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Address: Montauk Peninsula, Montauk, NY

Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent...

Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent surfing and body boarding.

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Great Ocean Views

The views from the park and the paths along the plains offer stunning ocean views. Bring a camera and a sweater, it does get windy.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The views from the park and the paths along the plains offer stunning ocean views. Bring a camera and a sweater, it does get windy.

Thank Kimberly H
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has amazing views. We walked on the beach and up top and both are a must do in Montauk. You can either walk from the lighthouse or park closer by.

Thank HappyTrails1984
Kings Park, New York
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is the mecca for surfers and paddle boarders. Difficulty in finding parking so get there early. There is an awesome food truck there so no need ot leave for lunch. Walking the trails along the bluff is another reason to go. Breath taking.

Thank dianev1020
Montauk, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Ditch is a special place for me. My first time to montauk was Labor day 2008. I have returned to this same location because of the surf break and hospitality.

Thank anthonycriminy
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

A popular beach for surfers all year round but much nicer to visit on the off season. The beach has a great deal of erosion from the Nor'easters and storms but it is still nice to walk the shoreline of the beach and observe all that surrounds you. Nothing like the sounds of the oceans waves hitting the shoreline and... More 

Thank mountainrevin
West Nyack, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

best place for surfing - only problem was you need a permit to park. otherwise there is no parking. the view was great, and the surfing was great, were there every day for a week.

Thank kathleens924
Long Island, New York
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Wonderful beach off of the beaten path. small parking lot by permit in summer but it seems to be open to the public off season.

Thank tug11
Bohemia, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 1, 2016

This beach is easy to get onto. Quiet. Draws a good crowd. Has showers, bathroom and a nice food truck. You will need a Town of East Hampton Parking Pass to park at the beach.

Thank Bob H
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5 reviews
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Its a lovely beach with a wild sea in the autumn. Great for surfers. Off season, it's a but empty and really windy. Warm cloth required.

Thank Susanne F
New York City, New York
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157 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

"The" surfing spot in Montauk. But also good for swimming. Parking can be difficult. Interesting terrain west of beach, so enjoy the walk.

Thank Montauk123

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