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The Greek Festival

We went to check out the happenings at the Greek Festival and had fun. Good place to hold public... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Lala L
via mobile
Nice park and little beach

Beautiful swans! We came for the Greek fest. It was lots of fun! The Park was a great walk and a... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
New York City, New York
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“boat ramp”(2 reviews)
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175 W Shore Rd, Port Washington, NY 11050-3049
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We went to check out the happenings at the Greek Festival and had fun. Good place to hold public events, amenities are a-OK...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lala L
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful swans! We came for the Greek fest. It was lots of fun! The Park was a great walk and a nice beach too. I loved the swans. Cute baby swans too :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sightingsarah
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Providing 34 acres of sandy beach and recreational activities, North Hempstead Beach Park (formally known as Bar Beach & Hempstead Harbor Parks) includes a promenade for residents who want to walk along the waterfront. A fishing pier, boat ramp, bathhouse and concession area are also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Portcruiser
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The promenade here is just under 1 mile long - if you add in the small hill through the picnic area. Without the hill - just about .75 miles of flat pavement with great water views towards the east. Park opens at 9am - and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We walked our dog last weekend on Sunday afternoon and we had the whole place to ourselves. Imagine your own beach on the Gold Coast?

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank roobrie
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The park has been expanded over the years to include Hempstead Harbor Park. The Town is now in the process of doing a "visioning" and soliciting ideas from the Town's residents so that it will move forward and become a park of the future.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank queensuze
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The lakefront of this park was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, and it still shows the scars... cement ready to fall in to the sea, pier closed and run down. The town recently received both federal and local money to renovate the park and hopefully they...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 22 November 2016

As long as your not interested in the water it's a great place to go for a quiet afternoon at the beach. The water is off putting and the sand is very rocky and not the cleanest. If your there to lay out and relax...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Misterfp
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The north end of the park, taken over from the County several years ago has still not been upgraded. There is a 4 foot drop off to the shore from the walk way that has not been replenished and is fenced off. The south end...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jwpines2016
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great fireworks for memorial and free concerts during the summer. BBQ area for events and smaller family events. Beach, biking in broadwalk. Gorgeous

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank NYbikerGAL
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Athena K
2 September 2018|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I think you can use a credit card to by a parking pass - but only at the south gate.