Woodside Beaches

There are plenty of excellent reasons to visit a beach near you. Whether you plan to go swimming, grilling on the beach, playing volleyball, flying a kite, going on walks, or simply soaking up the sun, beaches are a host to many different fantastic activities.

Finding a great swimming beach in Woodside with plenty of area for activities on the beach is easy. The following is a list to help you locate a beach close to Woodside. Get started, by entering a zip code using the displayed search box below.

Beaches Near Woodside

Always check the Woodside weather forecast for today before heading off for to the beach. Checking the weather ensures that you bring the proper layers for the beach and can also known when you need to head home.

Most beaches in Woodside, NY are accessible for the public but many are closed to the public. Be sure to look at the beach’s website to see if you can go to the beach without breaking any rules. Don’t be surprised if a beach you plan to visit is closed because of their daily hours, day of the week, or closing during the winter.

Woodside, NY Beach Guidelines

When you go to beaches in Woodside, there are always rules that you should follow. Just about every beach will ask you to follow these laws:

  • Stay within the specified swimming area.
  • Drinking at the beach is not allowed.
  • Remember, if you take something with you, you’re expected to not leave anything behind.
  • You should always understand you are entering the water at your own risk, even if there is a lifeguard on duty.
  • Just about all Woodside beaches have a curfew except for specific dates.
  • Check online for guidance on fires on the beach as they may be not permitted or you have to adhere to strict guidelines.

Woodside Beach Travel Tips

  1. Get away from the sun. If you suspect that locating a shady area may be tough, or if you suspect that there likely won’t be many shady areas around, pack your own shade! Use a beach umbrella, pop up beach tent, or similar equipment that provides shade. Be sure that you bring something that has enough ventilation.
  2. Bring plenty of layers. Everyone knows that the weather in Woodside changes without warning. It is particularly important if you are wanting to go in the water, so pack plenty of dry clothes like sweatshirts, blankets, windbreakers, and a hat.
  3. Get there early. It can be tough to find a parking spot at some beaches in Woodside. Arriving early will help you find a good place to park as well as a great spot on the beach.
  4. Check the bathroom situation. Restroom details are likely the least of your concerns when you plan your beach visit. But no one wants to be caught in a spot where you have to go to the bathroom fast but you can’t find one nearby. If you cannot find bathroom information on the website of the beach, you can plan on the fact that a public restroom or facility isn’t available. Try to go to the restroom before heading to the beach.
  5. Will there be a lifeguard? Most sizeable beaches in Woodside will have a lifeguard supervising, however do not assume that a lifeguard being there. On your walk to the beach, check to see if there are lifeguard on duty signs. Sometimes they list lifeguard hours.
  6. Avoid Littering. Do not contribute to the problem of litter on beaches. Whenever you bring something to the beach, you should pick up after yourself. Be sure that you throw away your trash in an appropriate waste or recycling bin.
  7. Only swim in the specified swim area. If there is a ropped off swimming area it is probably not safe to venture outside of that space. The area may have sharp objects under the surface, be assigned to watercraft, or is not supervised by lifeguards.
  8. Watch out for insects. If you wish to go to the beach early in the day or late in the day, you’ll find mosquitos, biting flies, fleas and other nuisance bugs could cause a problem.