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Address: End of East Lake Dr., off Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY
Phone Number: 631 324 2417
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Rocky Beach but clam water for the kids / ladies

We've been going to MTK for 35 + years, mainly on the ocean side. Now that were just a bit older, we sometimes go to Gin Beach for break form the crowds and the craziness on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Massapequa, New York
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Massapequa, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We've been going to MTK for 35 + years, mainly on the ocean side. Now that were just a bit older, we sometimes go to Gin Beach for break form the crowds and the craziness on the ocean. The beach is a bit rocky so if you have water shoe's, bring them. The water is beautiful - clean and very... More 

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Bayside, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Calmer waters than the Atlantic (south) side of Montauk. Good for kids, especially younger ones. There is RV camping available further down the beach. Be mindful about having a parking pass- I saw enforcement come by pretty early (before 9am).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I went to this beach because of the good reviews I read here but didn't love it. I have 2 small kids and even though we had Keens, they really needed water slip ins instead. I did notice the posts about the parking permit but forgot so we got a parking ticket for $150 and we had 2 cars there.... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Protected beach offered less surf and was perfect for the grandkids. There are a lot of rocks on the beach. There are public toilets. You would need a parking permit. Our Hotel supplied it.

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Hawthorne, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

wonderful quiet beach to hunt for sea glass but don't forget to wear your sneakers! on the Sound side so the waves are minimal. good for small children

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

WeI love going to Gin beach in the morning with a cup of coffee, watching the fishing boats and ferries head out to sea. There is limited parking and restroom facilities at the beach. It's a beautiful place to walk , the landscape changes as the weather, some days calm and tranquil and others winds and waves.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This beach has very gentle waves so great for kids. Sandy generally with some pebbles/shells but they are not an issue. There is a restaurant within walking distance of the parking lot. There are outdoor showers next to the restrooms in the parking lot. There were lifeguards in July but no concession stand on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Gin Beach is opposite Gossmans Dock -across the channel. Good place for kids, not the big waves like at the main beaches. Tons of shells to search. The jetty is fun to walk out on. Watching the fishing boats go in and out is great. Campers are allowed down the beach for a fee. Note: if you are visiting, get... More 

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Ridgewood, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The beach was nice without many shells on the sand. But what i did dislike was that there was a lot of logs around.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This beach is usually uncrowded. It is located in a great area across from the Montauk Inlet Seafood Restaurant. There are lots of jelly fish here.

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