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Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach

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Beautiful Beach

Wife and I went for running on the trail close to this beautiful beach, during the sunset... The... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Somanon B
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Relaxing summer afternoon

This is a nice way to spend the afternoon. There is a spray park for kids to play in. There's also... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Amy C
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“low tide”(8 reviews)
West Meadow features a large rocky beach suitable for distance swimming at high tide, and two or more sandbars at low tide. It's great for seeing hermit and horseshoe crabs, other sea life, and birds including piping plovers. Various environmental...more
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Wife and I went for running on the trail close to this beautiful beach, during the sunset... The beach is clean and the landscape is beautiful with lots of historical cottages close to the beach.. we watched the beautiful sunset. The sea is quite shallow...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a nice way to spend the afternoon. There is a spray park for kids to play in. There's also a playground. I love walking along at low tide and picking up seashells. You can see gulls, plovers, and other shorebirds. There are also...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Locals return again and again to walk, skate and cycle Trustees Road, but the views toward Long Island Sound to the west are lovely with great sunsets, a swimming beach, playground, and a healthy salt marsh and cree to the east. Walk to the end...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

West Meadow beach situated on Long Island’s North Shore has the geographic distinction of facing west which provides for wonderful sunset viewing especially during the spring and fall. Many favor Long Island’s south shore sandy beaches with their stunning ocean vistas in favor of the...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Scenic, relatively straight and level. A great option to run and ride. Pets are prohibited, but look out for pedestrians!

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Beach: Look at the tide table before coming: Come at low tide with small children and for walking on the beach in soft sand and shallow waters; come when the water if higher if you want to swim. In the summer you need a pass...More

Thank lm-gym
Reviewed 12 October 2017

West Meadow beach is a wonderful beach during the summer. Families can bring their children to swim and play in the shallow waters with no worries. The park facilities, including the playground equipment and sandboxes, are clean and well-maintained. The best way to experience this...More

1  Thank HappyTrails117
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Scenic spot for a swim or walk, but bring beach shoes, as our North Shore beaches are very rocky. If you check in advance and come near low tide, you can walk out on the smooth sandbars that extend well into the water for a...More

Thank Gretchen O
Reviewed 8 September 2016

beautiful place for the family with kids, teens and adults. Swim, play in a sand, in the time of low tides walk on a dunes far from a shore, watch sunsets.

Thank Lenka A
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Everyone pays to park, Town of Brookhaven residents pay discount $5 entry/parking fee ("No Exceptions"), others at least $15 per car. Beach limited to 1250 people. Beach is typical gravelly construction type sand but has a nice flat water area so you can wade out...More

Thank ITCountM
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25 June 2016|
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Response from persnikitty |
$20 a day 10:30- 5:30 if you are not a Brookhaven resident