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“Nice Park - but needs more clean up” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hither Hills State Park

Hither Hills State Park
Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY 11754
631 668-2554
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Ranked #2 of 37 things to do in Montauk
Certificate of Excellence
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice Park - but needs more clean up”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Didn't stay, but Picked up some friends here and although the park maintains it's natural beauty in some areas.. others were rough.. with lots of garbage. Needs more garbage cans, or more frequent pick up in the busy season.

Visited July 2012
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice views.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Nice ocean views. Maybe a little too manicured, but not as much as Montauk Point. Best visited in Autumn and Winter when the crowds have departed.

Visited January 2013
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New York
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“One of the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We've been camping at Hither Hills in the early fall continuously for over 30 years. Great vibes, large beaches, nice facilities, good beach fishing -- life guards and park staff helpful and friendly. Only downside is the occassional large group of noisey, beer drinkers. 10pm quiet time, when observed, sets a nice standard. Moon, stars, surf sounds make for perfect evenings. Good feelings with fellow campers -- "regulars" have raised several generations on Hither Hills vacations.

Visited September 2012
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Chiliween
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“You can get a week in the summer - patience...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

If you miss the exact 9 month reservation window, please moniter the site for cancellations, you may not get the exact week you want but you will find a week eventually...

The campground does get crazy loud in the summer....some folks need to upgrade to a quiet genorator.... I prefer the off-season...the teens seem to get restless in the summer and wreak havoc in the bathrooms nightly...the adults need to find something for their hormonal teens to do...

But the late spring and fall are wonderful...sleep to the sound of the waves...for like 1/10 the price of a hotel room...

Camping is what you make of it...beach camping involves a lot of sand and sun, if you are not a fan of either, then this is not the spot for you....

Visited September 2012
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Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Beautiful park!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Spent a gorgeous fall day at the park and it was great! There was a campground there but they must have been all inside. No one on the beach. It was a perfect day! Great facilities - restrooms, playground, etc. Don't think I'd like to be here in the summer with all the crowds, but I truly enjoyed my solitude at the beach.

Visited October 2012
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