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Asharoken Beach,  Eaton's Neck Road, Northport
Centerport Beach, Little Neck Road, Centerport
Crab Meadow Beach*, Waterside Avenue, Northport
Crescent Beach, Crescent Beach Drive, Huntington Bay
Fleets Cove Beach, Fleets Cove Road, Centerport
Gold Star Battalion Beach, West Shore Road, Huntington
Hobart Beach, Eaton's Neck Road, Eaton's Neck
Quentin Sammis/West Neck Beach, West Neck Road, Lloyd Harbor
Geissler’s Beach, (fishing only), Makamah Rd., Northport
(Main Beach Office – 631-261-7574) 

*Crab Meadow Beach features a restaurant and snack bar: La Casa Cafe (631) 757-7720

DIRECTIONS TO ALL TOWN BEACHES: Town of Huntington Beaches

Contact the Main Beach Office located at Crab Meadow Beach at 631-261-7574 seven days a week from 9am thru 3pm from Memorial Day Weekend til Labor Day to inquire if the eight (8) Town beaches are open or closed for bathing as per the County of Suffolk Department of Health Services.

You may also contact the Suffolk County Bathing Beach Water Quality Hotline for beach closings throughout Suffolk County at 631-852-5822.


Permits are not transferable and not replaceable.  Does not imply reserved parking.

Resident Seasonal Beach Permit: $40/season. Beach permit available to residents only. Permits available at beaches starting May 23, 2020. Vehicle registration and driver’s license required.  Permit must be affixed by the attendant to the vehicle. 

Senior Citizen Seasonal Beach Permit: FREE beach permit available to senior residents, 60 years of age or older.  Vehicle registration and driver's license required. Must be affixed by the attendant to the vehicle. Available only at:

  • Centerport Beach
  • Crab Meadow Beach
  • Quentin Sammis/West Neck Beach

Firefighter / Rescue Seasonal Beach Permit: FREE! Resident volunteer firefighter or resident volunteer rescue squad personnel are eligible to receive this permit complimentary.  Vehicle registration, driver's license is required.  These permits are issued at Town Hall in the Department of Parks & Recreation, Monday thru Friday, 9am - 4pm.


  • Resident: $30/day per vehicle with identification
    Non-Resident: $50/day per vehicle (2020 season)
    Daily permits are sold at all beaches (exceptions apply) 
  • All buses visiting any of the beaches must have a permit issued by the Parks and Recreation Office.


  • May 23, 2020 - September 7, 2020
    TIME: 8:00am – 8:00pm, seven days/week
    Lifeguard protection except Crescent Beach: 7 days/week, 10:00am – 6:00pm 
  • Crescent Beach Lifeguard Protection:
    DATES: May 23, 2020 - June 26, 2020, weekends and holidays and June 27, 2020 - August 2, 2020, daily
    TIME: 10:00am – 6:00pm


NIGHT FISHING PARKING PERMIT: April 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020

  • Access Night Fishing Parking Permit: Town of Huntington Residency required. Forty (40) permits will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. 
    If required, a waiting list will be established in the event a permit is revoked or surrendered. For further information contact Jesse Sammis @ 631-351-3098.

    Eligibility: Residents 18 years and above.
    Fee: $30
  • The Department of Parks and Recreation will begin accepting applications on, December 2, 2019 starting 8:30 a.m. in Town Hall in Room 103.  After December 2, 2019 registration will start 9:00am, Monday thru Friday.
  •  The following information is required:
    • New York State Driver’s License,
    • New York State Motor Vehicle Registration,
    • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Recreation Marine Fishing Registry