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Hither Hills State Park
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50 South Fairview Avenue
Montauk, New York   11754

Phone: 631-668-3781
Reservations: 631-668-2554
Hither Hills State Park offers visitors scenic picnic areas and fireplaces, sport fishing, a sandy ocean beach, playing fields, a playground and a 168-site campground on the ocean. Anglers can fish year-round and obtain permits to fish at night. The unique "walking dunes" of Napeague Harbor are located on the eastern boundary of the park, which also has woodlands filled with Russian olive, oak, shad and pine trees. Bridle paths and hiking, nature, biking and cross-country ski trails are available.
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1. Hither Hills State Park offers a two-mile sandy ocean beach for swimming.
2. Lifeguards are on duty during summer months ensuring swimmer safety.
3. The park also features freshwater sand-bottomed lake, suitable for family-friendly swimming activities.
4. Swimming is permitted only in designated areas to protect local wildlife and vegetation.
5. Beach wheelchairs are available at no charge enhancing accessibility options for disabled visitors who wish to swim.

You can enjoy saltwater fishing on the Atlantic Ocean shore, targeting species like striped bass and bluefish. Freshwater anglers will find a variety of fish in Napeague Harbor including flounder and porgy. There's also an annual snapper derby for children held every summer.

Hither Hills State Park is located near East Hampton

Hither Hills State Park offers picnic tables and grills for visitors. It's a great spot to enjoy outdoor meals with views.
Cycling enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of terrains, from sandy beaches to wooded trails. Be cautious as some areas are hilly.

The park offers miles of biking paths suitable for all skill levels but always wear helmets and safety gear.

For those seeking more challenge, there's an option to bike on the steep dunes. However, it requires advanced skills due to its difficulty level.

Biking is allowed only during daylight hours so plan your trip accordingly and avoid cycling after sunset for safety reasons.

Remember that cyclists must yield right-of-way when encountering pedestrians or horseback riders in shared spaces within the area.

Lastly, ensure you follow posted signs about restricted zones where bikes aren't permitted; these rules help protect local wildlife habitats.

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