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Hither Hills State Park

Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY 11754
631 668-2554
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Montauk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Atlanta, Georgia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

The only part of the park we went to was Walking Dunes which is not in the main area of the park. I chose to visit it due to the write up in the Montauk Visitors guide, but oddly enough it seems that they don't want this place to be found. Do not go into the main entrance of the... More

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Armonk, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We are novice campers, in comparison with some of the others camping at Hither Hills. While we have tried unsuccessfully to get a campsite during the prime summer months, we have only been lucky enough to reserve a site in September for the past three years. Regardless, we had a great time. The people are all very friendly and the... More

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Brewster, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Facilities and beach are great, however when we were there a group of partiers were in the campsites across from us. Complaining to the Park Police was futile as was talking to camp personnel.These groups partied till 4:30 in the morning, loudly ,and not a thing was done. The next night was the same thing, and I ended up taking... More

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Westbrook, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Fun trip from CT to Montauk. We took the ferry from New London, then to Shelter Island, then Sag Harbor. A low stress way to travel. The campsites are just one sand dune from the beach. Nicely spaced, few trees. Showers and restrooms are clean. Beach is wide and sandy, one of the best we've seen in New England. Montauk... More

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Oceanside, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have stayed at Hither Hills over the past thirty years with children and groups of friends. This was our first visit in ten years. Things were about the same. But camping there,everyone is friendly, the beach is beautiful and no internet or tv! We love it out there!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Adorable little park with nice, easy walking trails (take your parents!) and a well-maintained beach. Not right in the heart of Montauk so not overrun with the horrible yuppie crowd, who seem to want to go where they can access food and alcohol.

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Massapequa, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Being Long Islanders our entire lives, my wife and always try to make it out to Montauk at least once a year. Great beach with great facilities. Never too crowded during the week and an easy drive into town after for dinner. One of the best beaches on all of Long Island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

For $10. parking you get a huge beach at a clean and well maintained state park with mikes of trails. Get there early in summer as lot fills up fast.

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Pleasantville, NY
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10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We wanted to check out this park for future camping. The person at the gate was totally unhelpful and somewhat rude. Very disappointing. We just wanted to see possible sites but we were totally dismissed and turned away! Shocking that a State park employee would behave in this manner.

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Nanuet, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved spending the day here. Friendly enviornment, excellent facilities and very clean. If you're on the area, don't pass this beach by.

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