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Beautiful views

Love this place. The views are breathtaking . We have walk it and biked it. Then we go to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don’t usually sit on Camp Hero beach but we visited my sister who a rented a house on this area... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
New York City, New York
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This state park had a long history as a U.S. military facility.
27 Route, Montauk, NY
+1 631-668-3781
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. The views are breathtaking . We have walk it and biked it. Then we go to the lighthouse restaurant

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank eangelam
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

I don’t usually sit on Camp Hero beach but we visited my sister who a rented a house on this area and we spent the day on this beach. We were able to walk from the house. It’s a good beach with

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Great hiking and beautiful views from the bluffs. Camp Hero, built in 1942, is home to the SAGE radar tower, bunkers & gun emplacements that were ready to destroy any enemy planes & ships invading our shores. It has a way of bringing WWII into...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Susan M
Reviewed April 8, 2019

I've been here multiple times over the years and this is by far my favorite place to go hiking on the island. So many neat and historical things to see in Camp Hero. I wish they offered overnight camping here because I would stay every...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank airinhayknee
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Pack lunch and spend the day here. There are so many trails and wonderful views of the ocean. Highly recommended

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank kidspots
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The park is great... but the radar antenna and buildings are all deteriorating, with roofs rotting away. But it is fun to watch the bats fly out of the punctures in the dilapidated buildings at dusk…

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank differentname
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I lived on LI for decades and heard many things about Camp Hero and Montauk Project. My adult daughter and I decided to go. Totally surprising how much of this is sill intact; from the Radar Tower to the barracks to the bowling alley. Apart...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joanne H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Camp Hero is the part of Montauk where thousands of U.S. Soldiers were encamped after the Spanish American War. After fighting in Cuba, the Philippians, Porto Rico many of the Soldiers became sick with Malaria and Montauk was an ideal place to quarantine them.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnmlhllnd
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Camp Hero State Park is quieter than some of the other Montauk beaches. It has the same ocean waves with a rockier shoreline. It has been featured in The Affair.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We drove there with our bikes, and picnicked with burgers and dogs. The kids rode around and then we took some trails. Had a great time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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