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Bethpage State Park

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Address
99 Quaker Meeting House Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Latitude 40.738014
Longitude -73.468948

Bethpage State Park is best known for its five world-class golf courses, including the world-renowned Black Course which was the site of the U.S. Open Championship in 2002 and 2009, the Barclays in 2012 and 2016, the PGA Championship in 2019 and will host the 2024 Ryder Cup. Visitors also flock to the park to use the park's picnic facilities, playing fields, tennis courts, bridle paths, hiking and biking trails and cross-county skiing trails.

Bethpage State Park houses a restaurant and catering facilities, a Golf Pro Shop and driving range.

For information about Bethpage State Park Golf Course, please call (516) 249-0700.

Find out more about park permits.

Pavilion Information
Bethpage State has two pavilions. Prices range from $200 to $250 and can accommodate up to 250 people. Check availability at ReserveAmerica.com. Find out more about picnic pavilion reservations and view the options available: Eagle Pavilion, Bluebird Pavilion.

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Hours of Operation

  • Golf Courses
    Hours of operation are listed here. With any questions, please contact (516) 249-0700.
  • Picnic Area
    Available year round. Vehicle entry fee applies.
  • Old Bethpage Equestrian Center
    Horse Rentals, (boarding), year round, light hours - conditions permitting.
    Stable located adjacent to park property on Winding Road - 516-531-8007.
  • Tennis
    Outdoor Court - Weather permitting.
    7 days per week. April through October. 7 am - 7 pm.

    Indoor & Outdoor - Weather permitting.
    7 am - 11 am and 2-3 pm Wkdays/7 am - 10 am Sat. - Sun. & Holidays.
    Singles may take only 1 hour. Doubles may take 1 1/2 hours when players are waiting.

    Indoor - Hard & Clay - Available year round.

    Tennis Winter Hours:
    M-Th. 7 am - 10:30 pm.
    F. 7 am - 8:30 pm.
    Sat.-Sun. 7 am - 7 pm.

    Tennis Summer Hours:
    Mon. - Fri. 7 am - 7 pm.
    Sat. - Sun. 7 am - 3 pm.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Horse Rentals
  • $40 per hour
  • Permits
  • Metal Detecting:
    By Permit Only $40

    Model Airplane:
    By Permit Only $40
  • Tennis Information
  • Tennis (Indoor & Outdoor)
    Community Access

    Hard Court
    Mon-Fri $21 Sat, Sun, Holiday $23
    Clay Court
    Mon-Fri $17/hr Sat, Sun, Holiday $19/hr
    Senior Discount 50% - No senior discount on Sat. - Sun. & holidays

    Tennis (Indoor-Hard & Clay)
    Unreserved Time
    Summer Court $30/hr Winter Court $35/hr
    Reserved Time
    Winter/Summer $45/hr

    Tennis Outdoor
    Mon-Fri after 11 am $12/hr
    Sat, Sun, Holiday After 10 am $14/hr
    Reserved $20/hr
  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars $8
    Non Profit Buses $35 (By permit only)
    Commercial Buses $75

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Biking (Accessible)
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Food (Accessible)
  • Golf (Accessible)
  • Grills (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Pavilions and Shelter Rentals (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds (Accessible)
  • Playing Fields
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Sledding * Steerable sleds only. Inflatables not permitted. Please call the park office before your arrival (516-249-0701)
  • Snowshoeing/X-Country Skiing
  • Tennis