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Smith Point County Park

William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY
+1 631-852-1313
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I haven't been here for a few years and wanted to get my beach permit for this summer. The staff... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Anthony S
Selden, New York, United States
Friends music festival

Great music lots.of.dancingfood.drinks.etc I recommend n it for anyone looking for fresh air music... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Shirley, New York
via mobile
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“beach hut” (12 reviews)
“great beach” (8 reviews)
William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY
+1 631-852-1313
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I haven't been here for a few years and wanted to get my beach permit for this summer. The staff helped me through the whole process even walking me through the camp site acquisition. Thank you. True professionals

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great music lots.of.dancingfood.drinks.etc I recommend n it for anyone looking for fresh air music and dancing

Thank roddogg3169
Reviewed 19 January 2017

the beach is still beautiful as is the flight 800 memorial but there are so many other nicer beaches on the south shore. The concession stand is way over priced for fried food.

Thank Kimby72
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you love the beach and dislike crowds ,this is the place ! Just beautiful! With access to a camp ground as well.

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

a hidden getaway that few will ever discover. would be great on a summer day. the water was a bit murky, but plenty of space.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I live in North Shirley and I go to Smith Point often. During the summer, I go early in the AM or after 4:30 so I don't have to pay $16 to park. I park on the west side of parking lot and go by...More

Thank lcarbone12
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The beach is beautiful. Disappointed in closing the outer beach for the piping plovers, especially when paying for an outer beach pass. The campground should be run better. Very difficult to make reservations and not always clean.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The beach here is part of a National Seashore and has a presence of the National Park Service and Suffolk County Parks. The beach is sufficiently wide and clean. Water was not so cold that bathing was not enjoyable. Parking can cost you up to...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Clean water, easy to wade your way into the ocean, and very clean for a public beach. There's free live music nearby during the summer which attracts a local crowd. Fun, unpretentious vibe. Felt safe leaving my beach stuff to go on a walk, that...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The beach is beautiful! I take my granddaughter at least 4 or five times a month. The cost is $15 a bit steep. Nice playground for children.

Thank jelefterio
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Nicole D
Any suggestions or tricks to booking a campsite??
27 April 2017|
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What time do they start charging for parking
27 August 2016|
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Response from johnm150 | Reviewed this property |
It is after 8am.
Robert F
When do lifeguards start ?
29 May 2016|
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Response from Orlando J | Reviewed this property |
here are no Lifeguards on the outer beach. On the regular beach there are lifeguards from Memorial day weekend to Labor Day weekend.