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Watch Hill, Fire Island


Watch Hill, located on Fire Island across the Great South Bay from Patchogue, NY, is the starting point for a variety of outdoor experiences, ranging from ocean swimming to backcountry hiking to bird watching. Watch Hill contains a campground, a marina, visitor center, nature trail, and seasonally life-guarded beaches. Campground facilities include running water, grills, picnic tables, showers and bathrooms. There are twenty-six sand sites and one provides universal access. The marina has one hundred forty boat slips with water and electric.

Watch Hill is appropriate for all Scouts (and an occasional deer). Troop 71 will next camp at Watch Hill the weekend of September 6, 2014.