Southold beaches are found in Southold, Orient and Greenport. The Southold Town Beach park is a place that provides amazing views of the Long Island Sound, and a fun assortment of activities like snorkeling, picnicking, kayaking and fishing. Swimming is also allowed and the beach has lifeguards in peak summer months. One final popularly appreciated feature of this beach is Whale Rock, a large rock formation in the shape of the whale that gives the area a distinct character. Orient Beach features an astounding assortment of wildlife and the unique attribute of a beachside forest. The patrons of this beach come to swim, fish, canoe, windsurf, paddle-board, sail, hike and ride bicycles, though it is wholly suitable for simply sitting and relaxing under the sun. Orient Beach also hosts fun seasonal activities for families each year, like a spring egg hung and a winter holiday tree lighting. The Norman Klipp Park Beach is a beautiful expanse of coastline that faces the Atlantic Ocean. It is sometimes called the Gull Pond Beach, and has a harbor that is conducive to scuba-diving. It also features a boardwalk with a lot of fun concessions and activities available along your stroll down the beach.
This page provides information about beaches located in the Town of Southold. 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!