SMITH POINT COUNTY PARK
Shirley, Fire Island


Directions:

Take William Floyd Parkway (LIE, exit 68 south) to it southern terminus at Fire Island.


Geology:

located on the Fire island barrier beach


Facilities:

Swimming, scuba diving, surfing, saltwater fishing, camping, outer beach access, snack bar, playground, and showers.

Smith Point is a haven for sportsmen, surfers and beach lovers. An extremely popular facility, the white sands and rolling Atlantic surf along with adjoining camping facility attract hundreds of thousands of residents and tourists.

Off-road vehicles, with permit only, may drive on the western portion of the outer beach.

They are markers around nest sites of endangered shorebirds inhabiting the ocean and bay beaches.


Fire Island

August 4, 1979 p. 352

Richard Stalter