- Southold Town Beaches
- Trails, Hiking, Cycling, And Jogging
- Vineyards, Craft Breweries, Cideries, & Distilleries
- Agriculture: Farms, Farm Stands, CSAs
- Aquaculture: Oyster Farming, Clamming & Fishing Excursions
Some of the most beautiful beaches on Long Island are Southold Town Beaches. The beauty of North Fork farmland alongside pristine beaches creates a unique experience during each season. The North Fork is perfect for lovers of marine communities. The Long Island Sound offers crystal clear waters with crashing waves, beach bluffs facing Connecticut along with gorgeous sunsets. While the Peconic Bay provides a calm surf, soft sand, and views of Shelter Island and the South Fork. Go for a hike along the rocky shore of a Greenport sound beach or enjoy kayaking on the bay in Southold, there are endless options, year round, for all lovers of marine life.
ORIENT 1. Orient Point County Park 41425 Route 25 The 48-acre park at the tip of Southold Town has a mile-long beach and ½ mile hiking trail. Bird watching, surf-casting and great views of Long Island Sound. Parking is located on the North Side of Route 25.
2. Orient Beach State Park 40000 Route 25 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner’s Bay and a rare maritime forest with red cedar, blackjack oak trees, and prickly-pear cactus. Visitors can swim, picnic, play ball, go hiking or biking, or walk a nature trail.
EAST MARION 3. Truman Beach Main Rd Long, rocky beach with North Shore views of Connecticut from a distance. Great views to watch the sunrise or set. No lifeguards or restrooms available.
4. Dam Pond Maritime Reserve 11855 Route 25 The 36-acre parcel, the preserve encompasses a small, protected bay, maritime shrubland, grasslands, tidal flats, saltwater marshes and mature woodlands. The trail is 1.2 miles long.
GREENPORT 5. North Fork Audubon Society/Inlet Pond County Park 65275 Route 48 A 55-acre park with 1.6 miles of trails leading to Inlet Pond and Long Island Sound. The North Fork Audubon has a visitor’s center and offers nature programs.
6. Norman Klipp Park Beach/Gull Pond Manhasset Ave Overlooking the Bay, explore the waters through snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, and canoeing. Small fishing pier, restrooms and picnic area with grills, benches and a playground for children.
7. Fifth Street Beach And Park Fifth St A small beach overlooking the Peconic Bay. Very popular with families because of the calm water, a playground area, and a grassy picnic area. Closest beach to the hotel but tends to be very crowded.
8. Arshamomaque Preserve 1105 Chapel Ln 120-acre preserve with 1.3 miles of nature trails that wander through mature woodlands, freshwater wetlands, and open fields.
SOUTHOLD 9. Southold Town Beach 53005 Route 48 Overlooking Long Island Sound, this is one of the most popular beaches in Southold Town. Great views of the water, incredible sunrises, and sunsets, covered pavilion overlooking the water, swing set, and a lifeguard on duty.
10. Arshamomaque Pond Preserve 63445 Route 25 54-acre wooded preserve with several trails through the mature woodlands, by vernal ponds and along the saltwater wetlands of Arshamomaque Pond.
11. McCabe’s Beach North Sea Dr Overlooking Long Island Sound, with a lifeguard on duty, and a roped-off swimming area, picnic area, and restrooms. Great location for water activities including fishing and kayaking or canoeing.
12. Kenney’s Beach Kenney’s Rd Overlooking Long Island Sound, wide sandy beach with a lifeguard on duty and public restrooms. Great place to relax for the day and watch the sunset.
13. Founders Landing Park Beach 53005 Route 48 Overlooking Southold Bay with picnic tables, grills, swings and playground equipment, bathrooms and lifeguard on duty, with a roped off swimming area. Do not park in the parking lot; Permit is for street parking only.
14. Goose Creek Beach North Bayview Rd Overlooking Southold Bay, great for kayaking and canoeing. Lifeguard on duty, restrooms, picnic tables, grills and a playground.
15. Cedar Beach County Park 3690 Cedar Beach Rd A 68-acre park with over 2,800 feet on Shelter Island Sound. The park provides the visitor with great views of the mudflats, sandbars, and the saltwater marshes of Cedar Beach Harbor.
PECONIC 16. Goldsmith Inlet Country Park & Beach 1585 Soundview Ave The 35-acre parcel, with ½ mile trail leading to the 1,500 foot stretch of Long Island Sound. Mature woodlands, tidal wetlands, and Goldsmith Inlet Pond. The beach is adjacent to the inlet and pond, ideal for boogie-boarding, kayaking, and canoeing.
CUTCHOGUE 17. Nassau Point Beach Skunk Ln Causeway beach on the Peconic Bay with a basketball court, playground, picnic area with grills and benches. Restroom facilities available, roped off swimming area, a lifeguard on duty.
18. Pequash Avenue Beach Pequash Ave Park and beach with swings, slides, playground equipment, benches, picnic tables, grills, and a basketball court. Restrooms available and a lifeguard on duty with roped off swimming area.
19. Downs Farm Preserve 23800 Route 25 A 51-acre wooded parcel that is the site of Ft. Corchaug, a Native American fort, listed on the National Park Register of Historic Places. Miles of trails, farmland and the tidal wetland of Downs Creek.
NEW SUFFOLK 20. New Suffolk Beach Jackson St Lining 200 feet of Peconic Bay. Participate in fishing, jet and water skiing, motor boating, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking. A picnic area is equipped with grills and a lifeguard is on duty.
MATTITUCK 21. Mattituck Breakwater Beach Breakwater Rd Frequented by fisherman, families and beach volleyball lovers. Large roped off swimming section, playground area, and picnic tables. Lifeguard on duty and restrooms available.
22. Mill Road Preserve 1900 West Mill Road The 25-acre parcel, staring off by winding through 8 acres of grasslands/shrublands, then into 17-acres of mature woodlands.
23. Veterans Memorial Park 11020 Peconic Bay Blvd Peconic Bayfront park with pavilions buildings, picnic area, playground, bocce ball, and shuffleboard courts. Lifeguard on duty.
LAUREL 24. Laurel Lake Preserve 5142 Route 25 495-acres of persevered land. The existing nature trail is 2.1 miles long, is marked with green arrows and wanders through mature woodlands, grasslands, and shrublands, by vernal ponds, freshwater swamps, and overlooks Laurel Lake.
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Arshamomaque Pond Preserve A 54-acre wooded preserve with several trails that wind through mature woodlands, by vernal ponds and along the saltwater wetlands of Arshamomque Pond. 63445 Route 25 Southold, NY
Arshamomaque Preserve A 120-acre preserve owned by the Town of Southold and Suffolk County Parks. The preserve has 1.3-miles of nature trails that wander through mature woodlands, freshwater wetlands, and open fields. 1105 Chapel Lane Greenport, NY
Cedar Beach County Park A 68-acre park with over 2,800 feet on Shelter Island Sound. The park provides the visitor with great vistas of Shelter Island Sound and the mudflats, sandbars and the saltwater marshes of Cedar Beach Harbor. 3690 Cedar Beach Road Southold, NY
Dam Pond Maritime Reserve A 36-acre reserve owned by the Town of Southold and Suffolk County Parks. The reserve encompasses a small, protected bay, maritime scrubland, grasslands, tidal flats, saltwater marshes and mature woodlands. The trail that wanders through the reserve is 1.2-miles long 11855 Route 48 East Marion, NY
Downs Farm Preserve A 51-acre wooded parcel that is the site of Ft. Corchaug, a Native American fort, which is listed on the National Park Register of Historic Places. Downs Farm Preserve has miles of passive recreation trails and adjoins productive farmlands and the tidal wetland of Downs Creek The Group for the East End hosts many fun and educational events here. 23800 Route 25 Cutchogue, NY
Goldsmith Inlet Sound-front property along the west side of Goldsmith's Inlet opposite the County Park on Mill Road, Peconic. This property does not have lifeguards. Parking by Southold Town permits only. Mill Lane Peconic, NY 11958
Goldsmith Inlet Park A 35-acre parcel with a 1/2 mile trail leading to Long Island Sound, from the trailhead, located on Soundview Avenue. The mature woodlands, tidal wetlands, Goldsmith Inlet Pond and 1500 feet on L.I. Sound are great for bird-watching. 1585 Soundview Avenue Peconic, NY
Goose Creek This facility, off North Bayview Road in South, overlooks Southold Bay and has lifeguards, playground, and restrooms. Parking by Southold Town permits only. 2575 North Bayview Rd. Southold, NY 11971 Phone: 631-765-9831
Inlet Pond Park A 55-acre preserve with 1.6-miles of trails leading to Inlet Pond and L.I. Sound. The North Fork Audubon has a visitor's center and offers nature programs during the year. 65275 Route 48 Greenport, NY
Jean Cochran Park This 14-acre park features the 911 Fireman's Memorial, a 1/2 mile walking track, basketball courts, tennis & pickleball courts,hockey rink, football field and baseball fields. Cochran Park is home for the North Fork Osprey Collegiate Baseball Team. Find the game schedule at www.hamptonsbaseball.org. Peconic Lane Peconic, NY 11958
Kenney's Beach At the end of Kenny's Road. The beach overlooks the sound and has lifeguards and restrooms. Parking by Southold Town permits only. 475 Leeton Road Southold, NY 11971 Phone: 631-765-5317
Laurel Lake Preserve The Preserve is a complex of properties owned by the Town of Southold, Suffolk County Parks Department, Suffolk County Water Authority and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. The Preserve encompasses approximately 400 acres surrounding Laurel Lake. The Peconic Land Trust facilitated the acquisition of the properties and the NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation funded the development of the trail system. The Preserve is part of the Long Island Pine Barrens Maritime Reserve and was included in the NYS DEC Open Space Plan, the Special Groundwater Protection Plan, the Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Plan and the Southold Town Community Preservation Plan. Laurel Lake Main Road, Route 25 Laurel, NY 11948 Phone: 631-765-1800
Marratook Lake Preserve The small town park is accessible from the south side of the lake. Fishing is permitted at the lake with an NYS DEC fishing license. New Suffolk Ave. Mattituck, NY 11952
McCabe's Beach Located one-half mile east of Kenney's Beach, on North Sea Drive in Southold. The beach overlooks the sound and has lifeguards and restrooms. Parking by Southold Town permits only. 8670 Horton's Lane Southold, NY 11971 Phone: 631-765-3363
Mill Road Preserve A 25-acre parcel with the trailhead located on Mill Road, Mattituck. The trail winds through 8-acres of grasslands/ shrublands and then into 17 acres of mature woodlands. 1900 Mill Road Mattituck, NY 11952
Moore's Woods 190-acre preserve owned and maintained by the Village of Greenport. Features extensive woodland and freshwater wetland areas. Moore's Drain runs through the woods from Silver Like to Pipes Neck Creek. There are approximately 2.7 miles of trails winding trough Moore's Woods, many of which were created as part of a nature trail system back in 1971. Access to Moore's Woods is available off Moore's Lane as well as Route 25 and County Road 48, Greenport. Moore's Lane Greenport, NY 11944
New Suffolk Beach Provides lifeguards and beach attendants. Lifeguards are on duty all week long from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Beach attendants are on staff on weekends only for the summer and can only issue daily parking permits. Resident and non-resident parking permits must be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office. A boat launching ramp and ample parking facilities are available, by town permit only, for the general public. 2650 Jackson St. New Suffolk, NY 11956 Phone: 631-734-6646
Norman E. Klipp Park / Gull Pond Beach Also known as Gull Pond Beach. The beach overlooks shelter Island and contain a large parking area and playground. Lifeguards and beach attendants are on duty in the summer. Lifeguards are on duty all week long from 11am to 5pm. Beach attendants are on staff on weekends for the summer and can only issue daily parking permits. Resident and non-resident parking permits must be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office. Parking and boat launching by Southold Town permit only. Manhanset Ave. Greenport, NY 11944
Old Schoolhouse Park Ten-acre park with tennis courts and basketball. Route 25 East Marion, NY
Orient Beach State Park 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner's Bay and a rare maritime forest with red cedar, blackjack oak trees, and prickly-pear cactus.Visitors can swim, picnic, play ball, go hiking or biking or walk a nature trail. 40000 Route 25 Orient, NY
Orient Point County Park A 48-acre park at the tip of Southold Town has a mile-long beach with a 1/2 mile hiking trail.Bird watching, surfcasting and great views of L. I. Sound are available at the County Park. Parking is located on the North side of Route 25. 41425 Route 25 Orient, NY
Paul Stoutenburgh Preserve A 54-acre wooded preserve with several trails that wind through the mature woodlands, by vernal ponds and along the saltwater wetlands of Arshamomaque Pond. 63445 Route 25 Southold, NY 11971
Pipes Cove Beach This property does not have lifeguards. Parking by Southold Town permits only. At the end of Pipes Neck Road. Off Rute 25, Greenport. Pipes Neck Rd Greenport, NY 11944
Robert Tasker Park Ten-acre park with ball fields, tennis courts, playground & bathrooms. Peconic Lane Peconic, NY 11958
Ruth Oliva Preserve at Dam Pond 36-acre preserve owned by the Town of Southold and Suffolk County Parks. It encompassed a small, protected bay, maritime shrubland, grasslands, tidal flats, saltwater marshes and mature woodlands. The trail that wanders through the preserve is 1.2 miles long. 11855 Route 25 East Marion, NY 11939
Sound View Dunes Includes 57 acres and includes frontage on Long Island Sound. 4305 Soundview Ave. Peconic, NY 11958
South Jamesport Beach 3,000' on Peconic Bay preferred swimming for small children, shallow water. Handicapped accessible - wheelchairs for beach accessibility in the season. Outdoor showers, restrooms, pavilion, playground, snack shack (opened during summer season). Gazebo, tennis and basketball courts, picnic area, ample parking. Restricted area for seasonal Piping Plover breeding - expected the late June. Off Peconic Bay Blvd., Jamesport. Peconic Bay Blvd. Jamesport, NY 11947 Phone: 631-727-5744
Town Beach The most used town-owned beach. Facilities include restrooms, playground, a picnic area and beach wheelchair for disabled patrons. Parking by Southold Town permits only. Beach has lifeguards and beach attendants on duty on weekends during the summer. Lifeguards are on duty all week 11am to 5pm. Beach attendants are on staff on weekends for the summer and can only issue daily parking permits. Parking permits must be purchased at the Town Clerk's office. 53005 Route 48 Southold, NY 11971 Phone: 631-765-2362
Wolf Preserve This 22-acre preserve owned and maintained by the Peconic Land Trust features two trails totaling approximately 1 mile in length. The western trail winds through a meadow and red cedars of a regenerating woodland and along a freshwater wetland. The eastern trail features mature oak and beech trees as well as wetland habitat. The eastern trail is closed during the spring nesting season and reopens in July. Main Bayview Rd Southold, NY 11971
Long Island boasts over 60 vineyards, many of which have been recognized by international publications like Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Decanter Magazine. However, many beverages are being crafted with locally grown hops, barley, malt, wheat, apples to produce craft beer, ciders and other distilled spirits such as vodka, brandy, and others spirits. Scroll down for a list of local Vineyards, Breweries, and Distilleries.
Anthony Nappa Wines (The Winemaker Studio) 2885 Peconic Lane | Peconic 774-641-7488
Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard 2114 Sound Avenue | Baiting Hollow 631-369-0100
Bedell Cellars 36255 Main Road Route 25 | Cutchogue 631-734-7537
Bridge Lane Tasting Room 35 Cox Neck Road | Mattituck 631-2981942
Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery 17150 Sound Avenue Route 48 | Cutchogue 631-734-5111
Channing Daughters Winery 1927 Scuttle Hole Road | Bridgehampton 631-537-7224
Coffee Pot Cellars 31855 Main Road | Cutchogue 631-765-8929
Clovis Point 1935 Main Road Route 25 | Jamesport 631-722-4222
The Tap Room at Corey Creek 631-765-4168 45470 Main Road Route 25 | Southold
Croteaux Vineyards 1450 South Harbor Road | Southold 631-765-6099
Diliberto Winery 260 Manor Ln. | Jamesport 631-722-3416
Duck Walk North 44535 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Southold 631-765-3500
Duck Walk South 231 Montauk Highway | Water Mill 631-726-7555
Harbes Family Vineyard 715 Sound Ave. Rte.48 | Mattituck 631-298-9463
Jamesport Vineyards 1216 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Jamesport 631-722-5256
Jason’s Vineyard 1785 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Jamesport 631-288-5801
Kontokosta Winery 825 North Road | Greenport 631-477-6977
Laurel Lake Vineyards 3165 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Laurel 631-298-1420
The Lenz Winery P.O. Box 28 | Peconic 631-734-6010
Lieb Cellars 13050 Oregon Rd. | Cutchogue 631-734-1100
Macari Vineyards & Winery 150 Bergen Ave. | Mattituck 631-298-0100 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Cutchogue 631-734-7070
Martha Clara Vineyards 6025 Sound Ave. Rte.48 | Riverhead 631-298-0075
Mattebella Vineyards 46005 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Southold 631-655-9554
McCall Vineyards 22600 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Cutchogue 631-734-5764
The Old Field Vineyard 59600 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Southold 631-765-0004
One Woman Wines & Vineyards 5195 Old North Rd. | Southold 631-765-1200
Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards 44075 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Peconic 631-765-6188
Palmer Vineyard’s 5120 Sound Ave. Rte.48 | Riverhead 631-722-9463
Paumanok Vineyards 1074 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Aquebogue 631-722-8800
Peconic Cellar Door 2885 Peconic Lane| Peconic 631-488-0046
Pellegrini Vineyards 23005 Main Road| Cutchogue 631-734-4111
Pindar Vineyards 37645 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Peconic 631-734-6200
Pugliese Vineyards 34515 Main Rd. Rte.25 | Cutchogue 631-734-4057
Raphael 39390 Main Rd. Rte. 25 | Peconic 631-765-1100
Roanoke Vineyards 3543 Sound Ave. Rte. 48 | Riverhead 631-727-4161
Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard 1375 Peconic Ln. | Peconic 631-734-8282
Scarola Vineyards 4850 Sound Ave. Rte. 48 | Mattituck 631-298-7676
Sherwood House Vineyards 2600 Oregon Rd. | Mattituck 631-779-2817
Shinn Estate Vineyards 2000 Oregon Rd. | Mattituck 631-804-0367
Sparkling Pointe 39750 County Rd. Rte. 48 | Southold 631-765-0200
Suhru Wines 35 Cox Neck Rd. | Mattituck 631-603-8127
Wolffer Estate Vineyard 139 Sagg Road | Sagaponack 631-537-5106
Crooked Ladder 70 West Main Street | Downtown Riverhead 631-591-3565
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company 234 Carpenter Street | Greenport 42155 Main Road | Peconic 631-477-6681
Long Ireland Brewing, Riverhead 817 Pulaski St | Riverhead 631-403-4303
Montauk Brewing Company 62 South Erie Avenue | Montauk 631-668-8471
Mustache Brewing Company, Riverhead 400 Hallett Ave | Riverhead 631-591-3250
North Fork Brewing Company 24 East 2nd Street | Riverhead 631-591-1191
Shelter Island Craft Brewery 55 N Ferry Rd | Shelter Island 631-749-5977
Southampton Publick House 62 Jobs Lane | Southampton 631-283-2800
Westhampton Beach Brewing Company 220 Roger's Way | Westhampton Beach 631-998-0800
Woodside Orchards Cider 729 Main Rd | Aquebogue 631-722-5770
Distilling of Spirits
LiV Vodka Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, 2182 Sound Avenue | Baiting Hollow 631-630-9322
Sparkling Pointe Brandy 39750 County Road 48 |Southold 631-765-0200
Twin Stills Moonshine 5506 Sound Ave | Riverhead 631-779-3199
Anderson's Farm Stand 1179 County Road 48 | Riverhead 631-727-2559
Bay View Farm Market 891 Main Road | Riverhead 631-722-3077
Biophilia Organic Farm 211 Manor Lane | Riverhead 631-769-9732
Breeze Hill Farm 31215 County Road 48 | Peconic 631-876-5159
Briermere Farms 4414 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-722-3931
Browder's Birds 4050 Sound Avenue | Mattituck 631-477-6523
Catapano Dairy Farm 33705 County Road 48 | Peconic 631-734-6886
Cooper Farms 1229 Main Road | Jamesport 631-722-5922
Deep Roots Farm 57685 Main Road | Southold 631-734-6886
Domaleski Farms Route 48 between Elijah and Alvah Lanes | Mattituck 631-734-6886
Gabrielsen’s Country Farm 2200 Breakwater Road | Mattituck 631-298-5195
Garden of Eve 4558 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-722-8777
Garden Fusion 540 Rocking Point Road | East Marion 631-477-1210
Golden Earthworm 652 Peconic Bay Boulevard | Riverhead 631-772-3302
Goodale Farm 250 Main Road | Riverhead 631-901-5975
Greenland Family Farms 17155 County Road Route 48 | Cutchogue 631-734-5791
Greenport Farmer's Market May 28th to Oct 8th | Saturdays 9am-1pm 2nd and South St | Greenport
Harbes Family Farm 715 Sound Avenue | Mattituck 631-298-0800 1223 Main Road | Jamesport 631-722-2022 5698 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-298-0700
KK’s The Farm 59945 Main Road | Southold 631-765-2075
Koppert Cress 23423 Middle Road | Cutchogue 631-734-8500
Krupski’s Vegetable & Pumpkin Farm 38030 Route 25 | Peconic 631-734-6847
Landscape Adventure 5570 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-772-3313
Latham’s Farm Stand 31800 Main Road | Orient 631-323-3701
Lavender By The Bay 7540 Main Road | East Marion 631-477-10191
Long Season Farms 953 NY-25 | Riverhead 631-779-3360
Northville Farms 5333 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-779-3360
Northville Farms 5333 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-722-3229
Oysterponds Farm 24850 Main Road | Orient 631-323-2463
Patty's Berries & Bunches 410 Sound Avenue | Mattituck 631-655-7996
Reeve Farm 4125 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-727-1095
Riverhead Farmers Market 117 East Main Street | Riverhead 631-208-8159
Salt Air Farms 1535 New Suffolk Road | Cutchogue 631-734-4180
Sang Lee Farms 25180 Middle Road | Peconic 631-734-7001
Schmitt Family Farm 2494 Roanoke Avenue | Riverhead 631-727-9093 or 631-369-1056
Sep’s Farmstand 7395 Main Road | East Marion 631-477-1583
Shade Trees Nursery, Inc. 1875 Main Road | Jamesport 631-722-4041
Sound Shore Market 5629 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-722-4740
Stakey's Pumpkin Farm 270 West Lane | Aquebogue 631-722-3467
Ty Llwyd Farm 5793 Sound Avenue| Riverhead 631-722-4241
Wickham’s Fruit Farm 28700 Main Road | Cutchogue 631-734-6641
Woodside Orchards 116 Manor Lane | Jamesport 631-722-5770
8 Hands Farm 4735 Cox Lane | Cutchogue 631-494-6155
1760 Homestead Farm 5412 Sound Avenue | Riverhead 631-831-1653