Breakwater Beach and Park 5155 Breakwater Rd, Mattituck, NY11952 Located on a sandy expanse of beach west of the Mattituck Inlet jetty — a heavily-used federal channel —…More Breakwater Beach on the Long Island Sound is frequented by fishermen, families and beach volleyball players during the summer. Endangered piping plovers are protected in a large roped-off section of the beach during their nesting season. Dramatic sunsets over the sound can be witnessed year-round at Breakwater Beach.
Southold Town Beach Route 48, Southold, NY11971 The breathtaking view of the Long Island Sound and accessibility of this beach from Route 48 in Southold make Town Beach…More one of the more popular spots to soak up the sun in the summertime. The park features 960 feet of Sound-front beach, a sandy playground area, a picnic pavillion and a wooden swing. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer.
Wades Beach 60 S Midway Rd, Shelter Island, NY11964 Wades Beach is one of three town beaches (and two landings) that make up the bay for Shelter Island. The beach plays…More host to swimming, tanning, relaxation, picnics and events. Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 5pm. Please note that parking requires a resident sticker or purchase of a permit.
Kenney's Beach Kenney's Road, Southold, NY11971 Kenney's Beach is located at the dead-end of Kenney Road in Southold. Beachcombers can get their exercise by walking the…More pebbly half-mile to the east to McCabe's Beach, which has restroom facilities. If you work up an appetite, local steakhouse Elbow East is located just down the street from Kenney's Beach.
Nassau Point Community Beach Nassau Point Road, Cutchogue, NY11935 A long sandy beach overlooking Little Peconic Bay distingishes Nassau Point Community Beach from other waterfront parks…More on the North Fork. The beach, which is owned and maintained by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Park District, features a playground, grills, picnic tables, a basketball hoop in the parking lot and a roped-off bathing area. Ospreys and other birds and wildlife can be seen in the extensive wetlands to the west of the beach.
Bailie Beach Park 2205 Bailie Beach Road, Mattituck, NY11952 This quiet beach at the end of Bailie Beach Road features grand views of the Long Island Sound and Mattituck Inlet…More — views enhanced by fiery sunsets on warm summer evenings. Maintained by the Mattituck Park District staff, Bailie Beach Lodge is tucked away in the grassy dunes and is often used by Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops. The lodge, which houses a large commercial kitchen, is also available to rent from the park district for private functions.
If you're heading out to wine country and would like to spend a day at the beach, Southold Beach Motel is the perfect…More location. Located on Rte. 48 in Southold, right in between Southold hamlet and Greenport Village, it is the perfect place to stop after wine tasting, or hitting the beach for a few hours. Before you head out to dinner, you may want to stay around to watch the spectacular sunset, either at the beach or on your patio. No need for a car, because Southold Town Beach is directly across the street.
All rooms have kitchens, air conditioning, and cable television. Guests can use the outdoor grills, and maid service is available. Beachview and gardenview rooms are available.
Eureka Beach 119 Main St, Greenport, NY11944 Eureka Beach is a new store specializing in women’s and children’s fashion and accessories, jewelry and home…More products bought from various locations around the world.
East End Beach Glass 1625 Chablis Path, Southold, NY11971 This Southold-based company creates and sells one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry made from 100 percent (unless…More otherwise noted) authentic beach glass found along the north shore of Long Island. Options include necklaces and pendants, bracelets and anklets made from hand-selected glass found on private beaches in Long Island.
Goose Creek Beach North Bayview Road, Southold, NY11971 Goose Creek Beach overlooks Southold Bay at the end of North Bayview Road in Southold. Boaters often stop for a break…More under the bridge between the creek and the bay and the beach features a playground and restroom facilities.
Locally known as Gull Pond Beach, this spacious beach, park and marine access site at the end of Manhanset Avenue in…More Greenport features clear views of Shelter Island and its harbor. A large parking area and boat ramp make for easy access to the water. The beach has a playground, and lifeguards are on duty during the summer.
Cedar Beach County Park 3690 Cedar Beach Rd, Southold, NY11971 A cottage near this beach is the last place Helen Keller and her famed teacher, Anne Sullivan, spent together in the…More summer of 1936, before Ms. Sullivan died of a heart attack. The long-neglected summer home is still standing, and people of all stripes seek the tranquility of this county-owned park. A concrete boat ramp is also located here.
Orient Beach State Park 40000 Main Rd, Orient, NY11957 Orient Beach State Park features one of the most pristine maritime forests on the North Fork, with red cedar and…More blackjack oak trees and prickly pear cactus growing for miles in the tidal wetlands of a small strip of land jutting into Gardiners Bay. The park's expansive beach, park and playground area is located at the end of a two-mile paved road easily accessible by car from Route 25 with a park pass. Wooden swings lining the beach invite romance as the sun sets, and nature trails found throughout the area call for adventure. Kayak, canoe and bicycle rentals are also available.