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Long Island Trails

The great outdoors is one of the many luxuries that Long Islanders are privileged enough to enjoy right in our own backyard, and the vast multitude of trails that run through our parks are no exception. Whether you’re looking for a scenic walk away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, or if you’re looking for a new route to spice up your running or jogging exercise routine, there are plenty of trails for every level of athlete. The State Parks rate many of their trails for their appropriateness for runners, joggers, pets, or casual strolls – and many of the parks offer multiple trails to accommodate the different needs and levels of fitness of the park guests.

Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

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

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

Brookhaven State Park

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

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

581 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown

Camp Hero State Park

1898 Montauk Highway in Montauk
(631) 668-3781

Cathedral Pines County Park

Yaphank-Middle Island Road in Middle Island

Caumsett State Historic Park

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

Cedar Creek Park

Merrick Road in Seaford

Christopher Morley Park

500 Searingtown Road in Roslyn

Connetquot River State Park

Sunrise Highway in Oakdale
(631) 581-1005

Cow Meadow Park

South Main Street in Freeport

Cranberry Bog County Park

Edwards Ave. South in Riverhead

Forest City Community Park

3199 Morgan Drive in Wantagh

Gardiner County Park

Montauk Highway in Bay Shore

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove

Hallock State Park Preserve

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

Heckscher State Park

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

Hempstead Lake State Park

in West Hempstead

Hither Hills State Park

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

Hoyt Farm Park Preserve

New Highway in Commack

Indian Island County Park

Cross River Drive, Rt. 105 in Riverhead

Lakeland County Park

Johnson Ave in Islandia

Massapequa Preserve

East Merrick Road in Seaford

Montauk County Park

Montauk Highway in Montauk

Morgan Memorial Park Beach

Germain Street in Glen Cove

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

Orient Beach State Park

Route 25 in Orient
(631) 323-2440

Peconic Dunes County Park

Soundview Avenue in Peconic

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

in Oyster Bay (516) 922-9200

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

3 Old Country Road in Quogue

Robert Cushman Murphy County Park

Old River Road in Manorville

Rocky Point Mountain Bike Trail

Rocy Point Road in Rocky Point

Sands Point Preserve

127 Middleneck Road in Port Washington

Sears Bellows County Park

Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays

Shinnecock East County Park

Dune Road in Southampton

Southaven County Park

Victory Avenue in Brookhaven

Sweetbriar Nature Center

62 Eckernkamp Drive in Smithtown

Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center

Ocean Parkway in Wantagh

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

134 Cove Road in Oyster Bay

Trail View State Park

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

Twin Lakes Preserve

Old Mill Road in Wantagh

Uplands Farm Sanctuary

Lawrence Hill Road in Cold Spring Harbor

Valley Stream State Park

in Valley Stream (516) 825-4128

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

Whitney Pond Park

Community Drive at Northern Boulevard in Manhasset

Wildwood State Park

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