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Address: Fire Island, NY
Phone Number: 631-281-3010
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Thu - Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Wed 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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A lovely ocean beach

A great ocean beach - exit 68S on LIE and exit 58S on the Sunrise Highway. $15 to park during the day - free after 5pm. Live music on Friday & Saturday nights. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Chris B
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Damascus, Maryland
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Damascus, Maryland
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A great ocean beach - exit 68S on LIE and exit 58S on the Sunrise Highway. $15 to park during the day - free after 5pm. Live music on Friday & Saturday nights. There are restrooms, food & beverages available. Also, a campground if you make your reservations far in advance. I recommend going in the evenings. A great view... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This place is a dump. It's dirty with dog crap all over. With all the money the county makes they should enforce some rules. Wait we did see the park police riding bikes trying to catch campers drinking. Many of the spots are very small and people have no respect for parking on the street. The playground is definitely not... More 

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Bayport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There are several things you can do. Of course the Ocean beach has good waves for body surfing and limited surf boarding but they also have tent and RV camp sites for Suffolk county residents. You can go for long walks along the tranquil ocean shore, check out a nature trail or go wilderness camping in a 7 mile National... More 

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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The only good thing about this place is the beach. Staff is sometimes pleasant, sometimes not. Overpriced. Should be more campsites with full hookups. Not very clean sites or restrooms. Garbage pickup needs to improve. Reservation system is the worst. Extremely difficult for locals to reserve.

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This park has lots to see. i went in the winter, just pulling into the parking area, we found 3 red foxes and about 6 deer. Being a photographer, it was great to see these animals. It wasn't so great that people bring bread/bagels to feed them, not the best thing for these animals to eat. There are no fees... More 

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Lagrange, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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
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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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Address: Fire Island, NY
Phone Number: 631-281-3010
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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