Robert Moses State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Robert Moses State Park has a long history of pleasing beachgoers in Suffolk County, New York. The oldest state park in all of Long Island, it was originally opened under the name Fire Island State Park in 1908. Fire Island is a central barrier of Long Island that lies off the southern coast, and the state park is on the western end of it. It encompasses a total land area of 875 acres and includes five miles of beaches that run along the Atlantic Ocean. This public recreation area receives many visitors for its long beaches, local amenities, and beautiful scenery. Located just off the shore from Babylon, Robert Moses State Park is within 15 miles of West Islip, North Lindenhurst, and Deer Park.

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Spring 33-68 F
Summer 62-83 F
Fall 39-75 F
Winter 26-44 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Robert Moses State Park

The useful features of an RV can enhance the overall quality of your trip to Robert Moses State Park. The additional space and mobility you get from these vehicles cannot be matched. Fortunately, RVshare happens to be a fantastic resource you can use to shop for rentals near the state park. 

Battle Row Campground

Battle Row Campground is a great RV park that's 20 miles north of Robert Moses State Park. It also takes up an impressive land area of 44 acres. The comfort station, which is equipped with clean restrooms and hot showers, gives visitors the resources they need to feel at home during their stay. Club group camping and a rally field are among other amenities you can take advantage of at the campground. Battle Row Campground also happens to be located under the dense woods of the park, making it an ideal place to relax with your loved ones.

Nickerson Beach Campground

Nickerson Beach Campground is located on another barrier island about 20 miles west of Robert Moses State Park. Here, you can enjoy swimming, beaches, and other outdoor activities. The campground is also equipped with 74 sites that come with water and electricity. It borders the Atlantic Ocean and has an impressive total land area of 121 acres. The views you can catch along the beach at sunset are second to none.

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What to Do at
Robert Moses State Park

Inside Robert Moses State Park

One of the most popular features of Robert Moses State Park is its five-mile beach along the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors commonly use this area for activities such as surfing, fishing, swimming, and more. On the western side of the park, you can find an 18-hole pitch-and-putt golf course. The course stands among the native vegetation and trees, giving a hidden feel that golfers appreciate. Options that can accommodate the whole family include the picnicking areas, playground, concession stands, and volleyball courts. 

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How to Get to
Robert Moses State Park

Two of the largest cities close to Robert Moses State Park are Philadelphia and Boston. For those who are traveling from Philadelphia, start the route by getting onto I-676/US-30 E from S Penn Square and N Broad St. Next, you will want to complete the route by taking I-95 N, I-278 E, Belt Pkwy, and Southern State Pkwy to Robert Moses Causeway in Islip. 

If you are coming from Boston, step one is to merge onto I-93 S from Sudbury St. The second and final step is to follow I-90 W, I-84, I-91 S, I-95 S, and Southern State Pkwy to Robert Moses Causeway in Islip.

Entering Robert Moses State Park

Robert Moses State Park is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 

Robert Moses State Park Per vehicle: (1-4 adults) : $10.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Robert Moses State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Robert Moses State Park?

Summer is a terrific time to visit Robert Moses State Park. Consider going in the evening when the parking fees are waived, and spend the evening playing on the five-mile-long beach.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Robert Moses State Park?

Yes, there are 225 campsites at Robert Moses State Park. Many sites are only 30 feet long, and most require you to back in when parking. Campsites are limited to six people.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Robert Moses State Park?

This state park is a fantastic place to see egrets, piping plovers and snowy owls. Occasionally, you can spot harbor seals. In September and October, head to this park to see thousands of Monarch butterflies.

Are pets allowed at Robert Moses State Park?

Pets are allowed in the campground at Robert Moses State Park if you keep them on a leash. Pets are not allowed anywhere else in the park.

Is Robert Moses State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Beach wheelchairs are available free of charge at the first aid stations. Beach mats are also available in the summer at some lifeguard stations.