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 or kayak for a day on our scenic water or search for good spots on the banks of the many Long Island lakes and fish the day away.
These Long Island waterways and lakes also offer both relaxation and inspiration to those wanting to get outside in Suffolk County for hiking, biking or horseback riding in one of our many state parks. Our lakes and waterways, combined with the wooded areas and sandy beaches, make Suffolk County the ideal landscape for those seeking any kind of outdoor adventure.
View a full list of Long Island lakes and waterways below and start planning your next relaxing getaway!
Ideally located on the picturesque, boat-filled Peconic River, and part...
Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.