Click the links below for information from Suffolk County on the current pandemic

Parks Update


Overall Parks Status:

  • Suffolk County Parks are OPEN.
  • Parks with restroom facilities have at least one facility OPEN for public use.
  • 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
  • **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.
    For more details see FAQ's page HERE.
  • Archery Hunting Permits Now Available Online HERE
  • Playgrounds are CLOSED due to COVID-19.
  • Picnics are permitted with submitted application and approved COVID-19 plan. Click HERE for Group Permit Application.
  • Dog Parks are OPEN.
  • 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.

Beach Status:

  • Beaches are open for visitors. Swimming prohibited.
  • 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 when visiting Suffolk County Parks.
  • Outer Beach Access for day trippers is 7:00 AM – DUSK and 24/7 for those actively fishing.
  • Please see individual Outer Beaches for updates as some access to beaches may vary due to tides. Click HERE to View Outer Beach Conditions.

Campground Status:

  • Campgrounds are OPEN.
  • Reservations required for all campgrounds. No Walk-up reservations at this time.
  • Campsite availability and campground statuses can be found online HERE.
  • While campgrounds are open there will be additional precautions taken, visit our camping page HERE for more information.

Golf Courses Status:

  • All Golf Courses are OPEN
  • Reservations are required. Please visit our online reservation webpage HERE to View availability and Book Tee Times .
  • 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. Click HERE for more information.

Marina Status:

  • Marinas are OPEN.
  • Marina Season shifted due to COVID-19 April 25 – November 28th
  • Boat Ramps are OPEN

IMPORTANT: All dates and statuses are subject to change.


Click Here for Current Beach Conditions

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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