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Hither Hills State Park

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Address: Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY 11754
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+1 631-668-2554

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Camping at its finest

It's all about the beach,fishing,fires and family fun. I've be camping at Hither Hills with family and friends for 20 years. It's great for beach lovers.

Reviewed 4 June 2015
Islip, New York
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Islip, New York
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

It's all about the beach,fishing,fires and family fun. I've be camping at Hither Hills with family and friends for 20 years. It's great for beach lovers.

1 Thank cristinemurr
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Spectacular wide white sandy beach. Not crowded. Warm water and fine surf. Better than most California beaches.

Thank SergeiinSLO
Brooklyn, New York
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138 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Hither Hills campground is clean, well run and is just one dune away from an incredible stretch of beach. It's also conveniently located to town, Montauk Point and other nearby parks with great views and some cool hikes. The campground has plenty of clean bathrooms, with flush toilets, sinks and showers. There is also a general store that sells most... More 

2 Thank MilesMereV
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

This would be our third time camping in Hither Hills and I am still excited about it. It's not your ordinary camping in the forest or what, it's a convenient camping. The bathrooms are big, convenient and very clean, well maintained. There is a playground good for kids; a convenient store which sells a variety of items for camping and... More 

3 Thank MzBataan
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The location was great ... so close to the beach. The facilities were very good. Camp sites were not very private though. Swimming prohibited signs were surprising.

Thank 288bks
New York City, New York
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165 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

You wrote a review for Hither Hills State Park 21 minutes ago 5.0 star rating 4/17/2015 When I was a teenager I would walk the dunes at Hither Hills State Park. They would plant poison ivy everywhere to hold the sand from eroding. Being from Brooklyn, I didn't know anything about poison ivy. Until that summer.... My family in the... More 

1 Thank BillySalts
Wantage, New Jersey
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We tent camped at Hither Hills for 6 days the week after Labor Day. All 12 of us totally enjoyed our visit and I would definitely consider returning. To hear the ocean waves all night while falling asleep in your tent - awesome. The campground personnel were friendly and helpful. The bathrooms were clean. We were biking everyday and did... More 

2 Thank charisma2015
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

There is no way that the vacancies can fill in one minute on the weekends. The 50 vacancies that become available each Friday and Saturday are not revealed until 9am. You can't complete steps to the booking process without knowing which site you are and completing all the steps takes longer than a minute. This whole idea that everyone has... More 

9 Thank JeanMH118
Westchester County, New York
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185 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

If your family gets a kick out of tumbling down dunes, this is a great spot! Access the hiking trails on the North side of Montauk as opposed to the South side, and you will find more park in its natural state. The trails are well marked and come out onto the walking dunes' buried forests. At the base are... More 

1 Thank sailorgirl123
Seaford, New York
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We have been to Hither Hills in the past and always did tent camping which was wonderful. The campground is right over the dunes from the beach. This year we did something different. We rented a 5th wheel from rentmycamper.com it was great! The whole family enjoyed it.

3 Thank Barbara1226

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