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Captree State Park, Babylon

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Captree State Park is a 340-acre (1.4 km2) state park located in the towns of Babylon and Islip in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The park is located south of Captree Island on the easternmost end of Jones Beach Island, and overlooks the Fire Island Inlet and the westernmost section of Fire Island.
Captree State Park can be accessed via the Robert Moses Causeway and the Ocean Parkway. The park primarily provides boating and fishing access to the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island's Great South Bay, and numerous charter boats are available for fishing excursions.
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  • I walked around early in the morning. Nice scenery in the Great South Bay. I've always loved the party boats for fishing. Definitely a blast from the past.  more »
  • in captree state park there is a fishing pier , you can fish there or just walk the long pier and enjoy the view and the sea breeze thats coming from the ocean , there is long bench's there as...  more »
  • A very beautiful area. Accessible by boat only. This is access to the barrier islands off the East coast of Long Island, New York. We entered the park near Babylon, NY. At the park entrance there is free parking, a restaurant, free toilets, boat slips, bait shop and pier. Available are designated tour vessels, similar to a small passenger ferry which requires a reservation and where beach destinations can be accessed. There are several designated beaches along the barrier island stretching as far East as the Moriches. We visited the section known as Fire Island. There are summer cottage style houses for rent with access to the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The Fire Island Hotel is a quaint and bustling hotel. Flynn's Restaurant & Bar serves delicious seafood and burgers. Definitely something to check out on-line for visitor information. Be sure to look at Google Maps to see the details of the beach locations. Farther out by the William Floyd Parkway is a limited area entry for vehicles but does not give access beyond that park/beach area.
  • An awesome place for boating, walking, hangout and relax with friends and family, especially in Summer time. Ocean waves have great calming factor. If you have ambition to catch some fish or crabs. There are plenty for everyone. There is an on site restaurant serves fresh catches daily. There is a small shop provides most of the supplies you may need for fishing or crabbing. Fishing boats leaves a few times a day to take passengers to the open water. Free entry for cars if you go early in the morning or late in the evening.

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