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    Taxonomy Code: PL-6400.6500-800

    Large areas of special scenic, historic or scientific importance that are set aside by state government and preserved in their natural condition for public enjoyment and appreciation as well as for environmental study.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BAYARD CUTTING ARBORETUM STATE PARKProvides an oasis of beauty and quiet for the pleasure, rest and refreshment of those who delight in outdoor beauty and to bring about a greater appreciation and understanding of the value and importance of informal planting. Hiking and bird watching are permitted. Events include a chamber concert series and holiday tree lighting.SuffolkBAYARD CUTTING ARBORETUM STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    BELMONT LAKE STATE PARKOffers 459 acres surrounding Belmont Lake. Activities include boating, fishing, picnicking, biking, horseback riding, hiking, row/pedal boats (rentals available, call for details), and cross-country skiing. Facilities include playing fields, horseshoe and basketball courts and playgrounds. Events include Summer Run Series, Holiday Egg Hunt, fishing clinic, Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony. Empire passport accepted. Fee for some activities. No pets allowed except dogs (restrictions apply).SuffolkBELMONT LAKE STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    BETHPAGE STATE PARKFeatures 5 eighteen hole golf courses, a driving range, practice greens, 10 miles of trails, picnic areas, playgrounds, a polo field, 12 tennis courts, softball fields, model plane flying, and a bridle path. Winter sports such as sleigh riding and cross country skiing are also available, weather permitting.NassauBETHPAGE STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    BRENTWOOD STATE PARK59 acres of park land. Soccer and baseball fields. All activities by permit only.SuffolkBRENTWOOD STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    CALEB SMITH STATE PARK PRESERVEProvides hiking, cross-country skiing, nature trails, fishing(freshwater and fly), refuge for wildlife, environmental educational programs and a place for people to develop an awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Events include junior angler fishing clinics and casting clinics.SuffolkCALEB SMITH STATE PARK PRESERVENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    CAMP HERO STATE PARKOffers picnic areas, surf fishing, surfing, trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, and ocean vistas from bluffs. This is also the former military base for coastal defense during World War II.SuffolkCAMP HERO STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    CAPTREE STATE PARKFeatures a boat basin with open and charter boats available for fishing, as well as scuba diving, sightseeing and excursion boats. Facilities include two fishing piers, boat launch ramp, bait and tackle and marine fuel station(closes Dec 1st), free pump-out station, restaurant (seasonal), snack bar, playground and picnic areas. Events include Fall Harvest and Seafood Festival, I Fish NY Clinic, Spring Rodeo Fishing Contest, Snapper Fishing Derby and South Shore Fishing Classic. Call for further information.SuffolkCAPTREE STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    CAUMSETT STATE HISTORIC PARKOffers 27 miles of trails, bridle paths, nature walks (by reservation), and fishing (by permit), bicycling, hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, environmental education and historical buildings. Events include Winter Run and Summer Run Series.SuffolkCAUMSETT STATE HISTORIC PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    COLD SPRING HARBOR STATE PARKOffers scenic vistas of the Cold Spring Harbor, bird watching, hiking trails, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing trails.SuffolkCOLD SPRING HARBOR STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    HECKSCHER STATE PARKOffers twenty miles of trails and a beach along the Great South Bay. Attractions include hiking, biking, fishing, camping, swimming, and cross-country skiing. Facilities include 9 softball fields, biking/walking paths, boat ramp, picnic tables, playground, a pool, basketball court, and 69 camp sites. Events include Winter Run and Summer Run series. Call for further information. Empire passport accepted no pets allowed except dogs in unrestricted areas.SuffolkHECKSCHER STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    HEMPSTEAD LAKE STATE PARKOffers picnic areas, 9 miles of bridle paths, 20 tennis courts (tennis tournaments during summer, call for registration), playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic pavilions, hiking and walking trails, a softball field, cross country skiing, fresh water fishing(permit required) and fishing. Restored Historical Carousel and Party Pavilion are now available for birthday parties and other events. Events include fishing festival and clinics, summer run series.NassauHEMPSTEAD LAKE STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    HITHER HILLS STATE PARKOffers ocean front camping (April to mid November for tent and trailer sites), hiking, nature trails, hunting, swimming, 2.5 miles of ocean beach, salt water surf fishing, fresh water fishing (w/NYS fishing license), softball field, volleyball courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, general store, bridle paths, and cross country skiing. Summer events include line dancing and sandcastle contests.SuffolkHITHER HILLS STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    JONES BEACH STATE PARKOffers 6.5 miles of ocean beaches, part of a 2,413-acre park. Main attractions include swimming, surf fishing, and a 14,400-seat amphitheater. Facilities include pools, bathhouses, band shell, 2-mile boardwalk, 2-mile health walk, 4-mile bike path, boat basin, 4-finger piers, bait station, surf casting, picnic areas, 4 basketball courts, 22 shuffleboard courts, 8 volleyball courts, paddle tennis, equipment rentals, pitch-putt golf, 2 softball fields, food stands, boardwalk restaurant(new construction pending), ice cream parlor, and exhibits. Lifeguards available, hours and dates vary. Summer events include New York Air Show, a volleyball tournament, an Independence Day fireworks program, Summer Run Series and Pitch Putt Tournament. Empire Passport accepted no pets allowed. The Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center contains, interior and exterior environmental exhibits, a butterfly garden, and children activities. Call for further information.NassauJONES BEACH STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    MONTAUK DOWNS STATE PARKOffers 18 hole, Par 72 golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, driving range, pro-shop, snack bar and grill. Spring and Fall Golf Tournaments.SuffolkMONTAUK DOWNS STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    MONTAUK POINT STATE PARKOffers hiking trails, surf fishing (Montauk surf classic each September), picnic areas, snack stands, gift shops, seal walks during winter months, playground, bridle path, hunting, bird watching, cross country skiing, and a view of the historic Montauk lighthouse.SuffolkMONTAUK POINT STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    NISSEQUOGUE RIVER STATE PARKOffers Greenbelt Trail, which is a walking and hiking trail, soccer field, canoes and kayak launching and rental programs marina (call for details), fishing, bird watching, history tours, activity room for children, gardens, and guided tours. The park is a designated State Bird Conservation Area.SuffolkNISSEQUOGUE RIVER STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    ORIENT BEACH STATE PARKOffers 8 miles of beaches on the bay, maritime forest with trails, playground, picnic areas, barbecues, gift shop, pavilon, bike rentals, spring egg hunt, children's summer theater, holiday tree lighting, bathhouse, snack bar, surf fishing, arts and harvest by the sea festival, bocci ball, horseshoes, volleyball, shuffleboard and environmental programs, bike rentals available.SuffolkORIENT BEACH STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    PLANTING FIELDS ARBORETUM STATE HISTORIC PARKFeatures 409 acres of rolling lawns, gardens, woodlands, and nature walks. Visitors may see displays in the Camellia greenhouse and the Main Greenhouse, as well as go on guided tours of the Coe Hall Mansion. Seasonal activities include outdoor tent and lawn concerts, classes, flower shows, craft shows, holiday tree lighting and festivals. Hiking allowed. Call for further information.NassauPLANTING FIELDS ARBORETUM STATE HISTORIC PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    ROBERT MOSES STATE PARKOffers 5 miles of ocean beach, 4 bathhouses, playground, surf fishing, surfing, 18 hole pitch-putt golf course, snack bar, picnic areas and volleyball courts. Events include pitch putt outing and summer run series.SuffolkROBERT MOSES STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    SAG HARBOR STATE PARK GOLF COURSEOffers a 9 hole, Par 35 golf course, pullcart rentals, electric carts, putting green, lessons and snack bar.SuffolkSAG HARBOR STATE PARK GOLF COURSENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    SHADMOOR STATE PARKOffers ocean beach, freshwater wetlands, salt water surf fishing, birdwatching, hiking and biking trails, and the preservation of 2 concrete bunkers from World War II.SuffolkSHADMOOR STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    TRAILVIEW STATE PARKOffers approximately 9 miles of hiking and biking trails which is part of Long Island Greenbelt Trail System, bird watching, horseback riding and cross country skiing.NassauTRAILVIEW STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    VALLEY STREAM STATE PARKOffers picnic areas, children's play areas, horseshoe courts, basketball courts, bocci ball courts, volleyball, woodland trails, and comfort stations.NassauVALLEY STREAM STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    WILDWOOD STATE PARKOffers 769 acres of hardwood forest on the Long Island Sound. Attractions include saltwater fishing, cross-country skiing, and trailer/tent sites for campers. Facilities include beach, picnic area, softball field, hiking trails (about 11.5 miles), volleyball court, 2 basketball courts, horseshoe pits and nature trails. Activities include Fall Festival and cross-country skiing. Empire passport accepted no pets allowed. Call for further information.SuffolkWILDWOOD STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION

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