Parks Update


Based upon Governor Cuomo's Executive Order 205, issued June 25, 2020, mandated that all travelers entering New York from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents, or higher than a 10% test positivity rate, over a seven day rolling average, will be required to quarantine for a period of 14 days consistent with Department of Health regulations for quarantine. Currently, the states meeting the criteria set forth in the Executive Order are listed HERE. NEW

Overall Parks Status:

  • As Tropical Storm Isaias continues its journey up the east coast, please know, Suffolk County Parks Department is working closely with the Suffolk County Emergency Management Team to monitor the upcoming storm and its potential impact on our parks. We are currently in the Monitoring Phase. Please check back for updates. NEW

  • Suffolk County Parks are open for visitors.
  • All Park offices will be open for in person Green Key and Permit Purchases. Hours may vary by park. List of Park Offices available HERE.
    • Smith Point East Booth - Open 7 Days per week 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
    • West Sayville - Open Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Park areas that do not provide social distancing opportunities are closed. (Example: Picnic Areas and Playgrounds).
  • **Contactless Permitting - Please email a picture of your Driver's License, Registration and Green Key (if you have one) to Please allow 4 to 7 days for processing.
    More Details see FAQ's HERE
  • Unlimited Parking Permits Now Available Online HERE.

Beach Status:

  • Lifeguards at Cupsogue, Smith Point and Meschutt Beach (10:00 am – 5:30 pm) – Resident's Only
    • Driver's license or Green Key with Suffolk town is sufficient – only 1 resident per car is required.
  • Cupsogue, Smith Point and Meschutt Beach bathrooms open with bathroom attendants
  • Smith Point and Cupsogue Beaches Open to Suffolk Residents Only
    • Toll booths provided with town list
    • Beach open 7 am- 7 pm
    • Tolls Open 8:30 – 5:00 pm and regular parking rates apply
    • Tiki Joes Concession is open at Cupsogue, Smith Point and Meschutt Beach
    • Visitors must wear face coverings when in public areas (ex. on boardwalk and in and around bathrooms)
  • Click Here for New York State Guidelines that need to be followed as well
  • Access for fishing is open 24/7. After 8:00 pm all visitors must be actively fishing See individual Outer Beaches for updates as some beaches may vary due to Piping Plover restrictions on Outer Beach Updates page HERE

Campground Status:

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  • Campgrounds are OPEN.
  • While campgrounds are open there will be additional precautions taken, visit our camping page HERE
  • We are assessing campground status on a daily basis.

Suffolk County Golf Courses Update:

  • Bergen Point is OPEN
  • Indian Island is OPEN
  • Timber Point is OPEN
  • West Sayville is OPEN

View and Book Tee Times Online (HERE).

Courses are following NYS guidelines which include staggered tee times. Double cart riders MUST wear face coverings while driving/sitting in the cart. Visit each course website for more information.

Marina Status:

  • Marinas are OPEN. Marina Season shifted due to COVID-19 April 25 – November 28th
  • While parks and marinas are open certain facilities and areas within a park that do not allow visitors to maintain social distancing, may be closed. Because of this, all public restrooms, showers and the gas dock are closed until further notice. In addition, please no picnicking or use of park BBQ’s.
  • Boat Ramps are OPEN

Tennis Court Status Status:

Tennis Courts are OPEN. All players must practice Social Distancing and follow guidelines while playing. Click Here for COVID-19 Recommended Precautions While Playing Tennis

IMPORTANT: All dates and statuses are subject to change.

Due to the high call volume and limited staffing please email us at with any questions or concerns.


Stay Safe Suffolk!

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GIVE THE GIFT OF PARKS!  Gift Cards Available Online, by phone at Parks Administration Office (631) 854-4949 or at your local park office.

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