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Captree State Park
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Captree State Park
Description - Captree State Park lies at the eastern tip of Jones Beach Island featuring a boat basin with open and charter boats available for fishing, scuba diving, sightseeing and excursions. The park is open year-round and located about 48 miles from Manhattan via Southern State Parkway to Robert Moses Causeway (Exit 40), south to Park.

Attractions - Captree State Park lies at the eastern tip of Jones Beach Island in the heart of the fishing grounds. Captree is a fisherman's haven and a picnicker's delight. The park features a boat basin with open and charter boats available for fishing, as well as scuba diving, sightseeing and excursion boats.

Recreation - Captree State Park offers a boat launch site, fishing, marina, picnic tables, a children's playground and recreation programs.

Climate - The Captree State Park area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 72 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt. Typically Long Island has more than 200 days of frost-free growing season.

Location - Captree State Park may be found near the end of Robert Moses Parkway and Ocean State Parkway nestled above Fire Island Inlet, Great South Bay.

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Filed By: Howard Chang (Fresh Meadows, NY)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
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Report: Crabs galore, Big Blue crabs! Some people catch several flounder and snappers.

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Contact Information:
Captree State Park, P.O. Box 247 , Babylon, NY, 11702, Phone: 631-669-0449

Additional Information:
Long Island Travel Region - Millions of annual visitors find Long Island to be a recreation haven, particularly along the southern coast. Extending 118 miles, this urban stretch of land offers everything from historical sights to mammal observations.
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.

New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website


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