The Montauk Point Lighthouse was the first lighthouse in New York State. President George Washington commissioned the…More lighthouse in 1792 and construction was completed four years later. Whaling ships, steamers and submarines as well as fishing and sailing vessels have all passed the tower on Turtle Hill. The museum is located in the 1860 keeper's house and displays historical documents and photographs.
The Montauk Historical Society owns the Montauk Point Lighthouse, which is a national historic site, and continues to preserve it through contributions. The gift shop offers goods and keepsake items and also has items available for sale on their website. For more information and specific hours the lighthouse is open, visit them online.
Montauk Lighthouse Laundromat 45 S Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY11954 Montauk Lighthouse Laundromat has been in business for over 25 years. Dry cleaning, drop-off and iron rental is…More available. There are 18 self service washing machines.
Montauk Fire Department 12 Flamingo Ave, Montauk, NY11954 The Montauk Fire District was created in 1939. It is the most eastern fire district on Long Island, and the fire…More department and its ambulance company covers the area from the Montauk Lighthouse to the Napeague Stretch. Strictly volunteer, the department answers more than 1,000 calls each year.
Camp Hero State Park Montauk Point State Parkway, Montauk, NY11954 A former military base, Camp Hero is located along the beachfront and is a prime location for fishing, but the majority…More of it is actually woods surrounding a historic military installation. The east entrance is located just before the Montauk Point Lighthouse off of Montauk Point State Parkway. Aside from breathtaking ocean views and bluffs with a sharp drop-off, there is a trail system for horseback riding, hiking or bicycling. Fishermen with permits can surf cast at the park 24 hours a day. Dogs are allowed in the park as long as they are on a leash no more than six feet long.