Hither Hills State Park



Park Information

Open from Apr 09, 2004 to Nov 20, 2004

Atlantic Ocean offers 2 miles of ocean front beach, a 40 acre freshwater lake and the environmentally sensitive "Walking Dunes". The campground offers a park office, camp store, dump station and bathhouse facilities with hot shower. Protected ocean beach open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Organized recreation program in high season includes family movies, folk & line dancing, childrens summer theater, magic shows and various environmental interpretaion programs. Additional facilities include playground, ballfield, 10 acre scenic picnic area with fireplaces, horseshoe courts, volleyball, tetherball and hiking trails. Phones are centrally located, and the park is patrolled by New York State Park Police. The park maintains a large recycling program.

Important Information

  • Out of State fees are in effect for this park. 
  • No pets allowed in the park. 
  • All sites have a platform and picnic table and are spaced throughout the park. 
  • There are 4 comfort/shower stations throughout the park. 
  • The permit holder must be 21 years of age to rent a campsite and must be present at all times. Park staff will check ID upon check in. 
  • Each site permits a maximum of 6 people or a single family unit. 
  • One reservation per family in high season (6/13/03 - 9/04/03 and 6/18/04 - 9/9/04).
  • Seven day reservations only in peak season beginning on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday in designated loops. 
  • Each site allows a maximum of one RV and one tent or two tents. Additional vehicles must park in designated areas. 
  • No fires permitted during the high season. In the low season fires must be in a metal container 6 inches off the ground. 
  • Transfer of sites from one party to another is prohibited. 
  • Campers must check in by 9:00 p.m. or risk losing the reservation. 
  • Quiet time is from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and is strictly enforced.


The park is located on the eastern end of Long Island (122 miles East of New York City). Take the Long Island Expressway East to exit 70S. South on Route 111 (Manorville Road) to Route 27 East (Sunrise Highway). Take Route 27 (Sunrise Highway) East to the park entrance on Route 27A (Old Montauk Highway). The park is located on your right side after making the right turn onto the Old Montauk Highway look for the signs.

Hither Hills State Park
50 South Fairview Avenue
For more information about the park, please call (631) 668-2554