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Address: William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY
Phone Number: 631-852-1313
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Slightly above average long island beach

Due to recent storms smith point county park has become eroded from storm damage. The beach itself is starting to vanish, but the amenities such as the bathhouse and concession... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Long Island, Ny
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Columbia, South Carolina
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I grew up in the area and spent many weekends here and it never got old. Great Beach and Great Board Walk. With the recently added TWA Flight 800 Memorial off the boardwalk it is only another great reason to come to this park. Camping, Swimming, Food, Relaxation, and Great events throughout the year.

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Long Island, Ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Due to recent storms smith point county park has become eroded from storm damage. The beach itself is starting to vanish, but the amenities such as the bathhouse and concession stand remain. Those wishing to daytrip, the outer beach is open for 4 x 4 recreational vehicle use as the county sees fit. There is additional fees and equipment needed... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a beautiful beach for a day trip but I would strongly recommend anyone to avoid the campground. The facilities are poorly maintained and the campsites so tight together the campground has a parking lot feeling. Yet what drove me to write this review was our awful experience with the management. My family and I were camping there for... More 

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Mastic Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This beach is a fun place to visit because during the day there is the ocean to keep the kids entertained & on some evenings in the summer, there are different bands at the Beach Hut for the adults.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

15$ to park. Incredibly ridiculous-Disney charges less for parking!! Not worth the money. Stick with fire island! Will never return here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Smith Point is a great Public beach. At night enjoy great local music, cocktails and dance. Its clean, well potroled by rangers. Great fun worth the ride up William Floyd

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Lindenhurst, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I've camped out here a few times and look forward to another run soon. There are many sites where you have a view of the beach with the waves rolling in. I never tried for those and last week some of those sites were unoccupied. I was surprised. It's still early in the season but, wow! That was spectacular. Very... More 

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Shirley, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The incident is chronicled in online videos, pictures, news stories and email accounts. It's a truly humble testament to remembering the ill-fated airline travelers crossing the Atlantic for all different reasons. Most impressive is the international array of citizen-represented flags with the ocean waves heard in the background.

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Give me your hand. Smith point county park always makes me sing. A beautiful long island south shore beach can't be beat.

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Shirley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Smith Point Beach is amazing!!! Every year I purchase a parking pass and I am there quite often. The beach is beautiful. There is not a long walk from the parking lot to the sand. The lifeguards do an outstanding job protecting everyone. In addition to the ocean, The Beach Hut sells food, drink and spirits. The Mudslides are to... More 

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