Suffolk County is known for our vast, stunning beaches stretching along both the north and south shore. Our beaches are legendary for their beauty, great surfing conditions, sailing, fishing, and of course swimming. If you are in Suffolk County you don’t have to travel far to find yourself at one of our Park beaches that will suit your needs, whether you’re looking to ride the waves, hunt for seashells, or to wade in calmer waters. Our beaches offer a variety of amenities to visitors, such as swimming, picnic areas, camping sites, fishing, and more.
*Swimming is only permitted at lifeguarded beaches while Lifeguards on Duty.
*Outer beach camping is permitted at these locations with a self-contained camper only.
Dog Parks are available at the following Suffolk County Parks:
*Natural Borders Dog Park - dog park is not completely surrounded by chain link fence, but rather defined by natural boundaries such as water or large expanses of land.
*Location considered on a case by case basis, please contact Park Operations.
NYS Recreational Fishing Permits may be required. Please see our fishing page for additional information.
*only serves ice cream
* stables are located on premises
The Suffolk County Parks which provide picnic areas are:
Parking rates apply in season (Memorial Day through Labor Day 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Parking fee Schedule can be found HERE.
* Picnic pavilions are available for rent.
** Gazebo available for rent.
P.O. Box 144
West Sayville, NY 11796
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Health and Safety
Parks Watch RID
Rules & Regulations
Suffolk County Board of Trustees