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Smith Point County Park

1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967-3403
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More Than A Beach

There are several things you can do. Of course the Ocean beach has good waves for body surfing and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
BayrunrOld
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Bayport, New York
Only saving grace is the beach

The only good thing about this place is the beach. Staff is sometimes pleasant, sometimes not... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2015
Carol S
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1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967-3403
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"beautiful white sand beach"
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Reviewed June 22, 2015

There are several things you can do. Of course the Ocean beach has good waves for body surfing and limited surf boarding but they also have tent and RV camp sites for Suffolk county residents. You can go for long walks along the tranquil ocean...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2015

The only good thing about this place is the beach. Staff is sometimes pleasant, sometimes not. Overpriced. Should be more campsites with full hookups. Not very clean sites or restrooms. Garbage pickup needs to improve. Reservation system is the worst. Extremely difficult for locals to...More

2  Thank Carol S
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

This park has lots to see. i went in the winter, just pulling into the parking area, we found 3 red foxes and about 6 deer. Being a photographer, it was great to see these animals. It wasn't so great that people bring bread/bagels to...More

1  Thank Roni C
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Reviewed August 21, 2014

My family and I took a trip to Smith Point Beach in Shirley, NY this past weekend (on Fire Island, the barrier island on Long Island's south shore). Shirley, and this beach, are places that I used to spend my summers in back in the...More

1  Thank moconnor
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a beautiful morning at this Historic Beach ! Other than the $15 parking charge, beaches were well maintained and plenty of Life-guards were on scene ! Landscaping around Memorial there to honor the people of Flt 800 from July17,2002 ! Amazing beauty !

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

The beach is fantastic. However, the outer beach is often closed. Camping is great so close to the beach but bathrooms and showers are filthy. No lifeguards at the area of the beach by the campground.

Thank Carol S
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Ok so this is not a tourist place, its a beach for the locals, music on the boardwalk, crab shack, lifeguards and lots of space. Parking is amazing there is so much of it.

1  Thank JuliyHaigh
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

Don't waste your time going here. The outer beach is never open when you want it to be. The Outer Beach closures are sporadic, and the staff rarely wants to explain why the beach is closed. Total Bummer, because the beach is convenient for so...More

3  Thank gdubb757
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

there's a HUGE parking lot and a wonderful beach. at one side is the shimmering blue ocean, at the other, a small cliff. more rocks underfoot than sand, though, so don't take your shoes off. a lot of unique shell, such as sharks' eyes, scallops,...More

Thank Zhuo Z
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

or just go for the beach- it's a great locale! big open spaces, lots of great sand, waves, surfers- plenty of space, yet cozy with lots of tables in the food area. full bar.

1  Thank watergirl222
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