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Upcoming Long Island State Park Permits For 2020 Season

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the following permits will be on sale beginning, January 1 for the upcoming 2020 season.

NIGHT SPORT FISHING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $35.00, $60-Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry is required

Permit is valid for fishing after sunset only from April 1-December 31, except where noted Valid for:

Captree – Main field, Overlook, Launch Parking Field (September 15 to December 31 only) and Captree Drawbridge (north side only – 24 hr. access)

Hallock – Main Field (Thursday through Sunday ONLY)
Hither Hills – Except Saturday before Memorial Day to Labor Day

Jones Beach – Fields 6, 10, West End 2, West End Boat Basin, West End Dock Area (24 hr. access) & Green Island (24 hr. access)

Montauk Point – Lower Parking Lot ONLY
Orient Beach – Main Field (Thursday through Sunday ONLY)

Robert Moses – Field 2 April 1 to December 31 (24 hr access), Field 3 September 15 to December 31 (24 hr. access), Field 4 April 1 to June 23 (7pm-7am) and September 15 to December 31 (24 hr. access)

Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow – Field 1 and Field 3 (24 hr. access)

Wildwood – Main Field

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters – Permit Office (beginning January 2nd), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs, Robert Moses, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow, Wildwood Orient and Hallock

Night Sport Fishing Permits are only sold January 1 – March 31 and the Tuesday after Labor Day – December 31.

FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE BEACH VEHICLE FISHING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $80.00, $125-Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry isrequired

Permit is ONLY valid for fishing at: Hither Hills (Year round)
Montauk Point (Year round) Napeague (Year round)

Robert Moses (Democrat Point, Gilgo and Sore Thumb) – April 1 – December 31, hours vary

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters – Permit Office (beginning January 2nd), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs, Robert Moses and Sunken Meadow

Four-Wheel Drive Beach Vehicle Fishing Permits are only sold January 1 – March 31 and the Tuesday after Labor Day – December 31.

FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE BEACH VEHICLE SURFING/WINDSURFING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $80.00, $125-Out of State, Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License. Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase.

Permit is ONLY valid for daylight Surfing and Windsurfing at:

Hither Hills and Napeague (Year-round)

Montauk Point – January 1 – March 31 only

Robert Moses (Democrat Point and Gilgo) – January 1 – December 31, hours vary & Fields 3 & 4 from September 15-December 31

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters – Permit Office (beginning January 2nd), Montauk Downs and Robert Moses

Four-Wheel Drive Beach Vehicle Surfing/Windsurfing Permits are only sold January 1 – March 31 and the Tuesday after Labor Day – December 31.

CAMP HERO FISHING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $40.00, $75-Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry is required

Permit is valid for fishing after sunset only at Camp Hero State Park, April 1 – December 31.

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters – Permit Office (beginning January 2nd), Robert Moses and Montauk Downs

Camp Hero Fishing Permits are only sold January 1 – March 31 and the Tuesday after Labor Day – December 31.

STARGAZING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $35.00, $60-Out of State – Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Required

Permit allows after sunset parking for stargazing only, valid January 1 – December 31 at:

Hither Hills – Except July & August
Jones Beach – West End 2 and Field 6
Montauk Point – Upper Parking Lot
Robert Moses – Field 2
Gov. Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow – Field 1 & Field 3
Wildwood – Main Parking Lot

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters-Permit Office (beginning January 2nd), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs,

Robert Moses, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow and Wildwood

Stargazing Permits are only sold January 1 – March 31 and the Tuesday after Labor Day – December 31.

REGIONAL DIVING PERMIT

Requirements:

Fee of $80.00, $125-Out of State, Vehicle Registration and Divers Certification card required.

Valid for:

Caumsett – Fisherman’s parking lot only – 24 hr. access
Jones Beach – East End of Field 10 only, 24 hr. access
Orient Beach – 8am to sunset
Robert Moses – *Democrat Point (four-wheel drive needed to access this area – hours vary)

Regional Diving Permit is sold year-round at Babylon Headquarters – Permit Office. Permit is valid April 1 – December 31, hours vary.

CAUMSETT FISHING PERMIT – ONLY 500 PERMITS ARE SOLD

Requirements:

Fee of $40.00, $75 Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry isrequired

Caumsett Fishing Permit is valid for fishing at Caumsett Fisherman’s parking lot, April 1 – December 31.

Sold at: Beginning January 2nd at Babylon Headquarters-Permit Office and Caumsett until all permit are sold out

METAL DETECTOR PERMIT

Permits are $40.00. One can be obtained by completing a Metal Detector application along with payment, and a business size self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Metal Detector Permit P.O. Box 247 Babylon, NY 11702.

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