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Smith Point County Park

Fire Island, NY
631-281-3010
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Lagrange, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My family and I took a trip to Smith Point Beach in Shirley, NY this past weekend (on Fire Island, the barrier island on Long Island's south shore). Shirley, and this beach, are places that I used to spend my summers in back in the 70's. Lot of great memories. While Shirley and Mastic Beach haven't held up all that... More

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Wellington, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a beautiful morning at this Historic Beach ! Other than the $15 parking charge, beaches were well maintained and plenty of Life-guards were on scene ! Landscaping around Memorial there to honor the people of Flt 800 from July17,2002 ! Amazing beauty !

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The beach is fantastic. However, the outer beach is often closed. Camping is great so close to the beach but bathrooms and showers are filthy. No lifeguards at the area of the beach by the campground.

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Huddersfield
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Ok so this is not a tourist place, its a beach for the locals, music on the boardwalk, crab shack, lifeguards and lots of space. Parking is amazing there is so much of it.

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Bellport, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Don't waste your time going here. The outer beach is never open when you want it to be. The Outer Beach closures are sporadic, and the staff rarely wants to explain why the beach is closed. Total Bummer, because the beach is convenient for so many people. Don't waste your money on the outer beach pass, I know that I... More

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Belle Mead, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

there's a HUGE parking lot and a wonderful beach. at one side is the shimmering blue ocean, at the other, a small cliff. more rocks underfoot than sand, though, so don't take your shoes off. a lot of unique shell, such as sharks' eyes, scallops, and slippers. my daughter went into shell-hunting mode and hunched over the beach for the... More

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NYC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

or just go for the beach- it's a great locale! big open spaces, lots of great sand, waves, surfers- plenty of space, yet cozy with lots of tables in the food area. full bar.

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Hagaman, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We've been here dozens of times.....great beach, huge parking lot, very nice,informative nature display just inside the park at the federal building. The west side of the entrance is part of the Fire Island National Seashore, to the east is the county park. Camping available here with permit.

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Southampton, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

If you want to camp by the beach, this is the best. We lucked out and got a full hook up spot, right on the beach, at the last minute. The people were wonderful to work with and the internet was delightful surprise. Well worth visiting. The beach was literally steps away, I didn't have to put on shoes and... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Stopped by Smiths Point Beach one evening while visiting my brother in NY. Live music playing and quite a few people on the beach. Walked for awhile thinking about how large the beach use to be when I was a child. Use to have to walk a mile to get to the bathrooms or snack bar all while our feet... More

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