Arshamomaque Pond Preserve

The Town of Southold purchased this parcel as part of the Arshamomaque Preservation Plan. This property is part of the Long Island Pine Barrens Maritime Reserve and is listed for protection because of its exceptional scenic, biological and recreational resources. This unique natural complex ranks as one of the most valuable and productive coastal and marine ecosystems remaining in the nation. It centers on the Peconic Bays, a federally designated National Estuary.


Dam Pond Maritime Preserve

This is a 36 acre preserve owned by the Town of Southold and Suffolk County Parks. It features a protected bay, scrubland, grasslands and tidal flats. Saltwater marshes and woodlands also dot the area. The walking trail is 1.2 miles long.

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Fifth Street Beach and Park

A gorgeous beach with a playground and grassy picnic area between 5th and 6th Streets on Peconic Bay.


Goldsmith’s Inlet Park

This is a 35 acre parcel with a 1/2 mile trail leading to Long Island Sound. It features old growth woodlands and stunning tidal wetlands.


Goose Creek Beach

Located at the head of Goose Creek, this is a popular location for beach goers and kayakers alike. Goose Creek is perfect for exploring by kayak because of its calm water. After exploring Goose Creek by kayak, return to the beach and spend the day relaxing with family and friends. The beach has areas to pull up your boat or to stake out your spot on the sand.


Kenney’s Beach

Kenney’s Beach is located at the dead-end of Kenney’s Road in Southold. Beachcombers can get their exercise by walking the half-mile to the east to McCabe’s Beach, which has restroom facilities.


McCabe’s Beach

Located ½ mile east of Kenney’s Beach on North Sea Road in Southold. The beach overlooks the Sound and has lifeguards and restrooms. Parking by Southold Town permit only.

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Mill Road Preserve

A 27-acre parcel owned and maintained by the Town of Southold.


Norman L. Klipp Park

Locally known as Gull Pond Beach, this spacious beach, park and marine access site at the end of Manhanset Avenue in Greenport features clear views of Shelter Island and its harbor. A large parking area and boat ramp make for easy access to the water. The beach has a playground and lifeguards are on duty during the summer.


Orient Beach State Park

Orient Beach State Park, located on the easternmost tip of the North Fork of Long Island, is a natural wonderland of waterfront with 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner’s Bay.


Southold Town Beach

Town Beach is one of the more popular spots to soak up the sun. The park features 960 feet of Soundfront beach, a sandy playground area, a picnic pavilion and a wooden swing. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer.


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