Transit to Trails

Enjoy Long Island’s beautiful outdoor wonders via the Long Island Rail Road.

Ready to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the beauty and nature of Long Island? Say hello to Transit to Trails, an initiative created in 2023 by the Suffolk County to invite outdoor enthusiasts to access Long Island’s picturesque destinations using only public transportation.

Transit to Trails' website is brimming with maps, trail guides and expert tips of each town, including difficulty level and scenic overlooks. Embark on your next journey with the help of their mobile friendly PDF guides to access some of Long Island’s most beautiful outdoor adventures.

Hop aboard the LIRR to Great River Station to stroll through the beauty and breathtaking views of the Bayard Cutting Arboretum and then bike to East Islip’s downtown to enjoy cafes, bakeries, and restaurants. If you’re up for a challenge, stop at Cold Spring Harbor Station to conquer one of Long Island’s most exhilarating terrains. From serene nature hikes to exciting bike rides, Transit to Trails caters to outdoor adventurers of all kinds.

Click here to access the Transit to Trails website and plan your unforgettable adventure through Long Island natural wonders.