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Camp Hero State Park

27 Route, Montauk, NY
+1 631-668-3781
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Great for Photography!

This is a great location for the entire family. One can visit the lighthouse but I'm not sure what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Piscataway, New Jersey
Beautiful views of coast & lighthouse

Our friends had their wedding on Camp Hero. The views were absolutely incredible of the coastline... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael H
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This state park had a long history as a U.S. military facility.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“air force” (4 reviews)
27 Route, Montauk, NY
+1 631-668-3781
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great location for the entire family. One can visit the lighthouse but I'm not sure what the hours are. Be careful when on the bluffs as they're crumbling; stay for sunset!!! :-)

Thank emberdeen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friends had their wedding on Camp Hero. The views were absolutely incredible of the coastline and had a perfect vantage point on the lighthouse, if that's your kind of thing :) Would definitely recommend getting out there and "hiking" around the area.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This a great place to hike around and take in the views of the Atlantic. Parking is free during the week, but $8 on the weekends. Great place to visit while in Montauk!

Thank glennrr
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Walkable any day. Either on trails which are better not in summer months due to ticks, or on the lightly traveled roads. Lovely ocean views from cliff overlooks. Can be busy on weekends particularly during peak fishing season.

Thank southforker39
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After a day of exploration in the Montauk area we decided to head to the bluffs to have a late lunch, watch the surfers and watch the sun set. Camp Hero has many areas to explore, trails to hike and picnic areas to gather. The...More

Thank mountainrevin
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We hiked Battery 113 Road, which was cool. It was a little weird that about 100 yards into the trail you walked through a hole in the chain link fence. Don't worry folks, that's the trail. The trail is very very well marked in most...More

Thank MrMCNY
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a good driving tour with sites to stop along the way. This was a great history tour of post world war 2 and cold war.It was very interesting to see the abandoned giant radar, 3 artillery batteries, and the military base.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 17 September 2016

A gorgeous view to the East of the lighthouse. Pretty bluffs. Trails to explore. Easy parking (need an $8 permit per car). Not much shade anywhere - bring water and sunscreen!

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I originally was attracted by the fishing reviews (excellent by the way) but after hearing about the legends and rumors about the Air Force facility, I had to check it out. The old buildings have an ominous feel, especially after reading all the stories about...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I first went here back when it still belonged to the federal government, and there were loads of signs saying it was illegal to visit. Back then, you could walk right into the radar building.(fenced off for years now.) They've made the place safer for...More

Thank J B
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