SOUTH SHORE NATURE CENTER

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS

 
General Information
Description of ServiceA 200 acre preserve which stretches to the shores of the Great South Bay. It contains mature upland forests, freshwater wetlands, vast salt marsh, and an extensive network of trails and boardwalk. It also houses a Visitor's Center which provides interactive exhibits and collections of both live animals and mounted wildlife specimens and dioramas. The Nature Center is operated by the Seatuck Environmental Association through a partnership with the Town of Islip, which owns the property together with Suffolk County and The Nature Conservancy.
Geographical AreaSuffolk
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo admission fee. Self guided nature walks/trail guides available for a small fee.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M-F 9am-5pm (Nature Center)
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 130 Bayview Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip East Islip, NY 11730
Mailing Address 1 P. O. Box 31
Mailing City, State, Zip Islip, NY 11751
Main Phone (631)581-1562
Service Location Email commissioner-rec@islipny.gov
Web Address www.islipny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: TOWN OF ISLIP
Affiliated Program: DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
This Service: SOUTH SHORE NATURE CENTER
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Museums (TA-5500)
Nature Centers/Walks (PL-6400.6000)