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Parks on Long Island, NY

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:20 PM EST with 200 listings
Huntington area residents have access to a wide array of parks. There are National Parks, State Parks, County Parks, Town Parks, and even Village Parks. Many of these parks offer a variety of activities, including swimming, boating, hiking, camping, playgrounds, biking, horseback riding, fishing, tennis courts, playing fields, golfing, and hunting. There are science and nature centers in some of the parks, such as Caleb Smith State Park, which schools frequent for field trips. From the North Shore on the Long Island Sound, to the South Shore on the Atlantic Ocean, explore the nature trails, family-friendly and educational activities, and stunning natural beauty that Long Island parks have to offer!
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Long Island, NY Parks (7 listings total)

Coindre Hall Park (West Neck Farm County Park)

Circa 1912. Coindre Hall Park, is a 33 acre park and 80,000 square foot mansion overlooking Huntington Harbor. This mansion represents the height of the Gold Coast era with its Medieval turrets and sweeping views of the harbor. Click here for park information
101 Browns Rd., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-424-8230

Crab Meadow Park

On Long Island Sound. Residents' parking fees: seasonal: $15, daily: $10. Non-residents' daily parking fee: $15. The seasonal permits can be purchased at the entrance of any Town of Huntington beach & free permits for residents over the age of 60 can be picked up at Centerport Beach. Open 5/27-9/4. Location
300 Waterside Rd., Northport NY 11768

Elwood Park

Elwood Park offers five sporting grounds and accommodates Touch Football, Cricket, Soccer and Sub-Football (summer soccer).
Little Plains Rd., Greenlawn NY 11740

Heckscher Park

A park surrounding a pond on the main street of Huntington, it has a tulip festival, a gazebo, and is always filled with some sort of art, as well as the museum on the grounds which hosts various exhibits.
Prime Ave., Huntington Village NY 11743 & Route 25A,

Little Plains Park

Location
Park Ave., Greenlawn NY 11740

Oakwood Park

Location
300 Oakwood Rd., Huntington NY 11743

West Hills County Park

Sweet Hollow Rd., Huntington NY 11743 Park Office 631-854-4423
Stables: 631-351-9168; Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Al Walker Memorial Park

Park in South Huntington.
West 11th St., Huntington NY 11743

Barcelona Neck

Features 532 acres, upland oak and hickory forest, swamp and marsh; 4 miles marked hiking trails; see songbirds, shorebirds and waterfowl. Hunters may be in preserve October-March 31.
Route 114, East Hampton NY W of East Hampton Co-op, Tel 631-444-0273

Bay Park

96 acres; nine-hole golf course, fishing dock (year-round), picnic area, new playground, tennis courts, boat ramp, baseball, softball, cricket fields, scuba diving; outdoor roller rink, dog run, winter cross country skiing.
87 1st Ave., East Rockaway NY 11518 Tel 516-571-7244
Tel: 516-571-7251

Bethpage Community Park

18-acres park operated by Oyster Bay township featuring athletic fields, tennis courts, playground, ice skating and sledding in the winter time
1 Stewart Ave., Bethpage NY 11714 & Cherry Ave., Tel 516-733-8404

Billy Joel Park

Tranquil vest pocket park at the tip of Cold Spring Harbor
Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724

Blydenburgh-Weld House

Free guided tours of the grounds are held every Saturday at 1pm, including the house, gristmill, carriage house, and miller's house.
102 New Mill Rd., Smithtown NY Blydenburgh County Park, Tel 631-360-0753
Tel: 631-854-4949

Caledonia Park

Dix Hills park.
800 Caledonia Rd., Dix Hills NY 11746

Camp Hero State Park

415 acres include wooded areas, atlantic beach-front and an historic military installation; maritime forests, fresh-water fishing, ocean vistas and dramatic bluffs; hiking, biking and horseback riding trails and more.
50 South Fairview Ave., Montauk NY 11954 Route 27 east to the end, Tel 631-668-5000

Caravan Park

Location
Caravan Dr., East Northport NY 11731

Cedar Point County Park

608 acres; campsites (groups must reserve), nature trail, saltwater fishing (permit), waterfowl hunting (fee, license), rowboat rentals, picnic area, bike hostel, disabled-accessible. Click here for Park Information
Stephen Hands Path, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-852-7620
Tel: 631-854-4949

Cedar Rd. Park

Location
160 Cedar, Northport NY 11768 Pitts Rd.,

Centennial Park

Two acres; playground, two basketball courts, tennis court, table games, paddleball, handball, volleyball, shuffleboard, water sprinkler.
1 Centennial Ave., Roosevelt NY 11575 Information 516-571-8695

Centerport Beach Park

Open bay with pleasure traffic in the summer, open to Town of Huntington residents with permits, visitors may pay a daily usage fee.
220 Little Neck Rd., Centerport NY 11721

Clay Pitts Park/William J. Byrne

East Northport park.
240 Clay Pitts Rd., East Northport NY 11731

Coindre Hall Park (West Neck Farm County Park)

Circa 1912. Coindre Hall Park, is a 33 acre park and 80,000 square foot mansion overlooking Huntington Harbor. This mansion represents the height of the Gold Coast era with its Medieval turrets and sweeping views of the harbor. Click here for park information
101 Browns Rd., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-424-8230

Commack Park

Location
820 Larkfield Rd., Commack NY 11725

Cow Harbor Park

Offers 10K and 4K runs at points in the year.
1 Main St., Northport NY 11768

Crab Meadow Park

On Long Island Sound. Residents' parking fees: seasonal: $15, daily: $10. Non-residents' daily parking fee: $15. The seasonal permits can be purchased at the entrance of any Town of Huntington beach & free permits for residents over the age of 60 can be picked up at Centerport Beach. Open 5/27-9/4. Location
300 Waterside Rd., Northport NY 11768

Cranberry Bog County Preserve

Features 460 acres in pine barrens, with wetlands and woodlands, 3/4-mile interpretive trail around Sweezy Pond. Group activities by permit.
Riverhead NY 11901 Riverhead Moriches Road, Tel 631-854-4949

Cupsogue Beach County Park

Protected beach (daily May 29-Sept. 6), beach wheelchair, pavilion, playground, rest rooms, snack bar; limited self-contained camping on bay side, off-road vehicle special permit needed. Click Here For Park Information Across from Smith Point County Park
Dune Road, Westhampton NY 11978 Tel 631-244-7275
Tel: 631-852-8111

David Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve

2,700 acres, bird conservation area; 71/2 miles of marked hiking trails; hunters may be in preserve October-March 31.
Riverhead NY 11901 Route 104, Tel 631-444-0273
Fax: 631-444-0349; Website: dec.state.ny.us

Dix Hills Park

Features an outdoor swimming pool, an enclosed ice rink, and a 9 hole golf course. Location
120 DeForest Rd., Dix Hills NY 11746 Tel 631-462-5883
Fax: 631-462-6392; Website: town.huntington.ny.us

East Hampton Town Dept. - Recreation & Parks

159 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-324-2417
Tel: 631-324-6124; Fax: 631-324-1186
Website: town.east-hampton.ny.us

Eastern Long Island Kampgrounds

Sites are available for tents, trailers and motor homes. Our facilities include a swimming pool, store, laundry, playground, Game Room, Exercise Room, and planned supervised activities.
690 Queens St., Greenport NY 11944 P.O. Box 89, Tel 631-477-0022
Fax: 631-477-1738; E-mail: mydon1@aol.com
Website: easternlikampground.com

Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park

Children's play area, basketball court, 2 handball courts, 3 lighted tennis courts, 2 horseshoe courts, 2 shuffleboard courts, 8 concrete checkerboards, and newly installed synthetic multi-use fields for soccer, football and lacrosse.
Heisser Lane, Farmingdale NY 11735 Motor Avenue, Tel 516751842

Elwood Park

Elwood Park offers five sporting grounds and accommodates Touch Football, Cricket, Soccer and Sub-Football (summer soccer).
Little Plains Rd., Greenlawn NY 11740

Goldsmith's Inlet County Park

60 acres; 1/2-mile hiking trail leads to Long Island Sound. Bird-watching.
Peconic NY off Mill Road, Tel 631-854-4949

Grangebel Park - Riverhead Township

3 acres, picnic area - situated on the Peconic River front.
Peconic Ave., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

Grant Park

35 acres; four tennis courts (fee), two handball courts, spray pool, shuffleboard, outdoor ice rink, roller skating with rentals (fee and charters available for both; April 8-Nov. 12, 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. weekends, holidays), two picnic areas (one with grills, reserved and unreserved), basketball courts, three softball fields (permit), fishing lake (over 13; license needed). Also cross-country skiing, sledding, tobagonning in winter.
1625 Broadway, Hewlett NY 11557 Sheridan Ave., Tel 516-571-7820
Tel: 516-571-7821; Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Hempstead Harbor Beach Park

Beach parking fee: $5 residents; $17 nonresidents. 60 acres; half-mile beach on harbor; basketball courts, three handball and paddleball courts, open shelter with picnic tables for seniors (weekdays only), fishing pier, playground, aerodrome for model planes (permit), picnic areas, volleyball and badmitton nets on beach.
West Shore Rd., Port Washington NY 11050 Information 516-571-7930
Information: 516-571-8114

Hither Hills State Park

2 1/2 mile ocean beach; campsites, softball field, hiking and nature trails, saltwater fishing; ocean surf casting; two volley ball courts, one sand chair, playground, two picnic areas.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 4m W of Montauk, Tel 631-668-2461
Tel: 631-668-2554; Toll-Free: 800-456-2267
Website: reserveamerica.com

Holtsville Park & Ecology Center

Features goats, deers, lions, eagles and more
249 Buckley Rd., Holtsville NY 11742 Tel 631-758-9664

Indian Island County Park

This 275 acre Indian Island County Park, at the estuarine mouth of the Peconic River, is open to the public year-round for a variety of activities. Click Here For Park Information
Cross River Dr., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-244-7275
Tel: 631-852-3232

Inlet Pond County Preserve

Features 39 acres on Long Island Sound, surf-fishing.
Main Rd, Greenport NY access off Route 48, Tel 631-854-4949

John J. Burns Town Park

Children's play area, 2 platform tennis courts, 6 lighted tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, 2 handball courts, 3 soccer-lacrosse fields, baseball field, 2 softball fields, Little League field, boat launching ramps.
Merrick Rd., Massapequa NY 11758 Tel 516-797-7980

John F. Kennedy Wildlife Sanctuary

More than 500 acres of marshland makes up this mostly aquatic outdoor wildlife area with an old road to hike along and an observation tower.
Tobay Beach, Massapequa NY 11758 Tel 516-797-4114

John Lombardi Memorial Park - Riverhead Township

Gazebo and Garden area - situated 100 yards north of Main St.
Roanoke Ave., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

LI National Wildlife Refuge-Elizabeth A. Morton Refuge

Forest- to-beach nature trail, fishing (permit, license), bird-watching, hiking and education materials available, wheelchair accessible trail, rest rooms, information kiosk, $4 per vehicle. More than 250 bird species visit or nest at refuges.
Noyac Rd., Noyac NY

Marjorie R. Post-Massapequa Community Park

Winter outside skating, Nov 23-Feb.
Massapequa NY 11758 Unqua & Merrick Rd, Tel 516-797-7990

Mashomack Preserve

2,039 acres with upland forest, mainly oak with beech, maple and dogwood; 22 miles of marked hiking trails, including Braille sign and wheelchair accessible trail (free map); fresh- and salt-water wetlands; bird-watching, especially during fall and spring migrations.Visitor center open weekends only November-May, daily rest of year.
79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island NY 11964 Route 114, Tel 631-749-1001

McCann Trailer Park

30 trailer (water and electric). Has 3 acres, rest rooms, showers, phone, dump station.
Greenport NY 11944 Moore's Lane, Tel 631-477-0043
Tel: 631-477-2385

Meadowlark Park

Lighted tennis courts, picnic facilities & playground
East Northport NY 11768

Melville Park

Location
Sweet Hollow Rd., Melville NY 11747

Meschutt Beach County Park

Picnic area, snack bar, showers, rest room sand wheelchair, limited self-contained camping.Click Here For Park Information
Canal Rd., Hampton Bays NY 11946 Tel 631-852-8205
Tel: 631-854-4949

Mill Dam Park

. Location
Mill Dam Rd., Huntington NY 11743

Mitchel Athletic Complex

49-acre complex. Nine-lane, 400-meter synthetic track available for public use when no scheduled for events; call for availability.
1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale NY 11553 Meadowbrook Ext M4, Tel 516-572-0400

Montauk Point State Park

On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse. On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse.
Montauk NY Tel 631-668-3781

North Woodmere Park

150-acres: 10 tennis courts (fee), four basketball courts, handball and paddleball courts (all lighted), lighted baseball, football, soccer fields, softball fields, five polls (fee), water slide, nine-hole golf, driving range (fee), shuffleboard, horseshoes, playground, salt water fishing, crabbing, picnic areas, community room (fee), winter cross country skiing.
750 Hungry Harbor Rd., Valley Stream NY 11581 Tel 516-571-7801

Northwest Harbor County Park

337 acres on a salt marsh. Good spots to see migratory waterfowl; bow deer hunting in season with seasonal and daily permit and key card.
Swamp rd, East Hampton NY Tel 631-854-4949

Oakwood Park

Location
300 Oakwood Rd., Huntington NY 11743

Old Westbury Gardens

Created in the image of an 18th century English country estate & serving as a reminder of LI's grandeur, the mansion is still furnished. The formal gardens, open lawns & woodlands fill out the property. Guided tours of house & garden available.
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury NY 11568 Tel 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

Orient Beach State Park

300-foot beach on Gardiners Bay, two sand wheelchairs, playground (handicapped accessible), pavilion, bike rentals, horseshoe pits, volleyball, boccie court, croquet, badminton, picnic area and more.
Route 25, Orient Point NY 11957 East end of Route 25, Tel 631-323-2440
Tel: 631-669-1000

Orient Point County Park

Features 48 acres, mile-long beach, 1/2-mile hiking trail. Bird-watching, views of Sound; popular with beachcombers.
RT 25, Orient NY Near Orient Point Ferry, Tel 631-854-4949

Otis Pike Preserve-Peconic Headwaters Ntrl Resources Mgmnt Area

4,500 acres pine and oak forest, fields, wetlands, ponds. Peconic River runs through area; bird-watching, fishing, canoeing. Hunters October-March.
Calverton NY Btw Rt. 25A & LIE, Tel 631-444-0273

Plainview- Old Bethpage Community Park

19 Acres, athletic fields, court games, tennis, pool.
Washington Ave., Plainview NY 11803 Tel 516-733-8400

Poxabogue County Park

26 acres, 1/2-mile nature walk; view winter waterfowl.
Old Farm Rd, Bridgehampton NY Tel 631-854-4949

Queens College Center for Environmental Teaching

Nature Center
31 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Huntington NY 11743 Tel 631-421-3526
Fax: 631-421-3557; E-mail: peter.schmidt@rcn.com

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

300 acres, 7 miles of trails; nature center (open 1-4 p.m. Tue. and Thur., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends, year-round), exhibits and library; distressed-wildlife complex (animals can be seen; year-round ice harvesting exhibit (indoors). Monthly evening nature program, 7:30 p.m. fourth Fri. Children's summer camp. Weekend programs.
3 Old Country Rd., Quogue NY 11959 Tel 631-653-4771
E-mail: info@quoguewildliferefuge.org; Website: quoguewildliferefuge.com

Red Creek Park

Spotted and red-tailed hawk, blue heron, pheasant, kettle holes, deer. Maps at park entrance on Old Riverhead Road (off Route 24) in Hampton Bays A 5-mile loop in Red Creek Town Park, Southampton
102 Old Riverhead Rd., Hampton Bays NY Tel 631-728-8585

Reppa Pone Preserve

Six acre preserve with fresh water pond.
Lawn, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 Sound Ave., Tel 631367

Robert Cushman Murphy County Park

2,200 acres in Peconic River watershed. Bird-watching; fishing (license); free boat ramp for canoes, electric-powered boats. Click Here For Park Information
River Rd, Manorville NY at Swan Pond, Tel 631-854-4949

Roosevelt Park

27 acres; two basketball and two handball courts, four horseshoe pits, nature trail, youth baseball field, playground, picnic area, fishing, bicycle trail, two tennis courts.
Lakeside Dr., Roosevelt NY 11575 Tel 516-571-8692

Sailors Haven

Sunken Forest Nature Trail, marina, visitor center, beaches & a restaurant. This little out of the way sanctuary is available only via a trip on a passenger ferry, 631-589-8980. Sand wheelchairs available.
120 Laurel St, Patchogue NY 11772 Fire Isl& Nat. Seashore, Main Office 631-289-4810
Visitor Center: 631-597-6183; Website: nps.gov

Sears Bellows County Park

Home of the Big duck! 200 feet on freshwater Bellows Pond. Open to residents & nonresident Key card holders. Camping, 5 1/2 miles of horse trails, fishing, rowboats all available. Click Here For Park Information
Bellows Pond Rd., Hampton Bays NY 11946 Tel 631-723-3554
Tel: 631-852-8290; Website: co.suffolk.ny.us

Shadmoor State Park

99 acre park has ocean beach, fishing, hiking and bike trails. Two 2 bunkers, designed to look like cottages from the water, were built for surveillance for World War II.
Route 27, Montauk NY and Seaside Ave, Tel 631-668-5000

South Jamesport Park

Two tennis courts, basketball court, picnic area.
Town Beach Rd, South Jamesport NY 11901 & Peconic Bay Blvd., Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

Suffolk Hills County Park

985 acres; site of Bald Hill, highest point on East End; bow deer hunting in season with permit, key card.
Southampton NY off County Road 51, Tel 631-854-4949

Syosset-Woodbury Community Park

Picnic area, basketball court, volleyball court, ice skating ring.
7800 Jericho Tpk., Woodbury NY 11797 Tel 516-677-5990
Tel: 516-677-5992

Theodore Roosevelt County Park

1,126 acres; 5 miles of bridle paths (rentals), outer beach camping (fee, off-road vehicle permit needed), freshwater fishing, 31/2-miles of nature trails, waterfowl and deer hunting (license), picnic area, bike hostel area, unprotected beach.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-852-7878
Camping: 631-852-7879; Beach: 631-244-7275
Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Tiffany Creek Preserve - Muttontown Preserve

Oyster Bay Long Island NY Muttontown Preserve, Tiffany Creek Preserve 500 acre preserve with marked, unmarked, equestrian & cross-country ski trails & guided nature programs Operated by Nassau County Department of Recreation & Parks
Sandy Hill Rd., East Norwich NY 11732 Tel 516-571-8500

Town of Riverhead Skate Board Park

Skateboard, Inline, BMX Rink park. Outdoor facility - 13,500-square-foot expert area, 8,000-square-foot beginner area. Schedule.
Pulaski St., Riverhead NY 11901 Stotzky Park, Tel 631-208-3826
Website: riverheadli.com

Trout Pond Noyack Park

Roughly eight miles south of Southold, NY this park features a seven-acre freshwater pond and several hiking trails for visitors to use.
Noyac Rd., Noyac NY

U S Government - Interior Department Of, National Park Service

Adjacent to the National Wilderness area, the only one in New York State, Watch Hill has 200 boat slips, camping facilities, large saltwater marsh & nature trails.
Sayville NY 11782 Fire Isl& National Seashore, Tel 631-597-6455
Website: nps.gov

Uplands Farm Sanctuary

Associated with Cold Spring Harbor Labs, call for information on summer science programs for children.
250 Lawrence Hill Rd., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 Tel 631-367-3225
Tel: 631-367-3281

Verleye Rd. Park

Fence, sand, toddler area, ball playing, tennis, basketball.
Burr Road, Commack NY 11725

Village of Port Jefferson Dept. of Recreation & Parks

Offers a wide variety of activities. Sports generally include basketball, volleyball, T-ball, water aerobics, golf, and softball. There are various programs for children and adults; call for details.
121 W Broadway., Tel 631-473-4778

Wading River Community Park

7 acres, softball field, tennis and handball courts, basketball court, bocci and shuffleboard courts.
Bayberry Rd., Riverhead NY 11792 Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

Wantagh Park

111 acres; five pools, water slide, bicycle paths, baseball and football fields, softball fields (permit), picnic areas, shelter (permit), tennis courts (summer), marina (fee), senior gazebo, playground, fishing pier, jogging course, dog run, boat ramp; daily dockage Southern State Parkway, Exit 27 onto Wantagh Parkway south to Merrick Road, west to first traffic light, south to park
Wantagh NY 11793 Tel 516-571-7460

Westhampton Management Area

277 acres of dwarf pitch pine and scrub oak.
Route 31, Westhampton NY near Suffolk Country Airport, Tel 631-444-0273

Whitney Pond Park

24 acres: four tennis courts (fee), 12 basketball, four handball and paddleball courts; two pools and diving pool (fee), playground, picnic areas, jogging course, freshwater fishing.
1 Community Dr, Manhasset NY 11030 Tel 516-571-8114
Tel: 516-571-8300

William Byrne Park

Greenlawn NY park.
Cedar Rd., Greenlawn NY 11740

State Parks on Long Island, NY (29 listings total)

Belmont Lake State Park

2 miles of biking and waking trails, 2-mile bridle path with stables, softball, horseshoes, fresh water fishing, rowboat rentails daily June 29-Sept. 4, weekends and holidays May 6-June 25 and Sept. 9-Oct. 9. Location
375 Sylvan Rd., North Babylon NY 11703 Tel 631-587-7778
Tel: 631-667-5055; Website: nysparks.com

Bethpage State Park

Bethpage State Park is best known for its five world-class golf courses. 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.
99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale NY 11737 and Bethpage Parkway, Tel 516-249-0700
Tel: 516-249-0701

Burr Winkle Park

Heather Crescent, Commack NY 11725 Tel 11725

Caleb Smith State Park

Hiking, cross country skiing, nature trails, fishing and nature preserve, guided tours available by reservation
Jericho Tpk., Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 631-265-1054
Website: nysparks.com

Camp Hero State Park

415 acres include wooded areas, atlantic beach-front and an historic military installation; maritime forests, fresh-water fishing, ocean vistas and dramatic bluffs; hiking, biking and horseback riding trails and more.
50 South Fairview Ave., Montauk NY 11954 Route 27 east to the end, Tel 631-668-5000

Captree State Park

Marina with open and charter fishing, excursion and scuba diving boats; two fishing piers; boat launch ramp; bait and takle and marine fuel station; free pump-out station; restaurant, snack bar, playground and picnic areas. Locationcaptreesnystatesite
Ocean Parkway, Babylon NY 11702 Tel 631-587-3495
Tel: 631-669-0449; Website: 516web.com

Caumsett Historic State Park

This 1,500 acre state park located on Long Island Sound has many trails, horse events, and is home to many environmental studies and children's programs. Fishing and scuba diving are also allowed here. Click here for a location
25 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Lloyd Neck NY 11743 Tel 631-423-1770
Fax: 631-423-8645; Website: nysparks.com

Cold Spring Harbor Park

The park is comprised of 40 acres of hilly terrain that offer scenic vistas of the Cold Spring Harbor and it features a mixed hardwood forest with notable large oak specimens that measure three feet in diameter, as well as thickets of wild mountain laurel.
Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724

Cold Spring Harbor State Park

40 acres of a mix of hardwood forest with large oak specimens as well as thickets of wild mountain laurel, this is home to a variety of songbirds while the park itself offers hiking and X-country skiing
159 Harbor Rd., Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 Tel 631-423-1770
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Connetquot River State Park - Bohemia

3473 acres, acts as a bird, fish and animal preserve, is home to rare birds (Osprey) and rare plants (trailing arbutus, pyxie moss) and offers horseback riding, X-country skiing, hiking and fishing (by permit only)
8th St., Bohemia NY Tel 631-581-1005
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Connetquot River State Park - Oakdale

Activities include trout fishing, guided tours, and cross country skiing.
1640 Route 27, Oakdale NY 11769 PO Box 505, Tel 631-581-1005
Website: nysparks.com

Heckscher State Park

Two beach areas, pool; five softball fields; horseshoe pit; biking & walking paths; boat ramp, day berthing; snack bars, boathouse, camping, picnic areas; Green Belt Trail; cross-country sking in winter; basketball court; fishing in Great South Bay; nature programs. Location
Heckscher State Pkwy., East Islip NY 11730 South End, Tel 631-581-1072
Tel: 631-581-2100

Hempstead Lake State Park

Multi use park facility includeding are 20 tennis courts, children's playgrounds, basketball courts, bridle trails for horse back riding, biking and hiking trails, shaded picnic areas and a historic hand carved wooden carousel. There is a picnic pavilion available for large parties
Southern State Pkwy., West Hempstead NY 11552 Tel 516-766-1029
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Hither Hills State Park

2 1/2 mile ocean beach; campsites, softball field, hiking and nature trails, saltwater fishing; ocean surf casting; two volley ball courts, one sand chair, playground, two picnic areas.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 4m W of Montauk, Tel 631-668-2461
Tel: 631-668-2554; Toll-Free: 800-456-2267
Website: reserveamerica.com

Inwood Park

16 acres; ballfields, tennis, basketball courts, playground, boccie, shuffleboard, horseshoes, roller rink, saltwater fishing, crabbing, launch ramp (Nassau residents; fee), scuba diving (permit); Picnic areas, reserved (fee), unreserved.
Bayview Ave., Inwood NY 11096 Tel 516-571-7801
Tel: 516-571-7894; Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Jones Beach State Park

THE beach plus pools, fishing piers, a boardwalk, softball diamonds, minigolf, hoops & of course their famous concerts. Swimming from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Click here for location & here for pictures.
Ocean Parkway, Wantagh NY 11793 P.O. Box 1000, Tel 516-785-1600

Montauk Downs State Park - Montauk

The 160-acre park is built around only 18-hole state course on Long Island outside Bethpage. Outdoor pool (ramp; season pass available), tennis courts (6 Har-Tru courts open mid-May through mid-September, fee), pro shop, grill room.
50 South Fairview Ave., Montauk NY 11954 north of Route 27, Tel 631-668-1100
Tel: 631-668-6264; General Info: 631-668-3781
Reservations: 631-668-1234; Restaurants: 631-668-4661
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Montauk Downs State Park - Montauk

Offers an 18-hole golf course, driving range, tennis coursts, swimming pool, wading pool (for children), a clubhouse and grill room serving breakfast and lunch
Fairway Pl., Montauk NY Tel 631-668-3781
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Montauk Point State Park

On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse. On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse.
Montauk NY Tel 631-668-3781

Nissequogue River State Park

153 acres, fishing, guided tours, hiking trails, boat rentals, and X-country skiing
799 Saint Johnland Rd., Kings Park NY Tel 631-269-4927

Orient Beach State Park

300-foot beach on Gardiners Bay, two sand wheelchairs, playground (handicapped accessible), pavilion, bike rentals, horseshoe pits, volleyball, boccie court, croquet, badminton, picnic area and more.
Route 25, Orient Point NY 11957 East end of Route 25, Tel 631-323-2440
Tel: 631-669-1000

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park - Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay Long Island NY Coe Halland Planting Fields Arboretum 409 beautiful acres of trees, plantings, open spaces & greenhouses Concerts & other activities make this a wonderful place to spend the day for the entire family Location
Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay NY 11771 P.O. Box 58, Tel 516-922-9210
Fax: 516-922-9226; E-mail: membership@plantingfields.com
Website: plantingfields.org

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park - Oyster Bay

409 acres, guided tours (by reservation), and hiking trails
1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay NY Tel 516-922-8600
Website: plantingfields.org

Robert Moses State Park

Umbrella rentals, sand chair, specially equipped playground, beach shop, fishing, boogie-boarding area, surfing area, first-aid station, 18-hole pitch-putt golf, snack bar, picnic area. Location
Robert Moses Pkwy, Robert Moses State Park NY Tel 631-669-0470

Shadmoor State Park

99 acre park has ocean beach, fishing, hiking and bike trails. Two 2 bunkers, designed to look like cottages from the water, were built for surveillance for World War II.
Route 27, Montauk NY and Seaside Ave, Tel 631-668-5000

Sunken Meadow State Park

3-mile beach, beach ramp and sand chair, picnic area (umbrella rentals), refreshment stands, three play grounds, showers, five softball fields, soccer field, eight basketball courts, 4-mile nature trail and more.
Sunken Meadow Road, Kings Park NY 11754 Tel 631-269-3838
Tel: 631-269-4333

Trail View State Park

400 acres, offers biking, hiking, nature trails and X-country skiing
Jericho Tpke., Oyster Bay NY Tel 631-423-1770
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us

Valley Stream State Park

Year-round, sunrise-sunset. Picnic pavilion, 2-mile biking and hiking trail, exercise trails, five horseshoe pits, two basketball courts and more. Arts and crafts, children's shows, environmental eduation programs.
Valley Stream NY Tel 516-825-4128
Website: nysparks.com

Wildwood State Park

Beach, two sand chairs, showers, campsites, picnic area, softball field, two basketball courts, volleyball court, playground, biking and hiking trails, saltwater fishing, snack bars, horseshoe pits and more.
Hulse Landing Rd, Wading River NY 11792 Tel 631-929-4314
Toll-Free: 800-456-2267

Suffolk County Parks (36 listings total)

Arthur Kunz County Park

97 acres, popular with hikers and bird-watchers with views of the Nissequogue River vall
Smithtown NY off Landing Avenue, Tel 631-854-4949

Berkley Jackson Country Park

Location
Warner Rd., Greenlawn NY 11740

Billy Joel Park

Tranquil vest pocket park at the tip of Cold Spring Harbor
Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724

Blydenburgh County Park

Open year-round, offers rowboat rentals, fresh water fishing, horseback riding (with permit), and nature hikes
Veterans Memorial Hwy., Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 631-854-3713
Website: co.suffolk.ny.us

Caledonia Park

Dix Hills park.
800 Caledonia Rd., Dix Hills NY 11746

Cathedral Pines County Park

265 acres, campsites (groups; reservations needed), restrooms,picnicking, playground, sports field, horse trails, three miles of nature trails, activity building, dog trails, mountain biking trails. Click here for Park Information.
320 Middle Island Rd., Yaphank NY 11953 Tel 631-852-5500

Caumsett Historic State Park

A 1,500 acre state park located on Long Island Sound has many trails, horse events, and is home to many environmental studies and children's programs. Fishing and scuba diving are also allowed here. Click here for a location
25 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Lloyd Neck NY 11743 Tel 631-423-1770
Fax: 631-423-8645; Website: nysparks.com

Cedar Point County Park

608 acres; campsites (groups must reserve), nature trail, saltwater fishing (permit), waterfowl hunting (fee, license), rowboat rentals, picnic area, bike hostel, disabled-accessible. Click here for Park Information
Stephen Hands Path, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-852-7620
Tel: 631-854-4949

Centerport Beach Park

Open bay with pleasure traffic in the summer, open to Town of Huntington residents with permits, visitors may pay a daily usage fee.
220 Little Neck Rd., Centerport NY 11721

Cold Spring Harbor Park

The park is comprised of 40 acres of hilly terrain that offer scenic vistas of the Cold Spring Harbor and it features a mixed hardwood forest with notable large oak specimens that measure three feet in diameter, as well as thickets of wild mountain laurel.
Rt. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724

Cordwood Landing County Park

Miller Place NY Tel 631-854-4949

Country Fair Entertainment Park

Park with sports and mini golf facilities
3351 Route 112, Medford NY 11763 Tel 631-732-0579
Website: countryfairpark.com

Crab Meadow Park

On Long Island Sound. Residents' parking fees: seasonal: $15, daily: $10. Non-residents' daily parking fee: $15. The seasonal permits can be purchased at the entrance of any Town of Huntington beach & free permits for residents over the age of 60 can be picked up at Centerport Beach. Open 5/27-9/4. Location
300 Waterside Rd., Northport NY 11768

Cupsogue Beach County Park

Protected beach (daily May 29-Sept. 6), beach wheelchair, pavilion, playground, rest rooms, snack bar; limited self-contained camping on bay side, off-road vehicle special permit needed. Click Here For Park Information Across from Smith Point County Park
Dune Road, Westhampton NY 11978 Tel 631-244-7275
Tel: 631-852-8111

Elwood Park

Elwood Park offers five sporting grounds and accommodates Touch Football, Cricket, Soccer and Sub-Football (summer soccer).
Little Plains Rd., Greenlawn NY 11740

Gardiner County Park

231 acres; a nature trail and a physical fitness trail. Click Here For Park Information
660 Montauk Hwy., Bay Shore NY 11706 Tel 631-854-4949

Heckscher Park

A park surrounding a pond on the main street of Huntington, it has a tulip festival, a gazebo, and is always filled with some sort of art, as well as the museum on the grounds which hosts various exhibits.
Prime Ave., Huntington Village NY 11743 & Route 25A,

Indian Island County Park

This 275 acre Indian Island County Park, at the estuarine mouth of the Peconic River, is open to the public year-round for a variety of activities. Click Here For Park Information
Cross River Dr., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-244-7275
Tel: 631-852-3232

L.I. Pine Barrens Trail

Encompassing nearly 50 miles of foot paths in eastern Suffolk, winds past maple swamps, ponds and overlooks, extending from Rocky Point to Shinnecock Canal through the pine barrens. Click Here For Park Information
Hauppauge NY 11788 Tel 631-444-0273

Lake Ronkonkoma County Park

223 acres; baseball, handball, basketball, playground, picnic area, freshwater fishing, disabled-accessible. Click Here For Park Information
380 Smithtown Blvd., Lake Ronkonkoma NY 11779 Tel 631-854-9699

Lakeland County Park

Handicapped accessible park and picnic area. Click Here For Park Information
Johnson Ave., Islandia NY Tel 631-853-2727

Little Plains Park

Location
Park Ave., Greenlawn NY 11740

Meschutt Beach County Park

Picnic area, snack bar, showers, rest room sand wheelchair, limited self-contained camping. Click Here For Park Information
Canal Rd., Hampton Bays NY 11946 Tel 631-852-8205
Tel: 631-854-4949

Mill Pond County Park

Bellmore NY 11710 Marrick Road & Abby Court, Tel 516-542-4422

Montauk County Park

Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-668-5022

Oakwood Park

Location
300 Oakwood Rd., Huntington NY 11743

Peconic Dunes County Park

Part of the Suffolk County park system. In summer there is Peconic Dunes Summer Camp for ages 8-15 - Rookie Camp - 4-H Camp - ECO Camp - Extender Weekends - Sailing
6375 Soundview Ave., Peconic NY 11958 Tel 631-852-8629
Website: peconicdunescampsandotherprograms.blogspot.com

Shinnecock East County Park

Undeveloped barrier beach with ocean & bay beach areas. Camping, fishing, Off-roading available.Click Here For Park Information
Dune Road, Southampton NY Tel 631-852-8290
Tel: 631-852-8899; Beach: 631-244-7275

Smith Point County Park

Located at the end of William Floyd Parkway, 3 miles on the Great South Bay. Camping, saltwater fishing, Visitor's Center with exhibits, small trail, picnic facilities & educational programs (call in advance) available. Click Here For Park Information
William Floyd Pkwy., Shirley NY 11967 Fire Island, Tel 631-244-7275
Tel: 631-281-3010; Tel: 631-852-1313
Tel: 631-852-1316

Southaven County Park

1,323 acres; individual and group campsites, freshwater fishing, waterfowl hunting in season, picnic area, disabled-accessible playground, canoeing, rest rooms, rowboat rentals.
Victory Ave., Brookhaven NY Tel 631-854-1414
Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Southhaven County Park

1,323 acres; three miles of bridle paths (rentals), campsites, freshwater fishing (fee, license), waterfowl hunting in season (license), picnic area, playground (disabled accessible), canoeing, rowboat rentals, trap and skeet range.
Victory Ave., Brookhaven NY 11719 Tel 631-345-2449
Tel: 631-924-4490; Main Office: 631-854-1414
Website: co.suffolk.ny.us

Suffolk County Parks Department

West Islip NY 11796 Tel 631-854-4949
E-mail: scparks@co.suffolk.ny.us; Website: co.suffolk.ny.us

Theodore Roosevelt County Park

1,126 acres; 5 miles of bridle paths (rentals), outer beach camping (fee, off-road vehicle permit needed), freshwater fishing, 31/2-miles of nature trails, waterfowl and deer hunting (license), picnic area, bike hostel area, unprotected beach.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-852-7878
Camping: 631-852-7879; Beach: 631-244-7275
Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Van Bourgondien County Park

19 acres; playground, two soccer fields, half-mile exercise course, two tennis courts.
North Babylon NY South Phelph, Tel 631-893-2100

West Hills County Park

854 acres; 6 miles of bridle paths (rentals), youth group camping area; picnic area.
Sweet Hollow Rd., Huntington NY 11743 Park Office 631-854-4423
Stables: 631-351-9168; Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Nassau County Parks (7 listings total)

Cantiague Park

115 acres: picnic area, playground, table game area, four horseshoe pits; boccie court; two shuffleboard, basketball and handball courts; five tennis courts; lighted football/lacrosse field, 3 soccer fields (1 lighted), 4 lighted softball fields, jogging course, 9 hole golf, mini golf, ice rink, pool, lockers, showers, snack bar.
480 West John St., Hicksville NY 11801 Information 516-571-7050
Recorded Information: 516-571-7056; Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Cedar Creek Park

259 acres; 12 handball and eight tennis courts, archery, soccer fields, two softball fields, basketball court, aerodrome field, bicycle path, picnic areas, roller skating area, jogging course, dog walk.
3524 Merrick Rd., Seaford NY 11783 Tel 516-571-7470
Tel: 516-571-7472; Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Christopher Morley Park

98 acres; three swimming pools (fee), basin for model sailboats, five tennis courts (fee), nine-hole golf, playgrounds, one-mile nature trail, jogging course, three youth baseball fields, basketball and volleyball courts, paddleball, shuffleboard, paddle tennis, dog run, horseshoes.
500 Searingtown Rd., Roslyn NY 11576 Roslyn-North Hills, Tel 516-571-8113
Tel: 516-571-8120; Website: nassaucountyny.gov

Cow Meadow Park

28 acres; basketball courts, six lighted tennis courts (fee), six handball and paddleball courts, fishing pier, picnic area, lighted softball and youth baseball field (fee for leagues), jogging course, community room; 150-acre preserve.
South Main St., Freeport NY 11520 Tel 516-571-8685

Eisenhower Park

930 acres; athletic fields (baseball, softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, criket), batting range, restaurant. Winter cross-country skiing, sledding & tobaggoning.
600 Merrick Ave., East Meadow NY 11554 and Hempstead Tpke., Tel 516-572-0348

Michael J. Tully Jr. Park

Indoor Pool, Swimming Lessons, Exercise Classes, Dance Lessons, Softball and Soccer Fields, Tennis Courts and Lessons, Outdoor Track, Stadium, and Playground.
1801 New Hyde Park NY 11040 Tel 516-327-3110

Nassau Beach Park

Two Pools (fee), two tennis courts (fee), basketball, handball, paddleball, two play grounds, snack bars, ocean beach, 80 campsites, picnic area (reservations), surfcasting (permit required).
752 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach NY Tel 516-571-7700

Parks (multi-purpose) (5 listings total)

Bay Park

Southern State Parkway, Exit 17, Hempstead Avenue, south, Ocean Ave. to Main St., Left on Front St., left on Fifth St.
87 1st Ave., East Rockaway NY 11518 Tel 516-571-7244
Tel: 516-571-7251

Grangebel Park - Riverhead Township

3 acres, picnic area - situated on the Peconic River front.
Peconic Ave., Riverhead NY 11901 Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

Heckscher State Beach

Two beach areas, 2 1/5 miles miles of bicycle and walking paths, five softball fields, one horse shoe pit, boat ramp, picnics, Greenbelt trail, pool, basketball court, fishing 7 a.m. to sunset. Location
East Islip NY 11730 S end of Heckscher Pkwy, Tel 631-581-2100

South Jamesport Park

Two tennis courts, basketball court, picnic area.
Town Beach Rd, South Jamesport NY 11901 & Peconic Bay Blvd., Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

Wading River Community Park

7 acres, softball field, tennis and handball courts, basketball court, bocci and shuffleboard courts.
Bayberry Rd., Riverhead NY 11792 Tel 631-727-5744
Website: riverheadli.com

City Parks and Public Square (1 listings total)

Village of Port Jefferson Dept. of Recreation & Parks

Offers a wide variety of activities. Sports generally include basketball, volleyball, T-ball, water aerobics, golf, and softball. There are various programs for children and adults; call for details.
121 W Broadway., Tel 631-473-4778

Children's Parks (1 listings total)

Town of Riverhead Skate Board Park

Skateboard, Inline, BMX Rink park. Outdoor facility - 13,500-square-foot expert area, 8,000-square-foot beginner area. Schedule.
Pulaski St., Riverhead NY 11901 Stotzky Park, Tel 631-208-3826
Website: riverheadli.com

Nature Preservesand Forest Parks (33 listings total)

Arboretum Park

Location
Melville NY 11747

Barcelona Neck

Features 532 acres, upland oak and hickory forest, swamp and marsh; 4 miles marked hiking trails; see songbirds, shorebirds and waterfowl. Hunters may be in preserve October-March 31.
Route 114, East Hampton NY W of East Hampton Co-op, Tel 631-444-0273

Cedar Point County Park

608 acres; campsites (groups must reserve), nature trail, saltwater fishing (permit), waterfowl hunting (fee, license), rowboat rentals, picnic area, bike hostel, disabled-accessible. Click here for Park Information
Stephen Hands Path, East Hampton NY 11937 Tel 631-852-7620
Tel: 631-854-4949

Cranberry Bog County Preserve

Features 460 acres in pine barrens, with wetlands and woodlands, 3/4-mile interpretive trail around Sweezy Pond. Group activities by permit.
Riverhead NY 11901 Riverhead Moriches Road, Tel 631-854-4949

David Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve

2,700 acres, bird conservation area; 71/2 miles of marked hiking trails; hunters may be in preserve October-March 31.
Riverhead NY 11901 Route 104, Tel 631-444-0273
Fax: 631-444-0349; Website: dec.state.ny.us

East Hampton Village Trail

The trail is a delightful area in the heart of East Hampton village and is accessed from David's or Huntting Lane.
East Hampton NY

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

62 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound complete with nature trails. The museum focuses on the geology, archaeology & native heritage. Adults $1, Children $.50. Operated by Nassau County Dept of Recreation & Parks.
50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove NY 11542 Tel 516-571-8010
Website: garviespointmuseum.com

Goldsmith's Inlet County Park

60 acres; 1/2-mile hiking trail leads to Long Island Sound. Bird-watching.
Peconic NY off Mill Road, Tel 631-854-4949

Hither Hills State Park

2 1/2 mile ocean beach; campsites, softball field, hiking and nature trails, saltwater fishing; ocean surf casting; two volley ball courts, one sand chair, playground, two picnic areas.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 4m W of Montauk, Tel 631-668-2461
Tel: 631-668-2554; Toll-Free: 800-456-2267
Website: reserveamerica.com

Holtsville Park & Ecology Center

Features goats, deers, lions, eagles and more
249 Buckley Rd., Holtsville NY 11742 Tel 631-758-9664

Inlet Pond County Preserve

Features 39 acres on Long Island Sound, surf-fishing.
Main Rd, Greenport NY access off Route 48, Tel 631-854-4949

LI National Wildlife Refuge-Elizabeth A. Morton Refuge

Forest- to-beach nature trail, fishing (permit, license), bird-watching, hiking and education materials available, wheelchair accessible trail, rest rooms, information kiosk, $4 per vehicle. More than 250 bird species visit or nest at refuges.
Noyac Rd., Noyac NY

Long Pond Greenbelt

This is a 6.2 mile trail, threading past a chain of ponds and wetlands. It is in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, making it rich with bird life.
Bridgehampton NY

Mashomack Preserve

2,039 acres with upland forest, mainly oak with beech, maple and dogwood; 22 miles of marked hiking trails, including Braille sign and wheelchair accessible trail (free map); fresh- and salt-water wetlands; bird-watching, especially during fall and spring migrations.Visitor center open weekends only November-May, daily rest of year.
79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island NY 11964 Route 114, Tel 631-749-1001

Merrill Lake Sanctuary

You may see ospreys nesting as their young hatch in late June and early July or graceful herons feeding in the marshy lagoons, as well as a variety of other animal and plant life.
Springs Fireplace Rd., Saddle Rock NY

Montauk Point State Park

On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse. On 724 acres at eastern end of Long Island, Montauk Point offers breezes and vistas in view of Montauk lighthouse.
Montauk NY Tel 631-668-3781

Morton National Wildlife Refuge

This 187 acre preserve is a temporary home to migratory waterbierds. A self guided nature trail explains what you are viewing.
12 Target Rock Dr., Sag Harbor NY Off Noyack Rd., Tel 631-286-0485
Fax: 631-286-4003; Website: longislandrefuges.fws.gov

Northwest Harbor County Park

337 acres on a salt marsh. Good spots to see migratory waterfowl; bow deer hunting in season with seasonal and daily permit and key card.
Swamp rd, East Hampton NY Tel 631-854-4949

Orient Point County Park

Features 48 acres, mile-long beach, 1/2-mile hiking trail. Bird-watching, views of Sound; popular with beachcombers.
RT 25, Orient NY Near Orient Point Ferry, Tel 631-854-4949

Otis Pike Preserve-Peconic Headwaters Ntrl Resources Mgmnt Area

4,500 acres pine and oak forest, fields, wetlands, ponds. Peconic River runs through area; bird-watching, fishing, canoeing. Hunters October-March.
Calverton NY Btw Rt. 25A & LIE, Tel 631-444-0273

Poxabogue County Park

26 acres, 1/2-mile nature walk; view winter waterfowl.
Old Farm Rd, Bridgehampton NY Tel 631-854-4949

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

300 acres, 7 miles of trails; nature center (open 1-4 p.m. Tue. and Thur., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends, year-round), exhibits and library; distressed-wildlife complex (animals can be seen; year-round ice harvesting exhibit (indoors). Monthly evening nature program, 7:30 p.m. fourth Fri. Children's summer camp. Weekend programs.
3 Old Country Rd., Quogue NY 11959 Tel 631-653-4771
E-mail: info@quoguewildliferefuge.org; Website: quoguewildliferefuge.com

Robert Cushman Murphy County Park

2,200 acres in Peconic River watershed. Bird-watching; fishing (license); free boat ramp for canoes, electric-powered boats. Click Here For Park Information
River Rd, Manorville NY at Swan Pond, Tel 631-854-4949

Sears Bellows County Park

Home of the Big duck! 200 feet on freshwater Bellows Pond. Open to residents & nonresident Key card holders. Camping, 5 1/2 miles of horse trails, fishing, rowboats all available. Click Here For Park Information
Bellows Pond Rd., Hampton Bays NY 11946 Tel 631-723-3554
Tel: 631-852-8290; Website: co.suffolk.ny.us

Shinecock Tribal Office

Shin-necock Reservation, West Gate Road off Montauk Highway
Southampton NY 11968 Tel 631-283-6143

Suffolk Hills County Park

985 acres; site of Bald Hill, highest point on East End; bow deer hunting in season with permit, key card.
Southampton NY off County Road 51, Tel 631-854-4949

Sweetbriar Nature Center

Features a butterfly vivarium as well as nature trials and wildlife programs. Admission is $1. Open year round.
62 Eckernkamp Dr., Smithtown NY 11787 Tel 631-979-6344
Website: www.sweetbriarnc.org

Tackapausha Museum & Preserve

Large preserve for splendid nature walks and museum of Long Island wildlife and their habitats
Washington Ave., Seaford NY 11783 At Merrick Rd & Sunrise Hwy., Tel 516-571-7443
Website: d-vista.com

Theodore Roosevelt County Park

1,126 acres; 5 miles of bridle paths (rentals), outer beach camping (fee, off-road vehicle permit needed), freshwater fishing, 31/2-miles of nature trails, waterfowl and deer hunting (license), picnic area, bike hostel area, unprotected beach.
Montauk Hwy., Montauk NY 11954 Tel 631-852-7878
Camping: 631-852-7879; Beach: 631-244-7275
Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary

This is the oldest National Audubon Sanctuary in America, and the trees and plants here were planted specifically to attract birds.
134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay NY 11771 Tel 516-922-3200
Fax: 516-922-6734; E-mail: TRSanct@aol.com
Website: ny.audubon.org

Twin Lakes Preserve

57 acres, unique trees, freshwater fishing, 4 ponds, birdwatching
Old Mill Rd., Wantagh NY 11793 Tel 516-766-1580

Welwyn Preserve

200 acre preserve along the LI Sound including a field ecology station, freshwater pond, salt marsh & beach. Operated by the Nassau County Department of Recreation & Parks.
Cres. Beach Rd., Glen Cove NY 11542 Tel 516-571-7900

Westhampton Management Area

277 acres of dwarf pitch pine and scrub oak.
Route 31, Westhampton NY near Suffolk Country Airport, Tel 631-444-0273