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Beaches will be open to Town of Huntington RESIDENTS ONLY for the 2020 season with initial opening dates of May 23 through June 6, 2020. Details



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, Birmingham Drive, 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 30, 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 starting May 30, 2020 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, normally issued at Town Hall in the Department of Parks & Recreation, Monday thru Friday, 9am - 4pm, will be obtained for the 2020 season through District Fire/Ambulance Chiefs, who are working with the Fire Marshal's office this year, and will be mailed starting June 1, 2020.


Daily beach permits will be available for sale starting May 30, 2020:

  • Resident: $30/day per vehicle with identification
    Non-Resident: $50/day per vehicle (TOWN TO LIMIT BEACH ACCESS TO RESIDENTS ONLY FOR THE 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 30, 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: June 6, 2020 - June 26, 2020, weekends and holidays and June 27, 2020 - August 2, 2020, daily
    TIME: 10:00am – 6:00pm


Returned leased vehicle:

Before returning your vehicle, please remove the sticker from the vehicle and place the pieces in a safe place. Bring your new vehicle with the same license plate and the original sticker (pieces) to Crab meadow Beach and they will issue you a replacement

Long term vehicle repairs or accident must have the following:

• Letter from mechanic stating the vehicle is currently in their possession, anticipated time of completion, and identifying the vehicle by make, model, and license plate
• Photo of the sticker on the vehicle
• Information for temporary vehicle

Night Fishing (Crab Meadow Beach Only)


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 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