Directions to
the Ponquogue Bridge

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Directions Parking Permit


Online Tide Predictor for Ponquogue Bridge.

BridgeTake the LIE to exit 70. Take exit 70 South to route 27 East. Take 27 East to exit 65 South, which is route 24. Go South on Rt. 24 (about one block) until Route 24 ends at Rt. 27A - at the Hampton Diner.

Make a left on 27A (going East) until you come to Ponquogue Ave (about five blocks). Make a right hand turn onto Ponquogue Ave (you are now heading South) and proceed south until it ends at Shinnecock Road. Make a left onto Shinnecock Road (you are now heading East) and proceed until you reach Foster Ave. Make a right onto Foster Ave. and proceed South towards the Water until you reach the Coast Guard Station at Shinnecock. (The Coast Guard is located on the North side of the bridge.)

We will be meeting in the small parking area located on the South side of the old Bridge (cross over the new bridge and make a U-turn to get to the parking area). Please park so that we can get the maximum number of cars in the area.

Driving time from the Levittown area to the Ponquogue bridge is approximately 1 hours; we strongly recommend that you give yourself extra time to ensure that you will not be late for the dive. Slack tide is the only time that the dive can be executed.

Parking Permits
Updated 4/23/07

It is necessary for divers to obtain a Ponquogue Marine Park vehicle parking permit for this dive site.

Permits must be purchased ahead of time and can be done so in the following ways:

Mail this package to:
Town of Southampton
Parks and Recreation Department
6 Newtown Road
Hampton Bays, NY 11946

If you have any other questions, check the Southampton Town Hall Parks and Recreation Department website, or call them at 631-283-6011 during the hours of 8:30am through 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.