Hobart Beach aka “Sand City”
Life in The Five Harbors is a Beach!
Among the many splendors of the Huntington Township area nothing defines it more then the beautiful waters and beaches. Living in the communities surrounding its Five Harbors; Cold Spring Harbor, Lloyd Harbor, Huntington, Centerport and Northport means the water is never far away. You can hear it, see it, breathe it, love it!
With 8 town beaches to choose from, you can enjoy a different beach for every weekend of the summer. All are open May 23 thru September 7, 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. There are lifeguards at all beaches from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily except for Crescent Beach which only has lifeguard protection 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM weekends and holidays till June 21, then daily June 22 – August 2. Resident permits for $35/season are available starting Memorial Day Weekend. Be sure to take advantage of this price to avoid the $20 daily fee. Vehicle registration and driver’s license required.
Each beach has something to offer depending on what you are looking for…
Crab Meadow Beach, Town Of Huntington Beach
Quentin Sammis – West Neck Beach – West Neck Rd, Lloyd Harbor – A great place to enjoy amazing views and sunsets If you love to kayak and paddle board, this is a perfect spot to do so and enjoy the coastline. Seashell searches delight as well as a great place to find crabs and other sea life for the kids
Gold Star Battalion Beach – West Shore Rd, Huntington – A family beach with a great playground & picnic area. Close to Huntington Village this beach is a quick stop to have the children play in the sand and calm harbor water, go paddle-boarding and kayaking. This is also the location to get the launch for Huntington Lighthouse tours held in the summer months.
Fleets Cove Beach – Fleets Cove Rd, Centerport & Crescent Beach – Crescent Beach Dr, Huntington Bay – calm water, swing sets and shady areas make it ideal for young kids. Racks for small boats are available to rent at each of these beaches.
Centerport Beach – Little Neck Road, Centerport – Picnics are perfect here with plenty of tables and benches. There is a pavilion and “Beach House” which is exclusive for the senior residents.
Hobart Beach – Eatons Neck Rd, Eatons Neck – also known as “Sand City” juts out into Huntington Bay and offers amazing views of Asharoken, the Huntington Lighthouse and Lloyd Neck. There is no natural shade here at all, so be prepared to soak up the sun. This is also a favorite spot for fishermen and the sunsets from here are breathtaking.
Asharoken Beach – Asharoken Ave., Northport – has the best views of Northport Bay & Asharoken and also amazing A small boat ramp is available for residents to launch and boat racks for storage by permit. The ice cream man makes several visits a day.
Crabmeadow – Waterside Rd, Northport – A beach and so much more including a restaurant, pizza and ice cream service outdoors, playground for the kids, picnic areas with barbecues that you can rent for a party. Summer 2015 events not to be missed here are the “drive in”movies scheduled for July 9 – Raiders of the Lost Ark and July 23 – Big Hero 6 (movies are free and begin at darkness). Also on July 9th is the 4th annual Sand Castle Contest – register here.
If you want to know when high tide is before heading to the beach, check out our blog with the high tides for Cold Spring Harbor & Huntington/Lloyd Harbor or email us and we will send you a laminated one, perfect for keeping in your beach bag or on your boat.
Lucky to live here…you betcha!