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Ditch Plains

Address: Montauk Peninsula, Montauk, NY
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Ranked #4 of 21 Activities in Montauk
Owner description: Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent surfing and body...
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Owner description: Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent surfing and body boarding.

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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I liked the beach, ocean and shorebirds and the land birds that find shelter there. I will add Fort Pond. I am disappointed that hunting is allowed there. Many species are disappearing. Canvasbacks are seriously declining, and yet hunting persisits. Scoters are also experiencing problems. NO ONE MONITORS to see if quotas of killings are exceeded. Also, sometimes hunters shoot... More 

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brighton
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is not a friendly beach, the locals make it clear if your a visitor you should know your place. It is a nice little beach, with a cute refreshment van. It looks like a great surfer beach but I'm not to sure you'd be to welcome to surf if your not and or a local or very good. When... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

BEAUTIFUL!!! Went down Ditch Plains Road and caught the beach down a side roach. Several side roads lead straight to the beach. Best spot was near these rocks. Waves were awesome and the morning sun shines down so warm and nice.

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We drove to Ditch Plains Sunday morning to watch the ocean. It was cool and breezy and the waves higher and wilder than usual due to the hurricane off of Bermuda. We were treated to a show of about 2 dozen surfers bobbing and riding the waves. A delighful morning.

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Seaford, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love to walk to the ditch to watch the surfers. We really hope that the new owners of the East Deck don't discourage the surfers from coming there.

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Franklin Square, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a great beach for anything you want it to be from surfing to relaxing. If you don't surf, it a fun place to watch some awesome ( and not so awesome) surfers.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Had a ton of fun at this great beach! Lots of waves that helped with my first surfing lesson through Corey's Wave!

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Old Brookville, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Surfed here as a kid and the beach is still amazing. Beach plums in dunes, beautiful beach and cliffs. Just to spend an afternoon on the beach in the water and watching the surfers re-living my youth makes me feel great. Love the morning mist and the crash of the breakers onto the rocks.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

You don't have to drive all the way to the cape to enjoy the beach. just love it here and the waves are just high enough to surf comfortably. Beautiful view and great location.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great beach. We rented a house nearby and walked each day, all week. Water was beautiful. Played lots of frisbee. Busier on the weekends, but very nice in late afternoons. Even when crowded, didn't feel it. Food trucks in parking lots are expensive, but easy way to eat.

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