Upcoming Long Island State Park Permits for 2017 Season

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announce permits on sale beginning January 1 for the upcoming 2017 season.

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Many permits for the upcoming 2017 season for on sale, beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

Photo by: Hans Andersen, via Free Images.

Babylon, NY - December 20, 2016 - 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 2017 season.

Night Sport Fishing Permit
Requirements:
Fee of $30.00, $55-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 and Captree Drawbridge (north side only – 24 hr access)

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

Hither Hills - Except Memorial Day to Labor Day

Montauk Point - Lower Parking Lot ONLY

Robert Moses - Field 2, 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 & Field 3 (24 hr access)

Wildwood – Main Field

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters - Permit Office (beginning January 3rd), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs, Robert Moses, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow and Wildwood

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 $65.00, $110-Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry is required
Permit is ONLY valid for fishing at:

Hither Hills (Year round)

Montauk Point (Year round)

Napeague (Year round)

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

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters - Permit Office (beginning January 3rd), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs, Robert Moses and Sunken Meadow

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

Four-Wheel Drive Beach Vehicle Surfing Permit
Requirements:
Fee of $65.00, $110-Out of State, Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License
Permit is ONLY valid for daylight Surfing at:

Hither Hills and Napeague (Year round)

Robert Moses (Democrat Point) - April 1 - December 31, hours vary & Fields 2, 3 & 4 from September 15-December 31

Sold at: Babylon Headquarters - Permit Office (beginning January 3rd) and Robert Moses

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 3rd) and Montauk Downs

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

Stargazing Permit
Requirements:
Fee of $30.00, $55-Out of State – Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Required
Permit is valid for Stargazing only January 1 - December 31at:
Jones Beach - West End 2 and Field 6

Hither Hills - Except July & August

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 3), Jones Beach, Montauk Downs, Robert Moses, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow and Wildwood

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

Regional Diving Permit
Requirements:
Fee of $65.00, $110-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)

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

Sold at: Beginning January 3rd at Babylon Headquarters - Permit Office and Caumsett State Park

Metal Detector Permit
Permits are $40.00. One can be obtained by sending a letter of request including name, address and phone number along with payment, and a business size self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Metal Detector Permit
P.O. Box 247
Babylon, NY 11702

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 65 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $1.9 billion in economic activity annually and supports 20,000 jobs. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com.