Update: February 17, 2017
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 (in-season) and day trips for patrons with a properly permitted 4-wheel drive vehicle.
Effective February 17, 2017 until Further Notice:
Smith Point County Park: The Outer Beach at Smith Point is now reopen for day trips. For up-to-date conditions please call the Park Office at (631)852-1315.
Cupsogue Beach County Park: The outer beach is now open to the inlet.
Montauk County Park: The Outer Beach is open for day trips. For up-to-date conditions please call the Park Office at (631)852-7879
Shinnecock East: The outer beach is open for day trips only.
Charles F. Altenkirch County Park, formerly known as Shinnecock West County Park: Outer Beach is open from September 15 – March 15. Limited parking is available, for County residents, in the parking lot adjacent to the inlet.
Cedar Point County Park: the Outer Beach is Open for day trips all the way to the lighthouse.