Golf, Sports & Outdoors

Step outside in Suffolk County and you’ll find a whole world of fun outdoor activities in New York. From golf and hiking to camping, fishing and scuba diving, we’ve got it all for the visitor who wants to escape the city. Experience nature through wildlife watching, climb to Long Island’s highest point, enjoy a picnic or embark on oceanic adventures.

The possibilities are endless in the outdoor adventure mecca that is Suffolk County. There’s just so much to explore and experience. Come visit for an adventure of a lifetime!

Search our menu of the most exciting outdoor activities in New York on the right. Find a camping spot and sleep under the stars or book a hotel for added comfort after a day outdoors.

Wildlife & Birds

When you’re packing for Suffolk County, be sure and include your binoculars for some Long Island birding and nature watching! We’re located on a major migratory route, so the variety of birds that pass through Long Island each year is astounding....
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Nature Cruises

All aboard, for a relaxing and educational nature cruise through Suffolk County’s bays and inlets! Get an up-close glimpse of the area’s ecological history going all the way back to the post-glacial period. You’ll also have the opportunity to observe...
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Water Sports & Rentals

Possibilities are endless for water sports and activities in Suffolk County. Go on a seal or whale watching tour, take a salt water fishing charter, or even rent kayaks and go exploring along the scenic coastline. And of course, there’s...
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Parks & Preserves

Suffolk County, Long Island nature preserves and parks offer a variety of experiences from the secluded wooded bluffs of Wildwood State Park to the historic lighthouse in Montauk Point State Park. Listen to free outdoor concerts, take a walk or...
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Spectator Sports

Suffolk County has a thriving sports scene with the minor league baseball team, Long Island Ducks plus the various sporting events coming out of Stony Brook University. Bring the family or plan a friends’ trip and take them out to...
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Long Island Adventures

Want a panoramic view of the amazing beauty of the Atlantic Ocean and our island home of Suffolk County, New York? Take to the sky. Sign up for a guided Long Island flying tour of our beaches, ocean, parks and...
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Lakes & Waterways

Being so close to the ocean has more benefits than just white sandy beaches – Suffolk County, Long Island waterways and lakes invite you to enjoy a wealth of water sports adventures. Bring your own, or rent a rowboat, canoe...
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Ice Skating

Planning on being in Suffolk County between November and March? If so, ice skating on Long Island should definitely be on your itinerary. Some of Suffolk County’s villages set up public ice skating rinks just for the season. Visit the...
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Horseback Riding & Polo

Just because we’re close to cosmopolitan New York City doesn’t mean you can’t go horseback riding on Long Island. In fact, Suffolk County has a rich tradition of horseback riding dating all the way back to its creation. If you...
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Hiking & Biking

If you want to get out and explore, Suffolk County is the perfect place for biking or hiking on Long Island. With Long Island bike trails and hiking paths that range from beaches to woodlands, you get the best of...
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Golf Courses

With sparkling beaches, world-class greens, fairways and rolling hills, can you imagine anything better than golf in Suffolk County? We’re home to some of the best golf courses New York state has to offer. Our course designers have combined scenery...
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Fishing

Cruising, sight-seeing, fishing – Suffolk County’s resort, state park and family-friendly marinas offer everything boat lovers need and more. Whether you own your own boat, want to be your own captain of a rental craft or are ready for a...
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Camping

In addition to shops and restaurants, Suffolk County also has a much more rugged side. With both beachfront and wooded campsites, you can experience the outdoors in different ways. Many Long Island campground facilities have swimming, hiking, horseback riding, fishing...
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