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Address: Montauk, NY

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A boaters haven

Lake Montauk is accessed by a wide and well marked inlet. As soon as you enter you will see the Coast Guard station ahead, Gossmans to the right which, oddly, is not accessible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Donald S
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Montauk is accessed by a wide and well marked inlet. As soon as you enter you will see the Coast Guard station ahead, Gossmans to the right which, oddly, is not accessible by boat, and inlet seafood to the left, which is accessible by boat. Thee is a fuel dock at Star Island Marina to the west of the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Lake Montauk, and stayed right in the Marina. The Lake was nice and seemed to be a popular place to visit. However, there were horrific odors in parts of the lake, unknown causes.

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Thank Kelley S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit with clear water, and when we visited, we didn't face any crowds. There were many shells to pick up and boats to watch. So, children are easily entertained. Easy place to get great pictures. Make sure to get a local beach pass, if you want to park near the beach.

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Thank DCFishGuy99
Wilmington, Delaware
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Lake Montauk is a gem with lots of venues lining its shores. Driving to the end of West Lake drive will put you.in commercial fishermen heaven and driving to the end of east Lake drive will land you at the freshest seafood restaurant ever, the Inlet which is operated by commercial fisherman. Watch the sunset from the jetty on east... More 

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New York City, New York
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594 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Lake Montauk is beautiful and serene. We have anchored here at night and watched shooting stars. It is a very quiet beautiful place.

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Thank lollygal
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful Lake Montauk, great to sit on at night or park somewhere during the day random and take a dip...prettiest blue/green color- beautiful yachts and fishing vessels.

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Thank 00Bells
Merrick, NY
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful scenery. Just love walking along the lake and taking in the views. Easy and plenty of parking for handicap.

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Thank Kathleen97
montauk
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Water quality on and in the lake is often questionable call CCOM or another environmental organization before you let your toddlers spend the day in the lake.

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Thank MontaukTraveler
Southampton, New York
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

MONTAUK LAKE CLUB AND MARINA on east lake drive: The Family and I have been Boating on Long Island/Connecticut for 25+ years- and have seen all the marinas/clubs within 100 nautical miles- This place is just as good as it gets- it's tops. It's a Private club, but sometimes they take transients- so if you're lucky and can get in-... More 

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freeport NY
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256 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

...looking top dine with it in the background. It is a pretty lake and offers wonderful sunset views from its eastern shores looking west.

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