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Long Island Parks

From small grassy knolls, to sprawling tree-filled nature preserves, Long Island is home to an extensive network of state and town parks, many of which are free for residents to enjoy year round. Whether your passion is hiking, biking, skating, camping, picnicking, or you’re just looking for a breath of fresh air after a busy day, there are dozens of different parks all over the Island from you to choose from. In both Nassau & Suffolk counties there are multiple parks to choose from when planning day long nature-outing, or just a quick walk. Many of these parks even have programs open to both the public and to school groups that will teach our future generations about the ecosystem of Long Island, and how they can make a positive impact on preserving these great gifts from nature. There is also plenty of wildlife – from the endangered Plovers that make their homes on our beaches, to the deer that run plentiful through the wooded park grounds, there is plenty of amazing native Long Island wildlife you may encounter, so make sure to ask a park ranger for information about what animals find sanctuary in the park you’re visiting.

Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

440 Montauk Highway in Great River
(631) 581-1002

Bay Park

199 4th Ave in East Rockaway
516-571-7245

Belmont Lake State Park

Southern State Parkway Exit 38 in North Babylon
(631) 667-5055

Bethpage State Park

99 Quaker Meeting House Road in Farmingdale
(516) 249-0701

Blydenburgh County Park

Veteran's Memorial Highway in Smithtown
631-854-3713

Brookhaven State Park

William Floyd Parkway in Wading River
(631) 929-6031

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

581 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown
631-265-1054

Camp Hero State Park

1898 Montauk Highway in Montauk
(631) 668-3781

Cantiague Park

490 W John St in Hicksville
516-571-7061

Captree State Park

Ocean Parkway in Babylon
(631) 669-0449

Cathedral Pines County Park

Yaphank-Middle Island Road in Middle Island
631-852-5500

Caumsett State Historic Park

25 Lloyd Harbor Road in Huntington
(631) 423-1770

Cedar Creek Park

Merrick Road in Seaford
516-571-7460

Cedar Point County Park

5 Cedar Point Road in East Hampton
631-852-7620

Centennial Park

Centennial Avenue in Roosevelt
516-571-8695

Christopher Morley Park

500 Searingtown Road in Roslyn
516-571-8113

Cold Spring Harbor State Park

Harbor Road in Cold Spring Harbor

Connetquot River State Park

Sunrise Highway in Oakdale
(631) 581-1005

Cow Meadow Park

South Main Street in Freeport
516-571-8685

Cranberry Bog County Park

Edwards Ave. South in Riverhead
631-854-4949

Cupsogue Beach County Park

906 Dune Road in Westhampton
631-852-8111

David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve

County Road 63 in Riverhead

Davis Park

Fire Island National Seashore in Brookhaven
631-451-6100

Forest City Community Park

3199 Morgan Drive in Wantagh
516-783-2513

Gardiner County Park

Montauk Highway in Bay Shore
631-854-4949

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove
516-571-8010

Gilgo State Park

Ocean Parkway in Babylon
(631) 669-0449

Grant Park

Broadway at Sheridan Avenue in Hewlett
516-571-7821

Greenport Skate Park

Moores Lane in Greenport
631-477-1133

Grumman Memorial Park

Rt. 25A in Calverton
631-727-3200

Hallock State Park Preserve

Hulse Landing Road in Wading River
(631) 929-4314

Harold Walker Memorial Park

1085 Woodfield Road in Lakeview
516-766-2277

Harrison Pond Town Park

Saint Johnland Road in Kings Park

Heckscher State Park

Heckscher Parkway Field 1 in East Islip
(631) 581-2100

Hempstead Lake State Park

in West Hempstead

Hewlett Point Park

130 Hewlett Point Avenue in Bay Park
516 599-4064

Hither Hills State Park

164 Old Montauk Highway in Montauk
(631) 668-2554

Hoyt Farm Park Preserve

New Highway in Commack
631-543-7804

Indian Island County Park

Cross River Drive, Rt. 105 in Riverhead
631-852-3232

Kirk Park Beach

Route 27 in Montauk
631-324-2417

Lakeland County Park

Johnson Ave in Islandia
631-853-2727

Lake Ronkonkoma County Park

Lake Shore Road in Lake Ronkonkoma
631-854-9699

Manorhaven Beach Park

Manorhaven Boulevard in Manorhaven
516-869-6311

Massapequa Preserve

East Merrick Road in Seaford
516-571-7443

Meschutt Beach County Park

Canal Road at Old North Highway in Hampton Bays
631-852-8205

Montauk County Park

Montauk Highway in Montauk
631-582-7879

Montauk Downs State Park

50 South Fairview Avenue in Montauk
(631) 668-3781

Montauk Point State Park

2000 Montauk Highway in Montauk
(631) 668-3781

Morgan Memorial Park Beach

Germain Street in Glen Cove

Muttontown Preserve

Muttontown Lane in East Norwich
516-571-8500

Newbridge Road Park

2600 Newbridge Road in Bellmore
516-783-2500

Nickerson Beach Park & Campground

880 Lido Boulevard in Lido Beach
516-571-7700

Nissequogue River State Park

799 Saint Johnland Road in Kings Park
(631) 269-4927

Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve

1600 Merrick Road in Merrick
516-804-2000

North Hempstead Beach Park

175 West Shore Road in Port Washington
516-869-6311

North Woodmere Park

Hungry Harbor Road and Branch Boulevard in North Woodmere
516-571-7814

Ocean Beach Park

Nevada Avenue in Long Beach
516-431-1021

Oceanside Park

3800 Mahlon Brower Drive in Oceanside
516-763-0700

Orient Beach State Park

Route 25 in Orient
(631) 323-2440

Peconic Dunes County Park

Soundview Avenue in Peconic
631-854-4949

Plainview Old Bethpage Community Park

Washington Avenue in Plainview
516-733-8400

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

in Oyster Bay (516) 922-9200

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

3 Old Country Road in Quogue
631-653-4771

Red Creek Skate Park

102 Old Riverhead Road in Hampton Bays
631-283-6011

Rev. Arthur Mackey Sr. Park

Lakeside Drive in Roosevelt
516-571-8692

Robert Cushman Murphy County Park

Old River Road in Manorville
631-854-4949

Rocky Point Mountain Bike Trail

Rocy Point Road in Rocky Point

Sands Point Preserve

127 Middleneck Road in Port Washington
516-571-7900

Sears Bellows County Park

Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays
631-852-8290

Seatuck Suffolk County Enviromental Center

550 South Bay Avenue in Islip
631-581-6908

Shadmoor State Park

900 Montauk Highway in Montauk
(631) 668-3781

Shinnecock East County Park

Dune Road in Southampton
631-852-8899

Smith Point County Park

William Floyd Parkway in Shirley
631-852-1313

Southaven County Park

Victory Avenue in Brookhaven
631-854-1414

Sweetbriar Nature Center

62 Eckernkamp Drive in Smithtown
631-979-6344

Syosset-Woodbury Community Park

7800 Jericho Turnpike in Sysosset
516-677-5990

Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center

Ocean Parkway in Wantagh
631-679-7254

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

134 Cove Road in Oyster Bay
516-922-3200

Trail View State Park

25 Lloyd Harbor Road in Huntington
(631) 423-1770

Twin Lakes Preserve

Old Mill Road in Wantagh
516-766-1580

Uplands Farm Sanctuary

Lawrence Hill Road in Cold Spring Harbor
631-367-3225

Valley Stream State Park

in Valley Stream (516) 825-4128

Van Bourgondien Park

833 Deer Park in Dix Hills
631-893-2100

Walt Whitman Birthpace State Historic Site

246 Old Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station
(631) 427-5240

West Hills County Park

Sweet Hollow Road in Huntington
631-854-4423

Whitney Pond Park

Community Drive at Northern Boulevard in Manhasset
516-571-8300

Wildwood State Park

790 Hulse Landing Road in Wading River
(631) 929-4314
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