Hempstead beaches include some of Long Island's favorite nature and history conservatories. Jones Beach State Park Beach has rolling waves that are safe enough for swimming, but they also have enough drive for boogie boarding and body surfing. This beach spans for miles, featuring almost 2,500 acres of flawless white sand. Visitors here enjoy combing the beach for seashells, hiking, swimming and fishing. It is one of the most popular beaches in the area, drawing an average of 7 million visitors every year. The beach has been equipped to accommodate individuals with mobility impairments, and guarantees any accommodation necessary for any beach-goer as long as adequate notice is given in advance. It is an ideal place for fishing, shopping, golfing, barbecuing, surfing, wind-surfing, and even has quick easy access to other amenities, like a museum, playgrounds, showers, a performing arts center, and an array of other recreational programs. Other Hempstead beaches are known for having awe-inspiring views and for administering special programs that encourage families as a whole and individuals with any kind of impairment or disability to get out there and enjoy the sun and sand! Whether your preference is a bustling beach or an intimate hideaway, Hempstead has a locale you will love.
This page provides information about beaches located in the Town of Hempstead. Some of these locations are Town-Run Beaches, while others are NYS Parks - please be sure to check each listing for details before visiting hitting the waves!