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Awesome hike

Pack lunch and spend the day here. There are so many trails and wonderful views of the ocean... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kidspots
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Hampton Bays, New York
Stranger Things

I lived on LI for decades and heard many things about Camp Hero and Montauk Project. My adult... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Joanne H
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Naples, Florida
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This state park had a long history as a U.S. military facility.
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27 Route, Montauk, NY
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+1 631-668-3781
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pack lunch and spend the day here. There are so many trails and wonderful views of the ocean. Highly recommended

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank kidspots
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The park is great... but the radar antenna and buildings are all deteriorating, with roofs rotting away. But it is fun to watch the bats fly out of the punctures in the dilapidated buildings at dusk…

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank differentname
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I lived on LI for decades and heard many things about Camp Hero and Montauk Project. My adult daughter and I decided to go. Totally surprising how much of this is sill intact; from the Radar Tower to the barracks to the bowling alley. Apart...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Camp Hero is the part of Montauk where thousands of U.S. Soldiers were encamped after the Spanish American War. After fighting in Cuba, the Philippians, Porto Rico many of the Soldiers became sick with Malaria and Montauk was an ideal place to quarantine them.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnmlhllnd
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Camp Hero State Park is quieter than some of the other Montauk beaches. It has the same ocean waves with a rockier shoreline. It has been featured in The Affair.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We drove there with our bikes, and picnicked with burgers and dogs. The kids rode around and then we took some trails. Had a great time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 250sandralynnt
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must for anyone the loves to take pictures especially night photos. There is no light except for the light house its self.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank N6370NQmichaelw
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This park located in Montauk has a very short trail to walk on, but the beach is very rocky with a beautiful view

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dxerri2
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I visited this park because it was the place where they filmed "The Affair", beautiful park with old war bunkers. This is mainly a place for sightseeing not for recreational beachfront activities. The beach is rocky but the ocean is amazing, you can have the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank XIAOTONG5440
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We enjoyed walking on the trails, which are not long at all, and skipping rocks on the beach, and there a LOT of rocks.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kamander
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