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Update:  January 25, 2016

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 November 25, 2015 until Further Notice:

Smith Point County Park: The Outer Beach at Smith Point is currently closed until further notice for a scheduled dredging project.  For up-to-date conditions please call the Park Office at (631)852-1315.

Cupsogue Beach County Park: Access to the Outer beach is open.  There is no beach front driving.

Montauk County Park: The Outer Beach is open for camping and day tripping.  For up-to-date conditions please call the Park Office at (631)852-7879

Shinnecock East: Outer Beach is open for day trips, weather permitting. 

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.