118th U.S. Open Championship

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y., June 11-17, 2018

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Suffolk County Government

Steve Bellone, County Executive

Suffolk County Parks

Philip Berdolt, Commissioner
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The U.S. Open Championship

Suffolk County is excited to host the 118th U.S. Open Golf Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton. Scheduled for June 11-17, 2018 this is the fifth U.S. Open Championship to be conducted on the storied Shinnecock Hills Golf Club and the 10th U.S. Open staged right here on Long Island. We look forward to making this another resounding success. An array of daily and multi-day package ticket options are available, and tickets are expected to sell out soon! Visit https://www.usopen.com for more information.

Suffolk County is rich in both history and natural beauty. While you are here, explore one of the most popular east coast vacation destinations in the nation. Long Island’s South Fork has long been known as a summer playground for celebrities with pristine beaches, quaint tree-lined downtowns filled with unique shops and incredible restaurants featuring local farm-to-table and day catch fare. While you are here consider exploring the North Fork of the Island with its rocky shores, rustic farmland and farm stands, and world renowned wineries. To plan your trip visit https://www.discoverlongisland.com

Looking for a place to stay? Why not consider staying in one of the County's beautiful Campgrounds. Not a tent person? Rent a Luxury Trailer from one of our local Trailer Rental Companies. Click here for more Camping information.

And while you’re here why not take advantage of one of the County's fabulous Public Golf Courses? Whether it's playing at Historic Timber Point, designed in the 1920's during the Golden Age of Golf or Bergen Point and West Sayville with their spectacular views of the Great South Bay. Or ride to the intersection of the Hamptons and North Fork to the Indian Island Golf Course and take advantage of all the Suffolk County has to offer and build your perfect vacation around the 118th U.S. Open today. To schedule a tee-time at one of Suffolk County’s remarkable golf courses visit our Suffolk County Parks Golf Reservation System.

Campsites

Camping is often defined as temporarily living outdoors, but to the millions of people that love it, camping amounts to much more. It is a way to reconnect with nature, escape the grind, and spend quality time with family and friends . It is a pastime enjoyed by all types of people from the classic tent camper, to those not quite willing to give up all the comforts of home. In our Suffolk County campgrounds, campers enjoy destinations with world-class beauty - from scenic woodland vistas to Ocean front campsites. Combine that with a variety of recreational opportunities available at our campgrounds, and you're set for a rewarding experience.

Campsite Information

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Sears Bellows County Park

Nestled within the Long Island Pine Barrens, Sears Bellows offers a broad range of recreational opportunities to Suffolk County residents and tourists. Campsites for both tents and trailers are available. Rowboat rentals are offered on freshwater Bellows Pond.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 7.4 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Shinnecock East County Park

Flanking the eastern border of the Shinnecock Inlet where it meets the Atlantic Ocean, this rugged, undeveloped barrier beach park includes both ocean and bay beach recreation areas.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 7.5 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Indian Island County Park

This 275 acre Indian Island County Park is open to the public year-round for a variety of activities. Camping is immensely popular at Indian Island, with trailer and tent campsites open to organized groups, individuals and camping clubs.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 14.1 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Cedar Point County Park

This 607 acre Cedar Point, with commanding views of Gardiner's Bay, offers individual and organized group camping areas, picnic areas, boat rentals, nature trails, vehicular access to the outer beach (by permit), surfcasting for bass and bluefish. Settled in 1651, Cedar Point was once a busy port for shipping farm goods, fish, and timber from Sag Harbor. The historic Cedar Point Lighthouse stood on an island 200 yards from shore when it was built in 1860. Its beacon served to guide whaling ships in and out of Sag Harbor during its heyday as a major port.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 18.5 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Cupsogue Beach County Park

This 296 acre barrier beach park offers lifeguard-supervised swimming, sunbathing on white sand beaches and some of the finest saltwater bass fishing to be had on the Island.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 23 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Southaven County Park

The Carmans River flows through this scenic, pine-oak forested park. Southaven is a popular picnicking site, containing group areas capable of accommodating up to 1,000 people. Southaven's 1,356 acres also offer a bicycle hostel. Boating and freshwater fishing are permitted.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 26 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Cathedral Pines County Park

This 320 acre site is situated along the headwaters of the Carmans River. Facilities include campsites for individuals, youth group camping and club camping (10 or more units) and family camping, including 10 sites with water and electric hookups.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 29.4 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Smith Point County Park

Smith Point, on the Fire Island barrier beach, is a haven for sportsmen, surfers and beach lovers. A nationally recognized team of lifeguards makes Smith Point its home base.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 29.6 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Montauk County Park

Montauk County Park offers outer beach access and outer beach camping, seasonal hunting, salt and freshwater fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails and canoeing.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 34.5 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Blydenburgh County Park

Richly forested hills and valleys at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River, rowing and fishing on lovely Stump Pond, casual strolls through the Blydenburgh Farm and New Mill Historic District. These are but a few of the attractions of Blydenburgh County Park.

Distance from the campground
to the US Open is 44.7 miles
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Promo Code USOPEN18

Golf Courses

The Suffolk County Parks System contains four distinct and diverse golf courses that are open from mid-March through December, weather permitting. At each course you will find a pro shop staffed by a PGA Professional, a driving range, a practice green, a full service restaurant and catering facility, electric and hand carts, and sanitary facilities.

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Indian Island County Country Club Riverhead

Located at the intersection of Long Island’s twin forks, this course is minutes from the Hamptons and North Fork wineries. The 18-hole course with spectacular views of the Peconic River is a popular, challenging course, especially at the first hole--a VERY long par 4. The Clubhouse is open daily and has a pro shop, lessons, a putting green and driving range.

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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Timber Point Great River

Rich in history, this 27 hole course was opened in the 1920’s. The property is located where the Connetquot River meets the Great South Bay and treats golfers with magnificent views of Fire Island, Hecksher Park and Oakdale. The original mansion now serves as the clubhouse and overlooks the 231-acre property much the same way it did in the Golden Age of Golf.

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Promo Code USOPEN18
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West Sayville County Country Club West Sayville

This 18 hole, par-72 course set in a park-like setting, is a flat course separated from the Great South Bay by high grass and perfect for all skill levels. Enjoy sweeping views of the property and the century-old Meadow Edge estate. It has a putting green and driving range. Visit the full service Pro Shop and club house.

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Promo Code USOPEN18
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Bergen Point County Country Club West Babylon

A seaside layout of 18 hole championship golf. The links-style layout and design is fairly wide open with generous landing areas for tee. Water hazards, along with ocean breezes, offer a formidable defense for the golf course. Bergen Point offers a full sized driving range and over-sized practice putting green and group and private lessons.

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Promo Code USOPEN18

Camper Rental Companies

The Suffolk County Parks Department is in the process of establishing its preferred Camper Rental Provider list for the upcoming 2018 Camping season.

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Employment

Looking for Temporary Employment with the Parks Department? Contact the Personnel Department for an application and information at scparkspersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Looking for Summer Employment with the Parks Department? Do you LOVE our Suffolk County Parks & Beaches? Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for a variety of seasonal employment positions at beaches, parks, golf courses, and campgrounds for the upcoming season.

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Reservation System

Campsite and golf reservations can be made online with valid Green Key or with the Promo Code USOPEN18 which will prompt you to enter your reservation information.

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