East Hampton Cooperative Area
This area is comprised of State, County and Town lands, (including Napeague, Hither Hills, and Montauk Point State Parks, Hither Woods,and the Koppelman Preserve) under cooperative agreement as part of the State's FWMA program.
DEC manages the area with respect to hunting. Hunting access is by free seasonal permit only. Consult East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area - Dates and Procedures or see hunting on Long Island for more information on hunting opportunities and obtaining hunting permits. Many other activities are available, managed by State Parks. See the link at right or contact NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at (516) 669-1000 for more information.
Common sense and respect for property are essential to ensure its continued availability. Recreationists must observe regulations for use of NYSDEC managed lands in Suffolk County.
The Cooperative Area consists of several separate pieces, each of which are off of Rt. 27 (Montauk Highway) in East Hampton Town; Napeague, Hither Hills, Koppelman and Hither Woods are just east of Amagansett; Montauk Point State Park is further east, past the hamlet of Montauk.
More about East Hampton Cooperative Area:
- East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area - To provide the people of New York with the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of the wildlife of New York State, now and in the future.
- Montauk State Park - To provide the people of New York with the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of the wildlife of New York State, now and in the future.