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Address: Route 27, Montauk, NY
Phone Number: 631-668-3781
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Description: This state park had a long history as a U.S. military facility.

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Lots of History

Be prepared, is it a deserted military base. Lots of boarded up buildings. We went looking for a Letterbox. Google it to find out more but basically it is a box that is hidden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Thornwood, New York
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New York, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Parking fee will also cover the Montauk Lighthouse parking lot. There is a picnic area and hiking - but we prefer to walk to the cliffs overlooking the ocean and lighthouse to take pictures!

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Thornwood, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Be prepared, is it a deserted military base. Lots of boarded up buildings. We went looking for a Letterbox. Google it to find out more but basically it is a box that is hidden and contains a stamp etc etc. The kids like it. Not as welcoming as Montauk Park but it is quite and has much natural beauty. It... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I visited here with a friend July 2014. This is a historic site not only because of the WW2 activities but also served as an Air force radar station starting in 1948 protecting New York City. It is spread out a bit so walking and some driving is required. There are gun emplacements and Bunkers clearly visible and the old... More 

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Centereach, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very interesting military camp. Hiked some trails, beautiful overlook of the ocean. Informative. Huge radar. This camp was used years ago.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This park is not well maintained and the scenery can't compare to Walking Dunes or Hither Hills. The only really interesting feature is the old Air Force radar tower.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This park is the stepchild of the Montauk Lighthouse but much nicer beautiful views and nice trails. Has the best view of the light house and a great place for a wedding which we saw when we were there.

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Montauk, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is one of my families favorite places to hike. Many trails along the Atlantic coast. Bring a picnic and enjoy the peaceful parklands. Views are amazing once you make it to the beach. You can hike all the way to the Montauk lighthouse.

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Mastic, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Just a neat place to check the military history from the past great views and lots of trails to walk around on

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

the park was closed, and we could not access it. We saw no explanation why this was the case. We could only guess, maybe damage from storms, maybe hunting. Why should hunters be so privileged that no one else can access the area safely? Also, who monitors the hunters for compliance with regulations?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Really Beautiful. Great place to watch sunrise. Didn't sightsee all of it but what I did was awesome. Next visit will explore more.

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