Hither Woods Preserve

Description of Park

The preserve is easily approached from Fort Pond Bay Park This site features over 500-acres of preserved woodland and is filled with hiking trails. Trail maps are available at the Town Clerk’s Office

Paumanok Campsite

Located at Rod's Valley Park Preserve and may be accessed from the eastern side of Hither Woods, not far off the trail. The site is only 14 miles from the Paumanok Path trail’s end at Montauk Lighthouse. Up to 6 people may stay at one time, for a maximum stay of 1 night. Camping Permits are available to anyone over 18. For further information about the campsite, please visit the Paumanok Campsite webpage.

Park Hours

  • Park open year-round – sunrise to sunset (unless otherwise permitted)   
  • ADA accessible porta potties – year round 

Address: Navy Road/Street, Montauk NY 11954 Google Maps 

Park Rules

  • Park open sunrise to sunset (unless otherwise permitted)
  • Swimming prohibited (no lifeguard on duty)
  • Parking requires a town parking permit
  • No unauthorized commercial activity
  • Town of East Hampton Beach drive-on pass required for vehicular beach access
  • No motorized vehicles on trails
  • Carry In/Carry Out 
  • Dogs should be controlled at all times and pick up after your dog 
  • Park/Beach usage is “At Your Own Risk”