Public Access to NY Marine Waters

Submitted by ub on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:58

Are you trying to find a good spot to launch your boat? Want to go fishing on the beach? The following is a list of points of contact where you can obtain information about boat ramps, fishing piers, some public beaches for fishing and places where you can generally enjoy the marine environment.

The "I Fish NY Saltwater Fishing Guide for New York City Area" should be helpful. It can be accessed (and printed) from the following NYSDEC webpage:

You could also contact the NYSDEC Region 2 office for additional information.

Their contact information is located on the lower right hand sidebar to that webpage.

DEC Marine Fishing Access. Ask questions concerning beach fishing, boat launching, general access information

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Beach fishing

Morton National Wildlife Refuge, Sag Harbor: (631) 725-2270
Target Rock NWR, Lloyd Neck: (631) 271-2409
Werthein NWR, Shirley: (631) 286-0485

National Park Service
Beach fishing, boat launching, fishing piers

Fire Island National Seashore, Patchogue: (631) 289-4810
Gateway National Recreation Area: (718) 354-4606

New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Beach fishing, boat launching, fishing piers, 4-wheel-drive beach permits

Long Island Region: (631) 669-1000
Captree State Park, Babylon: (631) 669-0449
Caumsett State Park, Lloyd Neck: (631) 423-1770
Heckscher State Park, East Islip: (631) 581-2100
Hither Hills State Park, Montauk: (631) 668-2461
Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh: (516) 785-1600
Montauk State Park, Montauk: (631) 668-2461
Orient Beach State Park, Orient Point: (631)323-2440
Robert Moses State Park, Babylon: (631) 669-0449
Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park: (631) 269-4333
Wildwood State Park, Wading River: (631) 929-4314

Suffolk County Parks, Recreation and Conservation
Beach fishing, small boat launching, 4-wheel-drive beach permits

General Information: (631) 854-4949
Cedar Point County Park, Sag Harbor: (631) 852-7620
Cupsogue Beach County Park, Westhampton Beach: (631) 852-8111
Indian Island County Park, Riverhead: (631) 852-3232
Montauk County Park, Montauk: (631) 852-7878
Shinnecock East County Park, Southampton: (631) 852-8899
Shinnecock West County Park, Hampton Bays: (631) 852-8288
Smith Point County Park, Shirley: (631) 852-1313

Suffolk Towns:

Town of East Hampton
Beach fishing, small boat launching, 4-wheel-drive beach permits

Bay Constable: (631) 329-3078

Town of Southampton
Beach, pier fishing, small boat launching, 4-wheel-drive beach permits

Parks and Recreation: (631) 283-6011
Town Trustees: (631) 287-5717

Town of Shelter Island
Beach fishing, boat launching

Town Clerk: (631) 749-1166

Town of Southold
Beach fishing, boat launching

Recreation Department: (631) 765-5182
Town Clerk: (631) 765-1801

Town of Riverhead
Beach fishing, boat launching, 4-wheel-drive beach permits

Recreation Department: (631) 727-5744

Town of Brookhaven
Beach, pier fishing, boat launching

Parks, Recreation and Human Resources: (631) 451-6100

Town of Smithtown
Beach fishing, boat launching

Parks and Beaches: (631) 269-1122

Town of Islip
Boat launching

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs: (631) 224-5648

Town of Huntington
Beach fishing, boat launching

Parks and Recreation: (631) 351-3089

Town of Babylon
Beach fishing, boat launching

Parks and Recreation: (631) 893-2100

Nassau County Recreation and Parks
Beach fishing, boat launching

General Information: (516) 572-0200
Bay Park, East Rockaway: (516) 593-5855
Inwood Park, Inwood: (516) 571-7894
Wantagh Park, Wantagh: (516) 785-7777

Nassau Towns:

Town of Oyster Bay
Beach fishing, boat launching

Harry Tappen Beach Boat Basin, Glenwood Landing: (516) 671-0484
Theodore Roosevelt Beach and Marina, Oyster Bay: (516) 922-5812
Tobay Beach and Boat Basin, Jones Island: (516) 679-0720
John J. Burns Park, Massapequa: (516) 797-5010

Town of North Hempstead
Beach fishing, boat launching

Parks and Recreation: (516) 327-3100
Bar Beach Park, Port Washington: (516) 767-4625
Manorhaven Beach Park, Port Washington: (516) 767-4618

Town of Hempstead
Beach fishing, boat launching

Parks and Recreation: (516) 292-9000
Conservation and Waterways: (516) 431-9200

Village of Babylon (631) 669-1500
Boat ramp

Village of Bellport (631) 286-0327
Boat ramp

Village of Freeport (516) 377-2314
Boat ramp

Village of Mamaroneck (914) 698-3142
Boat ramp

Village of Quogue (631) 653-4498
Boat ramp

Village of Westhampton Beach (631) 288-1654
Boat ramp

Village of Sag Harbor (631) 725-2368
Boat ramp