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    Taxonomy Code: PL-6400.1000

    Programs that acquire, develop and maintain beach property for use by the public and provide recreational, parking and sanitary facilities including volleyball courts, playground equipment, bicycle paths, fire rings, barbecues, picnic tables, showers, restrooms, trash containers, parking lots, access ways and other amenities. Most public beaches provide lifeguards, at least seasonally; and support a variety of activities including sunbathing, swimming, board surfing, body surfing, windsurfing, diving, tide pool exploring, fishing and volleyball. Private vendors may operate concessions and rent surf boards, boogie boards, kayaks, bicycles, inline skates, chairs, umbrellas and other recreational equipment.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BEACHES AND BOAT RAMPSTown beaches are West Neck, Gold Star Battalion, Crescent, Fleets Cove, Centerport, Hobart, Asharoken, Crab Meadow. Lifeguards on duty 7 days 10am-6pm (Memorial Day to Labor Day). Provides swimming instructions for age 4 and older. Includes Preschoolers and Youth ages 5 and up. Call for fishing times/locations.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    BUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESProtects the ecological integrity of the marine environment. Responsible for marine and recreational waters, monitoring and protection programs, permitting and inspection of bathing beaches and swimming pools.SuffolkBUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
    CEDAR POINT COUNTY PARKOffers recreational activities for all age groups including scuba diving, fishing, boating, hunting, camping, picnicking, hiking, and outer beach recreational vehicle use (additional permit required). Not all activities are available year round. Call for further information.SuffolkCEDAR POINT COUNTY PARKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
    CUPSOGUE BEACH COUNTY PARKOffers recreational activities for all age groups including swimming, surfing, outer beach access, fishing and diving(additional permit required). Food concessions and restrooms are available. Not all activities are available year round. Call for further information.SuffolkCUPSOGUE BEACH COUNTY PARKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
    DISCOVER LONG ISLANDMarkets, promotes and sells Long Island as a visitor destination and site for meetings, conventions and sporting events. Offers a wide array of information about Long Island such as accommodations, things to do, beaches and parks, calendars of events, transportation, sporting events, golf, and much more. Businesses are encouraged to be members of the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission, in order to put themselves ahead of the competition in attracting Long Island Tourism.SuffolkDISCOVER LONG ISLANDDISCOVER LONG ISLAND
    FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHOREOffers a 32 mile long seashore containing natural features such as the Otis Pike Wilderness Area, and the Sunken Forest, a 300 year old Holly forest. Offers activities including hiking, wildlife viewing, camping, canoeing, boating, and fishing. Call for more information.SuffolkFIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHOREFIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE
    GOVERNOR ALFRED E. SMITH/SUNKEN MEADOW STATE PARKComprised of 1288 acres, this park offers a variety of facilities, events, and services including the beach off Long Island Sound, swimming, hiking trails (including the Greenbelt Trail), bicycling, picnic areas, refreshments/cafeteria, boardwalk, golf facilities (9 and 18 hole courses, putting green, driving range, clubhouse, pro-shop, golf tournaments), winter run and summer run series, cross country skiing, model airplane show, spring golf outing, and high school and college cross country running. Bicycles restricted from Boardwalk. No pets allowed year round in park.SuffolkGOVERNOR ALFRED E. SMITH/SUNKEN MEADOW STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    HECKSCHER STATE PARKOffers twenty miles of trails and a beach along the Great South Bay. Attractions include hiking, biking, fishing, camping, swimming, and cross-country skiing. Facilities include 9 softball fields, biking/walking paths, boat ramp, picnic tables, playground, a pool, basketball court, and 69 camp sites. Events include Winter Run and Summer Run series. Call for further information. Empire passport accepted no pets allowed except dogs in unrestricted areas.SuffolkHECKSCHER STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTMaintains highways, buildings and grounds, parks and beaches, street lights and regulatory signs for the town of Southold.SuffolkHIGHWAY DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
    HITHER HILLS STATE PARKOffers ocean front camping (April to mid November for tent and trailer sites), hiking, nature trails, hunting, swimming, 2.5 miles of ocean beach, salt water surf fishing, fresh water fishing (w/NYS fishing license), softball field, volleyball courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, general store, bridle paths, and cross country skiing. Summer events include line dancing and sandcastle contests.SuffolkHITHER HILLS STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    JONES BEACH STATE PARKOffers 6.5 miles of ocean beaches, part of a 2,413-acre park. Main attractions include swimming, surf fishing, and a 14,400-seat amphitheater. Facilities include pools, bathhouses, band shell, 2-mile boardwalk, 2-mile health walk, 4-mile bike path, boat basin, 4-finger piers, bait station, surf casting, picnic areas, 4 basketball courts, 22 shuffleboard courts, 8 volleyball courts, paddle tennis, equipment rentals, pitch-putt golf, 2 softball fields, food stands, boardwalk restaurant(new construction pending), ice cream parlor, and exhibits. Lifeguards available, hours and dates vary. Summer events include New York Air Show, a volleyball tournament, an Independence Day fireworks program, Summer Run Series and Pitch Putt Tournament. Empire Passport accepted no pets allowed. The Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center contains, interior and exterior environmental exhibits, a butterfly garden, and children activities. Call for further information.NassauJONES BEACH STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    LAKE RONKONKOMA COUNTY PARKOffers recreational activities for all age groups including fishing, picnicking, boat launching, playgrounds and accessible walkways. Not all activities are available year round. Call for further information.SuffolkLAKE RONKONKOMA COUNTY PARKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
    LONG ISLAND BEACH BUGGY ASSOCIATION, INC.Serves as a social activity focal point for the beach buggy owners on Long Island. Preserves and protects the beaches of Long Island. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at the Robert Sweeney Education Center, Ocean Parkway, Babylon at 7pm. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND BEACH BUGGY ASSOCIATION, INC.LONG ISLAND BEACH BUGGY ASSOCIATION, INC.
    MARITIME SERVICESMaintains and services beaches, docks and marinas, oversees Harbormasters Office, issues permits, enforces Town Code regulations with regard to maritime issues, patrols town waterways and works closely with baymen and the boating community.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF MARITIME SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    MESCHUTT BEACH COUNTY PARKOffers recreational activities for all age groups including swimming and playground. Food concessions and restrooms are available. Not all activities are available year round, generally June through August. Call for further information.SuffolkMESCHUTT BEACH COUNTY PARKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
    NICKERSON BEACH PARKOffers approximately 1 mile of sandy beach, playground, pool, fields/courts for tennis, basketball and baseball, skate park and picnic area. Maintains vehicle campground (with dump station), tent campsites, restrooms, and a concession stand. Permits surf casting at east end of the beach. Provides an enclosed dog run.NassauNICKERSON BEACH PARKNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND MUSEUMS
    ORIENT BEACH STATE PARKOffers 8 miles of beaches on the bay, maritime forest with trails, playground, picnic areas, barbecues, gift shop, pavilon, bike rentals, spring egg hunt, children's summer theater, holiday tree lighting, bathhouse, snack bar, surf fishing, arts and harvest by the sea festival, bocci ball, horseshoes, volleyball, shuffleboard and environmental programs, bike rentals available.SuffolkORIENT BEACH STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTOffers year round recreational programs and facilities including basketball, rollerblading, hockey, volleyball, horseshoes, tennis, sailing, lifeguard courses, swimming instruction, soccer, softball, handball, and cross country skiing. Offers a variety of parks and beaches that include picnic areas, nature trails, and town docks. Oversees numerous museums and historical sights. Call for further information.SuffolkPARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
    ROBERT MOSES STATE PARKOffers 5 miles of ocean beach, 4 bathhouses, playground, surf fishing, surfing, 18 hole pitch-putt golf course, snack bar, picnic areas and volleyball courts. Events include pitch putt outing and summer run series.SuffolkROBERT MOSES STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    SANDSPIT MARINA PARKMarina and beach.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    SEAL WALKProvides a naturalist led walk to observe seals in their natural environment. Seal biology, ecology, evolution, behavior, and status are discussed along with beach ecology. Call for more information.SuffolkSEAL WALKCOASTAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATION SOCIETY OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
    SHADMOOR STATE PARKOffers ocean beach, freshwater wetlands, salt water surf fishing, birdwatching, hiking and biking trails, and the preservation of 2 concrete bunkers from World War II.SuffolkSHADMOOR STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    SMITH POINT COUNTY PARKOffers recreational activities for all age groups including swimming, salt water fishing, camping, scuba diving, surfing, food concession, playground, and outer beach recreational vehicle use (additional permit required). Not all activities are available year round. Call for further information.SuffolkSMITH POINT COUNTY PARKSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
    WILDWOOD STATE PARKOffers 769 acres of hardwood forest on the Long Island Sound. Attractions include saltwater fishing, cross-country skiing, and trailer/tent sites for campers. Facilities include beach, picnic area, softball field, hiking trails (about 11.5 miles), volleyball court, 2 basketball courts, horseshoe pits and nature trails. Activities include Fall Festival and cross-country skiing. Empire passport accepted no pets allowed. Call for further information.SuffolkWILDWOOD STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    YOUTH ACTIVITIESOffers youth programs such as bus trips to sporting events and amusement parks, aerobics, bicycle safety, golf lessons, horseback riding, playground program, salt water fishing, and tennis lessons. Will make referrals to other community youth activities.SuffolkRECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD

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