(Southold, Suffolk County)
Take the Long
Island Expressway east to Exit 73, Old Country Road. Drive east on
Old Country Road, through the traffic circle, and make a left onto
Turnpike. Drive north to the end and turn right on
Sound Avenue. Continue east. Sound Avenue will become Middle Road
and then Main Road. Drive for .5
miles and turn
right on Beach Road. Drive .3 miles and turn right on Bay Road.
This will take you to the jetty, but not to any parking. Go back to
drive south into Norman E. Klipp Marine Park, or
public beach to park. In
parking lot is posted as open by permit only. I was told that nonresidents
would be charged for beach access.
is located on the south side of the north fork. This
to be one of the longest on Long Island, as it seems to go on
forever. Visibility in the area is usually good, since the jetty is
protected from northwest winds.
Even winds from
the south don't seem to disturb the bottom too much.
the jetty at night have reported seeing squid, mantis shrimp,
sleeping black fish, clams, scallops, mussels and even a good supply
of the ever
From the public
beach, there is about a half-mile walk to the jetty, so I would
only recommend this site to those who
are used to this type of walk while
carrying or wearing full dive
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