Description - Four miles of pristine beach and maritime forest describes Orient Beach State Park. The natural habitat includes rare forest growth of blackjack oak. A variety of day use recreation opportunities are offered including swimming, ball playing, multi-use trails and picnicking. Bike rentals, environmental tours and catered parties are also enjoyed.
- Orient Beach State Park has 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner's Bay and a rare maritime forest with red cedar, blackjack oak trees and prickly pear cactus. A beautiful wood deck lets you overlook Gardiner's Bay. Visitors can swim in the bay, fish, picnic, play ball, go hiking or biking, or walk a nature trail. Pavilions available for private parties with catering available by concessionaire.
Recreation - Amenities at Orient Beach State Park include viewing scenery, beach swimming, surf fishing, bike trails, hiking trails, a nature trail, a children's playground, picnic pavilions and tables, play fields, environmental programs, bike rentals, concession and showers.
Climate - The Orient Beach 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.
Orient Beach State Park is located in Orient on Long Island's northeastern shore. The beach may be accessed by traveling SR 25 to North Country Road.