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The Town has three ocean beaches: Overlook (open only to Town residents with recreation permits), Cedar and Gilgo, and two bay beaches: Venetian Shores and Tanner Park. The two bay beaches have spray parks and boat launching ramps. The Cedar Beach golf course is also located at Cedar Beach and Overlook Beach. The Gilgo Beach Marina is located at Gilgo. Cedar Beach also boasts the Cedar Beach Marina which is accessible by boat and connected to Cedar Beach via a walkway. Camping (41 campsites) is accommodated at the marina for Town residents with full camping facilities available. Camping requires a camping permit which can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office located at 151 Phelps Lane in North Babylon. For more information call 631-893-2100.
For information on beach permits, please www.townofbabylon.com/parks and click Beach Permits.
Resident Beach Permit: $45
Veteran/Active Military: $20
Town of Babylon Volunteer Firefighter: $20
A beach permit allows you access to Cedar Beach, Cedar Marina, Gilgo Beach, and Overlook Beach, which are all located off Ocean Parkway. The beach permit also allows you to enjoy the Town of Babylon’s two bay beaches, Tanner Park in Copiague and Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst.
Please note that a Town beach permit does NOT qualify you for free entrance into New York State facilities including Robert Moses, Jones Beach, and Heckscher State Park.
Beach Permits can be purchased online or in person. For information on beach permits, please visit www.townofbabylon.com/parks and click Beach Permits.
Non-Residents can pay the daily entrance fee at Gilgo Beach and Cedar Beach during the summer season.