Providing 34 acres of sandy beach and recreational activities, North Hempstead Beach Park (formally known as Bar Beach & Hempstead Harbor Parks) includes a promenade for residents who want to walk along the waterfront. A fishing pier, boat ramp, bathhouse and concession area are also available. The park provides basketball and shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, picnic areas with barbecues and shelter pavilions, and a playground.
The 60-acre park sits on a half-mile beachfront property (fee required). It also features court games like basketball, handball and paddleball. Many also enjoy the mile-jogging course, playground and picnic areas. Permits are required for use of the fields and picnic area. Parking fees apply year-round.
Port Washington, NY -- For those ready to “take the plunge” into the freezing waters of Hempstead Harbor, the Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge is nearly here. At 10am, attendees from across New York State will gather at North…Read More »