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Heckscher State Park

Heckscher Parkway Field 1
East Islip 11730
Phone: (631) 581-2100
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Hecksher Park, on the Great South Bay, offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities on the south shore with its 1600 acres of land. Park visitors will enjoy the various outdoor activities that can be done within the park which include nature trails, camping, and hiking. If one enjoys water activities, visitors can launch boats, wind surf, paddle board, and kayaking. With its large out fields, one can use the area for field sports. Visitors can also enjoy the scenic view with the wildlife that lives within the park including whitetail deer.
 
Whether you want to enjoy an afternoon swimming, or biking, nature walks or boating on the bay, Heckscher park won't let you down.
 
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Tackapausha Museum and Preserve

Washington Avenue,Between Merrick Road
Seaford - 11783
516-571-7443
4

Cupsogue Beach County Park

906 Dune Road
Westhampton - 11978
631-852-8111
5

Jones Beach State Park

2600 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh - 11793
516-785-1600
6

Callahan's Beach

Callahan's Beach Road
Fort Salonga - 11768
631-269-1122
7

Orient Beach State Park

40000 Route 25
Orient - 11957
631-323-2440
8

Robert Moses State Park

Robert Moses Parkway
Babylon - 11702
631-669-0470
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

440 Montauk Highway
Great River - 11739
(631) 581-1002
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Parks & Trails New York

29 Elk Street
12207 - Albany
518-434-1583