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Gin Beach / East Lake Drive Beach

Off Route 27 end of East Lake Drive Montauk , NY 631-324-2417

East Lake Drive Beach in Montauk. (Aug. 29,

East Lake Drive Beach in Montauk. (Aug. 29, 2012) Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

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Type:

City and Town beach

Price:

Indian Wells Beach is restricted to East Hampton Town residents. Other beaches, including 2 open to day visitors, are accessible to all with seasonal parking permits (residents free). Obtain permits weekdays at town clerk's office in East Hampton or at the Montauk Playhouse. Day visitors can go to Atlantic Beach, Mon.-Fri. $25 (no weekends or holidays), or Kirk Park daily; free parking. Permit details, 631-324-4142; beach information, 631-324-2417 or ehamptonny.gov.

Description:

This beach on Block Island Sound at the end of East Lake Drive requires a parking permit or $10 daily parking fee from June-September, when lifeguards are on duty (swimming is prohibited without a lifeguard present). There are restrooms, and due to its proximity to the inlet, a fair amount of boating traffic nearby.

Beachfront:

300 feet on Block Island Sound

Lifeguards:

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