Victory Avenue, Brookhaven
Park Office: (631) 854-1414
Hiking, camping, picnicking, freshwater fishing, rowboat rentals, canoeing, hunting, the Long Island Live Steamers (http://www.lilivesteam.org/) and bridle paths.
From Sunrise Highway, take exit 58 north. As you enter William Floyd Parkway, prepare to turn west onto Victory Avenue. Follow signs to main entrance to park.
The Carmans River flows through this scenic, pine-oak forested park. Southaven is a popular picnicking site, containing group areas capable of accommodating up to 1,000 people. Southaven's 1,356 acres also offer a bicycle hostel. Boating and freshwater fishing are permitted. Camping is also available, with sites for tents and trailers.