Long Island State Park SELF Launch Sites:

*These are not Rental Spots*

Great South Bay

  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Captree State Park
  • Hecksher State Park

North Shore

  • Sunken Meadow State Park 


  • Hempstead Lake Park
  • Belmont Lake State Park

East End

  • Hither Hills State Park (South Park)
  • Orient Beach State Park (North Fork)

For more details on each launch site visit this LINK.

Rental and Excursion Sites:


Long Island Canoe and Kayak Rentals- 460 East Main Street, Riverhead

Stony Brook Harbor Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals- 51 Shore Rd, Stony Brook, NY

Nissequogue River Canoe & Kayaking Rentals Inc.- Paul Givens Park, Smithtown, NY 

Peconic River Canoe Launch- Riverhead, NY (phone number) 631-852-3232

Meschutt Beach County Park- Hampton Bays, NY (phone number) 631-852-8209


Shore Thing Rentals- Enter at Safe Harbor Marina, 128 Shore Rd, Glen Cove

Empire Kayaks- 4 Empire Blvd, Island Park, NY

Freeport Kayak Rentals- 957 South Long Beach Avenue, Freeport 

Kostal Paddle- 158 Manorhaven Blvd, Port Washington