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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
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
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
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.