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Camp Hero State Park

27 Route, Montauk, NY
+1 631-668-3781
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Never knew it was there

Very interesting military camp. Hiked some trails, beautiful overlook of the ocean. Informative... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
Mary Ann M
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Centereach, New York
Boring compared to other local parks

This park is not well maintained and the scenery can't compare to Walking Dunes or Hither Hills... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
TravelNH_13
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New Haven, Connecticut
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This state park had a long history as a U.S. military facility.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“radar tower” (7 reviews)
“air force” (4 reviews)
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27 Route, Montauk, NY
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+1 631-668-3781
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Very interesting military camp. Hiked some trails, beautiful overlook of the ocean. Informative. Huge radar. This camp was used years ago.

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This park is not well maintained and the scenery can't compare to Walking Dunes or Hither Hills. The only really interesting feature is the old Air Force radar tower.

Thank TravelNH_13
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This park is the stepchild of the Montauk Lighthouse but much nicer beautiful views and nice trails. Has the best view of the light house and a great place for a wedding which we saw when we were there.

1  Thank marvern464
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is one of my families favorite places to hike. Many trails along the Atlantic coast. Bring a picnic and enjoy the peaceful parklands. Views are amazing once you make it to the beach. You can hike all the way to the Montauk lighthouse.

Thank Theresa E
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Just a neat place to check the military history from the past great views and lots of trails to walk around on

Thank Greta K
Reviewed 9 January 2015

the park was closed, and we could not access it. We saw no explanation why this was the case. We could only guess, maybe damage from storms, maybe hunting. Why should hunters be so privileged that no one else can access the area safely? Also,...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Really Beautiful. Great place to watch sunrise. Didn't sightsee all of it but what I did was awesome. Next visit will explore more.

1  Thank Virtueval369
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Turning Camp Hero into a park was a great idea. I didn't get to see much of it, but I liked the fact that there was very limited car access and a nice, wild feeling about it. The advice to stay 25 feet from the...More

Thank Irish-rover2009
Reviewed 13 October 2014

there was a hornets nest in the middle of one of the hinking paths, and the path was only closed from one side (we entered from the other one and got stung). otherwise nice hiking paths and picnic areas and interesting historic military buildings

Thank DKMX
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and read upon the history of this place. It will make your visit that much more interesting. There are soooo many stories...some true, some maybe not...but all are interesting.

1  Thank Ema3185
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