park on a block before the bridge and walk. Reservations are required for all the sites in the campground. Here, you’ll find over 45 million like-minded people working towards progress, kindness, and lasting impact. Off-road vehicles, with permit only, may drive on the eastern portion of the outer beach. No parking hikes and no twilight fees at Smith Point Park! All rights reserved, recipient: Parks Commissioner Greg Dawson & County Exec Steve Bellone. Reservations are required for all the sites in the campground. If you find yourself aligning with any of those folks, you can move along, nothing to see here. We Care2. 59 reviews of Smith Point Beach "Parking is 12$, T W E L V E F R E A K I N' D O L L A R $! An extremely popular facility, the park's white sands, rolling Atlantic surf and adjoining camping facility attract Suffolk County residents and tourists each summer season. Along with this new fee, the parking rates have gone up drastically - from $10 - $15 for non residents and from $4 to $8 (a 100% increase!) West Sayville, NY 11796, Email: , Middle Island NY Cedar Point County Park* located at 5 Cedar Point Rd, East Hampton, NY Without it, our site might not function properly. Box 144 Care2 Stands Against: bigots, racists, bullies, science deniers, misogynists, gun lobbyists, xenophobes, the willfully ignorant, animal abusers, frackers, and other mean people. A nationally recognized team of lifeguards makes Smith Point its home base, providing ocean visitors with an extra-special safety feature. By signing, you accept Care2's Terms of Service. Beach goers visiting Smith Point Beach in Shirley, NY between 5-8pm will now be charged a "twilight fee" of $4 per car. for residents with a green key. Take William Floyd Parkway (Long Island Expressway, exit 68 south) to it southern terminus at Fire Island. You have JavaScript disabled. Smith Point, on the Fire Island barrier beach, is a haven for sportsmen, surfers and beach lovers. Beach goers visiting Smith Point Beach in Shirley, NY between 5-8pm will now be charged a "twilight fee" of $4 per car. Directions: The green key has gone from $20 to $24. You are our people. All beach-goers are advised to respect the marked, protective fencing around the nest sites of endangered shorebirds inhabiting the ocean and bay beaches. Outer beach camping is available on first come, first served basis, beach conditions permitting. While there are no entrance fees for Fire Island National Seashore, expect to pay parking and/or transportation fees in order to get to most parts of Fire Island. Having problems signing this? Oh wait, that seems to already have been done with the new parking fees. Additional fees are charged by a park concessioner, LoveFINS, for use of the marina at Watch Hill, family campground at Watch Hill, and glamping sites. Where does it end? The unemployment rate on Long Island is up to 7.4% - is this Steve Bellone's answer to help build Suffolk's economy? for residents with a green key. These fees are WRONG and UNFAIR to an already struggling community! That's madness. All sites have water, and many have electric hookups and sewers. (631) 852-1340, Smith Point was named New York’s 15 Best Labor Day Camping Spots. "The best way to predict the future is to create it!". Ocean Beach: Smith Point County Park: Shirley: Ocean Beach: Parking rates apply in season (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Let us know. Permits If you are traveling to Sailors Haven by private boat and plan to stay overnight, please check, Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society. Interpretive and educational program fees are charged by one of the park's cooperating associations, the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society. You can unsub at any time here. Our Promise: Welcome to Care2, the world’s largest community for good. Reservations for wilderness/backcountry camping must be made through www.recreation.gov, and a cost recovery fee will be charged for each permit. Smith Point is like that drunk uncle that comes to all the BBQs and everyone talks garbage about when he is there but misses him when's he didn't show up to the next event (he's probably killing a 6-pack at Smith Point.) Address: P.O. Fees are charged for permits associated with several other activities within park boundaries.