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Long Island Bicycles, Bike Trails and Biking on Long Island

Written by amusement-parks  |  20. September 2005

Long Island Parks provide a multitude of outdoor activities including recreation, sports and amusements. The list of parks below provide scenic trails and areas for visitors to ride their bicycles. Experience nature at its finest on Long Island, New York. Please note: Each park has it's own hours, rules and regulations. Please call the park directly for additional information and/or questions.

Bicycles, Bike Trails and Biking on Long Island

Belmont Lake State Park PO Box 247 Babylon, NY, 11702 Phone: 631-667-5055 Belmont Lake State Park is a full service park and the headquarters of the Long Island State Park Region. Activities include boating, fishing, picnicking, biking, horseback riding and more. Bethpage State Park Bethpage Parkway Farmingdale, NY, 11735 Phone: 516-249-0701 Bethpage State Park is best known for its five world-class golf courses, but visitors flock to the park to use its picnic facilities, bridle paths, hiking and biking trails. Camp Hero State Park Montauk, NY 11954 Camp Hero State Park encompasses 415 acres of diverse landscape including heavily wooded areas, a long expanse of beachfront along the Atlantic Ocean, and an historic military institution. Caumsett State Park 25 Lloyd Harbor Rd Huntington, NY, 11743 Phone: 631-423-1770 Caumsett State Historic Park, situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound, offers miles of bridle paths, walking, jogging, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and nature trails. Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow State Park Rte. 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway Kings Park, NY, 11754 Phone: 631-269-4333 Sunken Meadow State Park, located on Long Island Sound, has a wide range of topography that sustains a variety of flora and fauna. The three miles of beach meets tall, glacier-form... Heckscher State Park Box 153 East Islip, NY, 11730 Phone: 631-581-2100 Named in 2005 as one of the Top 100 Campgrounds in the nation. Heckscher State Park has more than a million visitors a year. Twenty miles of trails attract hikers, bicycle and cross-country skiers. Hempstead Lake State Park West Hempstead, NY, 11552 Phone: 516-766-1029 Hempstead Lake State Park is a multi use facility. Included are 20 tennis courts, children's playgrounds, basketball courts, bridle trails for horse back riding, biking and hiking. Hither Hills State Park 50 South Fairview Ave Montauk, NY, 11954 Phone: 631-668-3781 Named in 2005 as one of Reserve America's Top Outdoor Locations. Hither Hills State Park offers visitors scenic picnic areas and fireplaces, sport fishing, a sandy ocean beach, playing fields, a playground and a 168-site campground on the ocean. Orient Beach State Park Box 117 Orient, NY, 11957 Phone: 631-323-2440 Orient Beach State Park has 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner's Bay and a rare maritime forest with red cedar, black-jack oak trees and prickly-pear cactus. A beautiful wood deck lets you overlook Gardiner's Bay. Visitors can swim in the bay, fish, picnic, play ball, go hiking or biking, or walk a nature trail. Shadmoor State Park Montauk, NY 11954 Ninety-nine acre Shadmoor State Park, located one quarter-mile east of Montauk Village, features more than 2,400 feet of ocean beach accessed by two stairways. The park, named for its open, rolling geography and the shadbush that grows there, also has bluffs, freshwater wetlands that are part of the preserve, hiking trails and elevated platforms for birdwatching and enjoying the shoreline views. Trail View State Park Huntington, NY, 11743 Phone: 631-423-1770 Trail View is a 400-acre, 7.4-mile linear park that serves as a link along the Nassau/Suffolk Greenbelt Trail that extends from Cold Spring Harbor State Park on the north shore of Suffolk County to Bethpage State Park, and eventually to the south shore of Nassau County. Valley Stream State Park Box 670 Valley Stream, NY, 11580 Phone: 516-825-4128 Valley Stream State Park is a day-use picnic facility next to a highly-developed residential area. The park offers picnic areas with tables, fireplaces and grills; children's play areas; horseshoe, volleyball, basketball, bocce ball courts; ball fields; nature trails, and cross-country ski trails. Wildwood State Park PO Box 518 North Wading River Rd Wading River, NY, 11792 Phone: 631-929-4314 Wildwood State Park comprises 600 acres of undeveloped hardwood forest terminating on the high bluff overlooking Long Island Sound. Trailer and tent sites are available for campers. For a list of New York State Parks, Beaches, Recreation and Historic Preservation sites, please visit New York State Parks

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