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Camp Hero State Park

Route 27, Montauk, NY
+1 631-668-3781
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Interesting and surprising

This is sort of a combination of state park and World War 2 artifact. One price covers the cost of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2013
Polly H
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Gloversville, New York
Awesome view of the lighthouse!

See the pieces still standing from when it was a military area. Awesome views of cliffs and the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2013
Debpaul16
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  • Average12%
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Route 27, Montauk, NY
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

This is sort of a combination of state park and World War 2 artifact. One price covers the cost of parking at the lighthouse (admission extra) and entrance to Camp Hero. Camp Hero is on the beach and people fish there. But there are deteriorating...More

3  Thank Polly H
Reviewed 16 October 2013

See the pieces still standing from when it was a military area. Awesome views of cliffs and the lighthouse from the southside! Worth the visit!

Thank Debpaul16
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Every time we go to Montauk,we visit Camp Hero. The cliffs and the views are awesome. Great picture taking and walking adventure. Worth the 8.00 parking but if you go to the Lighthouse or Hither Hills the parking fee is waived once the initial parking...More

3  Thank debbiek09
Reviewed 2 October 2013

The best hiking is an easy, flat walk from the parking lot along the cliffs. Incredible views and the trails are flat and accessible to almost anyone. Walking along the cliffs in the morning and looking out over fishing boats is a unique experience. The...More

1  Thank beachtravelr
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Camp Hero has a few decent things to see but nothing really special. The walk along the cliffs is pretty cool. I would not make a special trip to see Camp Hero. Sorry !!!

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The former Montauk Airforce station is now a NYS park. Lots of hiking and beautiful views of the bluffs and ocean. Don't let the sign that tells you if you should come across any unexploded ammunion to scare you off. Conspiracy theorists say secret experiments...More

Thank Tchrmom06
Reviewed 27 June 2013

I liked the entire park and I have not dislikes. Remember to pack or rent a bike. It was very clean and the beach walk is a must.

Thank mickeyboo
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Beautiful and quiet. Just check yourself for ticks when you get home - I found one on my back after we got home.

1  Thank Rena S
Reviewed 12 April 2013

We spent a Saturday afternoon hiking the Camp Hero trails. We parked near the old radar station which is huge. Took a trail to the bluffs with a great lighthouse view. Then we took The Battery 113 trail which was amazing. There were wooden bridges...More

4  Thank Qwickrick
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Been traveling to Montauk for over 30 years. I never knew this was there. It has some great views of the ocean and lighthouse. We were there in time for a beautiful sunset.

1  Thank suz3032
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