Long Island, NY

Nickerson Beach Park

Located on the south shore of Long Island, Nickerson Beach Park is 155 acres of sun-drenched recreation, making it Long Island’s Staycation Destination.

about Nickerson Beach Park

155 Acres of Sun-drenched Recreation

Nickerson Beach Park has been a part of the Nassau County, NY park system since 1967 and is now operated by the Dover Group. This beachfront park is located along the Atlantic Ocean on Long Island’s south shore and offers its beachgoers amenities such as campgrounds, ball fields, volleyball courts, a par 3 golf course, cabanas, swimming pools, the beach and so much more. Before you plan your visit our frequently asked questions page.

FAQ

Things to do

Par 3 Golf Course

The Dunes

The picturesque, seaside Pitch and Putt, created amongst the dunes of Nickerson Beach, includes nine holes.

Enhance Your Visit

Cabana & Cabinettes

Complete your Long Island Staycatation with a private Cabana at Nickerson Beach Park.

Gatherings

Picnics at the Beach

Let’s host your next gathering at Nickerson Beach Park.

Campgrounds

Camp With Us

As a Nassau County resident, you can enjoy the beautiful campgrounds at Nickerson Beach park with your own RV.

Amenities

Swimming

We have one main pool on each end of the park as well as one kiddie pool on each end.

Volleyball Courts

Visitors can enjoy a total of 6 beach volleyball courts.

The Fun Zone

The fun zone features playgrounds, a brand new basketball court on the west side, beach volleyball courts and so much more.

Skate Park

Enjoy the skate park at Nickerson Beach Park.

Picnic Areas

There are unreserved and reserved (fee) picnic areas that include barbecue equipment and a campground.

Cabanas & Cabinettes

Join the waitlist to enjoy a Cabana or Cabinette during your summer. 

Par 3 Golf Course

Enjoy the picturesque, seaside par 3 golf course. This nine hole course ranges in length from 47 to 105 yards.

Dog Run

This dog run features designated areas for both small and larger-sized dogs. This area is located across from the fun zone. Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

Food & Beverage

Concessions are available during the summer months only. It is located on the south edge of the fun zone.

Campground

Enjoy the campgrounds at Nickerson Beach Park. For more information, visit the Campgrounds page.

Nickerson Beach Park

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Hours at Nickerson Beach Park?

Nickerson Beach Facility is open to the public from April 9, 2023 – November 5, 2023. 

Park Hours of Operation: 7-days a week: 8:00am – DUSK

Facility gates are locked at 10:00pm each night. All guests must exit the park prior to 10:00 pm each night.

Toll Booth Hours: 7-days a week: 9:00am-5:30pm from Memorial Day to Labor Day

Can I purchase a Leisure Pass at Nickerson Beach Park?

Leisure Passes CANNOT be purchased at Nickerson Beach. For a list of locations to purchase a Nassau County Leisure Pass, visit this Nassau County website.

What are the parking fees at Nickerson Beach Park?

2023 Parking Fees – General Lot Only

Nassau County Resident Prices- Must Provide valid leisure pass upon entry.

  • $15.00 (daily parking fee)
  • $110.00 (season parking pass)
  • $50.00 for senior citizens (60 years or older), veterans & disabled

Non-Resident Price

  • $37.00 (daily parking fee)
  • $295.00 (season parking pass)
What are the pool bracelet fees at Nickerson Beach Park?

2023 Pool Bracelet Fees

Nassau County Resident Fees – Must Provide Valid Leisure Pass upon entry

  • $10.00 for adults 
  • $6.00 for children (2-17 years of age) senior citizens (60 years or older) Veterans & disabled. Must provide proof upon purchase
  • Non-Resident Prices
  • $16.00 for adults per day
  • $11.00 for children per day (2-17 years of age)
How much is the pitch and putt at Nickerson Beach Park?

The Nickerson Pitch and putt will be open from May 1st to October 31 between the hours of 10:00 am to 5:30 pm daily. (Last tee off at 5:15 pm)

Game – $12.00

Ball Rental $2.00

Golf Club Rental $2.00 ea

Parking is not included. You must pay the prevailing daily parking fees to enter.

Is there a fee for the Skate Park at Nickerson Beach Park?

Skate Park

You must pay the prevailing daily parking fee to enter between Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Helmet and protective gear are required.

The Skate park closes at dusk. The skate park is open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day weekend. 

How can I reserve The Willow?

Please call us to book your stay at The Willow, at the summer office at 516-571-7700 Winter Office at 516-933-4444. For more information, visit the Campgrounds page.

How can I get to the park with my RV?

Please visit the campgrounds page for directions on driving your RV to the Nickerson Beach Park campgrounds.

Inquire about a Cabana or Cabinette

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Permits

How can I obtain a permit for a picnic at Nickerson Beach Park?

Picnic permits will be issued to Nassau County residents only. Please visit our picnics page for more information about obtaining a picnic permit.

How can I obtain an Alcohol Permit for my Picnic?

Please contact us or visit our Nickerson Beach Administration office for more information about acquiring a license for alcohol.

Please visit our picnics page for more information about obtaining a picnic permit.

How can I acquire a night fishing permit?

Night Fishing permits can be used for the hours of 6 pm to 8 am, and are $27 per season. Please visit the administration building at Nickerson or call us to acquire your night fishing permit.

How can I obtain a permit for a field at Nickerson Beach Park
In order to request a permit for the field, please complete the form below and someone from our team will reach out to you.


Nickerson Beach, Long Island
Contact Us

How can we help you?

Have questions? Contact us.

516-571-7700

Call us at our summer office.

516-933-4444

Call us at our winter office.

Mon-Fri: 8 am - Dusk

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