Light house at Montauk Point at Dawn

Montauk Point State Park

Long Island

Covering the eastern tip of the South Fork is Montauk Point State Park, with its impressive lighthouse. A good place for windswept walks, surfing, surf fishing (with permit) and seal-spotting – call the park for the schedule; rangers will set up spotting scopes to better view the frisky pinnipeds.

The vehicle entrance fee is enforced from 8am to 4pm.

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