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Cupsogue Beach County Park. This 296-acre barrier-beach park on Moriches Inlet has lifeguards from late May to early September, a 1-mi stretch of white-sand beach, a snack bar, restrooms and showers, and a first-aid station. Outer-beach camping and saltwater fishing are permitted away from swimming areas. West end of Dune Rd., Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978. 631/852–8111 park; 631/288–7670 snack bar. www.co.suffolk.ny.us. $10 (May–Sept.). Daily 8:30–4:30.
Lashley Beach. A secret spot for locals and surfers, this is a pristine white-sand beach with parking, showers, restrooms, and lifeguards (on duty weekends 10–5 from mid-May to mid-June and daily 10–5 from mid-June through Labor Day). Dune Rd., Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978. 631/288–6306. Seasonal nonresident permit $225.
Rogers Beach. Parking is by village permit only at this white-sand beach. In addition to a lifeguard (on duty weekends 10–5 from mid-May to mid-June and daily 10–5 from mid-June through Labor Day), there's a pavilion with showers and restrooms. Beach La., Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978. 631/288–6306. Seasonal nonresident permit $225.
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