Mattituck Creek Boat Launch and Park 1215 Love Ln, Mattituck, NY11952 Tidal wetlands, private homes and anchored boats of all types surround this boat ramp located north of Route 48 at the…More end of Love Lane in Mattituck. A park just east of the ramp includes restrooms and shower facilities, a barbecue grill and picnic tables for boaters. It costs $15 to use the ramp and to obtain a key for the facilities, which is available at the Mattituck Park District office on Peconic Bay Boulevard. The boat ramp's environmentally-friendly parking lot is paved with permeable material and features informational signs about reducing pollution in the Peconic Estuary.
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.