Hiking

Hiking

Some of the Suffolk County Parks which offer hiking are:

Blydenburgh County Park Smithtown
Cathedral Pines County Park & Prosser Pines County Park Middle Island
Cedar Point County Park East Hampton
Cranberry Bog County Park Riverhead
Gardiner County Park West Bay Shore
Lakeland County Park* Islandia
Montauk County Park Montauk
Pine Barrens Trails Information Center* Manorville
Robert Cushman Murphy County Park Calverton/Manorville
Sears Bellows County Park Hampton Bays
Southaven County Park Brookhaven
West Hills County Park Huntington

The Suffolk County Parks Department offers opportunities for hiking in numerous parks and preserves from the Nassau/Suffolk border to the easternmost points of Long Island. Many of the properties open for hiking have been acquired by Suffolk County under innovative land acquisition programs designed to protect undeveloped open space and natural resource areas. There is no charge for hiking in Suffolk County Parks, though hikers should carry with them their Suffolk County Green Key Card. Hikers are required to stay on marked trails only. Plant or animal life may not be disturbed. It is recommended that hikers wear light-colored clothing and check frequently for ticks. Guided trail outings are offered throughout the year by the following organizations:

The Third House Nature Center
(631) 668-5226
email: thirdhousenaturecenter@gmail.com

The Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference
(631-360-0753)
email: ligreenbelt@verizon.net

Long Island State Parks Commission
(631-669-1000)

Southampton Trails Preservation Society
(631-537-5202)
email:southamptontrailspreservationsociety@hotmail.com

East Hampton Trails Preservation Society
P.O. Box 144 Amagansett, N.Y. 11930
(631) 329-4227
email:EHTPS@aol.com

Group for the South Fork
(631-537-1400)

The Nature Conservancy
(631-367-3225) L.I. Chapter
(631-329-7689) South Fork Chapter

Peconic Land Trust
(631-283-3195)

Contact Us

Address:
P.O. Box 144
West Sayville, NY 11796

Email:
scparks@suffolkcountyny.gov

Phone:
(631) 854-4949

Fax:
(631) 854-4969

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