The Parks Department offers numerous recreational opportunities for park visitors on its outer beaches. Weather and beach conditions permitting, the Parks Department allows day and night fishing, camping and day trips for patrons with a properly permitted 4-wheel drive vehicle.

Effective February 25, 2014 until Further Notice:

Smith Point County Park: Outer Beach is open.  Day Tripping for 2.5 miles east of Cut 1A.  There is limited access to the inlet for FISHERMEN ONLY from Cut 2A to Burma Rd to the Inlet.  See park staff for further details.

Cupsogue Beach County Park: NO Camping until April 1st.  Outer beach open for day trips with limited access.

Montauk County Park: NO Camping until April 1st.  Outer Beach is open for day trips, weather permitting. For up-to-date conditions please call the Park Office at (631)852-7879

Shinnecock East: NO Camping until April 1st.  Outer Beach is open for day trips, weather permitting. 

Charles F. Altenkirck County Park, formerly known as Shinnecock West County Park: Outer Beach is open.

Cedar Point County Park: Outer Beach is open. weather permitting