Hither Hills State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Established along the Atlantic Ocean on the South Fork of Long Island, Hither Hills State Park has 1,755 acres of land that visitors can explore. The coastal park flaunts sandy beaches with picnic tables and playgrounds for families to enjoy. Designated a state park in 1924, the area of Hither Hills was formerly reserved for commercial development. Casinos, hotels, and even a yacht basin were slated to undergo development in the region. Whether you want to get out and enjoy some hiking or spend some time camping, there's something for everyone to appreciate. There's also plenty to enjoy in the nearby New York communities of Montauk, East Hampton, and Manhattan.

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Spring 33-65 F
Summer 60-80 F
Fall 42-75 F
Winter 27-45 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Hither Hills State Park

RVing is a pleasant way to experience all that nature has to offer while retaining some of the city-life essentials, such as bathrooms with running water and a stovetop for preparing meals. Camping in a traditional tent can be fun, but there are more bugs, little comfort, and less privacy than in an RV. If you prefer to get better rest while still enjoying the camping adventure, consider renting an RV from RVshare.com. You can find an inclusive RV for your family at a price that fits your budget. There are more than 8,500 campsites for tents and RVs available to guests at Hither Hills State Park.

Hither Hills State Park Campground

Hither Hills State Park Campground can host numerous guests whether you are using an RV or camping in a conventional tent. Most sites include a fire pit and picnic table, and many offer RV hookups. The campground also offers easy access to various natural settings, including oceanfront beaches as well as canyons and gorges. Campers can take part in activities such as hiking, boating, and fishing.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Other features: Showers, bathrooms, playgrounds, dump station, convenience store

Cedar Point County Park Campground

Located in East Hampton, Cedar Point County Park Campground provides individual and group campsites to accommodate families of all sizes. While the sites are basic, water and picnic tables are available. Cedar Point is the perfect place for those looking to relax and to enjoy the outdoors without distractions.

  • Water hookup: No

  • Electrical hookup: No

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Other features: Picnic tables, on-site water, boat rentals, nature trails

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What to Do at
Hither Hills State Park

Inside Hither Hills State Park

The vast territory of Hither Hills State Park offers many recreational activities. Visitors can unwind on the beaches and enjoy the views, or they can conquer the waves with a surfboard for a dose of adrenaline. There are plenty of natural trails to hike or to explore by bicycle. 

Outside Hither Hills State Park

If you are willing to venture out to some nearby attractions and activities outside of Hither Hills State Park, there's even more entertainment to experience. From boating and golfing to delicious restaurants to try and diverse stores to shop, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The surrounding area also has many wonderful spots to go sightseeing and hiking.



Visitors of Hither Hills State Park can grab a bite to eat at Scarpetta, a popular and authentic Italian restaurant located less than five minutes away. Enjoy some traditional pasta with your choice of wine or some Mediterranean-style salad and a cocktail.

Type: Italian

Location: 290 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954

Best Pizza & Dive Bar

Best Pizza & Dive Bar offers traditional New York pizza, wings, and hero sandwiches. Grab a beer at the bar, or try one of their bottles of wine for a relaxing evening drink.

Type: Pizzeria, Bar

Location: 2095 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett, NY 11930

Morty's Oyster Stand

Oyster lovers rejoice! Morty's Oyster Stand specializes in your favorite cuisine. They also have salads, sandwiches, chicken, and burgers if you're not craving seafood.

Type: Seafood

Location: 2167 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954



The eco-friendly clothing store Greenlines has been family owned and operated since 2008. The business is well-known for its boardshorts that are crafted from recycled ocean plastics, pushing the boundaries of sustainability.

Location: 732 Main St, Montauk, NY 11954

Hither Hills General Store

Hither Hills General Store is the perfect spot to pick up last-minute camping supplies for your trip to the state park. In addition to food essentials, the shop carries candy and inexpensive toys to keep the little ones entertained during your stay. 

Location: 164 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954

Share With Montauk

When you are in the area, stop by Share With Montauk to pick up some wonderful souvenirs. The store offers a wide variety of merchandise that will remind you of your unforgettable trip to Hither Hills State Park.

Location: 764 Montauk Hwy #4, Montauk, NY 11954


Uihlein's Marina

Get out and enjoy the incredible natural beauty of the vast ocean and local scenery with a boat or jet ski. Travel the local rivers by boat or drift the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. There are so many wonderful boating areas and new waters for you and your family to traverse near Hither Hills. One of the most popular spots to head out on the water is Uihlein's Marina, just 10 minutes from the state park.

Location: 444 West S Lake Dr, Montauk, NY 11954

Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course

Located about 10 minutes away from Hither Hills is the well-known Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course. The parkland features an 18-hole course, a pool, and tennis courts that guests can use. It's an ideal retreat for the golf lover in your family.

Location: 50 S Fairview Ave, Montauk, NY 11954

Walking Dunes

Explore the vast walking dunes for an alternate kind of hiking. The soft sandy area is a popular spot along the coast where visitors can walk the trails, picnic on the beach, and swim in the ocean. It's located less than a mile away from Hither Hills State Park. It takes about three minutes to drive there or 20 minutes to walk there from the park.

Location: 91 Napeague Harbor Rd, Montauk, NY 11954

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How to Get to
Hither Hills State Park

The park is 122 miles away from Manhattan, the largest city nearby. It's a two-and-a-half-hour trip that takes you on I-495 to Manorville, then onto NY-27, where you will continue until you reach Old Montauk Highway. Shortly after merging onto Old Montauk Highway, you will see the Hither Hills State Park entrance on the right.

Entering Hither Hills State Park

Most of the state parks in New York charge a vehicle fee to enter. At Hither Hills, fees are charged between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset every day of the week, providing plenty of time for you to visit.

Hither Hills State Park Annual pass : $80.0

Hither Hills State Park One-day pass (per vehicle) : $10.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hither Hills State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Hither Hills State Park?

Summer is the best time to visit the park because the weather is pleasant. The park's seasonal campground is open from mid-April to mid-November. Summer is also ideal because the long daylight hours allow you to enjoy everything the park has to offer.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Hither Hills State Park?

Yes, there are designated RV camping spots at Hither Hills State Park. Note that if your stay starts on Friday, Saturday or Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, you must book the campsite for seven days.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Hither Hills State Park?

When visiting Hither Hills State Park, you may see several animals, including raccoons, gray squirrels, cottontail rabbits, white-tailed deer and red foxes. This area is an important bird area, especially for bobwhite quail, great-horned owls and American woodcocks.

Are pets allowed at Hither Hills State Park?

Leashed pets are allowed in the area east of Napeague Harbor, north of Montauk Parkway and west of the overlook parking. They are not permitted on the beaches or in the picnic areas.

Is Hither Hills State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

The largest beach at Hither Hills State Park is accessible, and there are two wheelchairs available on a first-come basis. The general store and some of the campsites are ADA-compliant.