 for 2023 and accepted through 12/31/2025; a 5-Season Empire Pass Card may be purchased for $320 and accepted through 12/31/2027 

Lifetime Pass – $750

Both available online, by phone or mail.  NOT IN PERSON AT THE PARK

For more details visit: parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport/

MONTAUK

Camp Hero State Park

1898 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Hither Hills State Park

164 Old Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lifeguard 

Restrooms/Outdoor Showers

Playground/Picnic Tables

General Store

Public Parking (Non-campers pay $10 parking fee)

Montauk Point State Park

2000 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

Public Parking – at Lighthouse for a fee

Facilities

Rocky

Hiking

Shadmoor State Park

900 Montauk Highway

Features:

Ocean Beach

ORIENT

Orient Beach

40000 Main Road

Features:

Bay Beach

RIVERHEAD

Hallock State Park Preserve

6062 Sound Avenue

Features:

Bay Beach

Wildwood State Park

790 Hulse Landing Road, Wading River

Features:

North Shore Beach


WESTHAMPTON BEACH VILLAGE

Residents: $40

Non-Resident Member of: WHB Fire Department, WHB Ambulance Personnel or WHB Village Employers: $40

Year Round Village Renters: FREE

Non- Resident, Year Round Resident of Westhampton, Remsenburg, Speonk, Quogue: $650

Seasonal Renter in Westhampton Beach: $650

Seasonal Renter in Westhampton, Remsenburg, Speonk, Quogue: $975.00

Students & Hotel/Bed & breakfast Guests : $10

Rogers Beach 

105 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

Lashley Beach

385 Dune Road

Features:

Ocean Beach

an Beach

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