Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Cold Spring Harbor is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. It is on a body of water also called Cold Spring Harbor, which is bordered to the west by the villages of Laurel Hollow and Cove Neck, both in the town of Oyster Bay, NY, and to the east by the village of Lloyd Harbor, in the town of Huntington, NY.
Visible from the harbor is the notable Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a private, non-profit institution with research programs focusing on cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology.
Cold Spring Harbor State Park is a 40 acre wooded area which features hiking trails, birdwatching, picnic areas, and a scenic view of the harbor.
Laurel Hollow Beach is located on the west coast of Cold Spring Harbor’s inner harbor. West Neck Beach is on the shore of Lloyd Harbor, NY and features boat launching for “car-top” boats (no motorboats).
Other Helpful Resources:
- Cold Spring Harbor State Park
- Long Island Boat Ramp Guide – (check guides for both Huntington and Oyster Bay)
- Marinas near Cold Spring Harbor, NY