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Parks & Preserves

Suffolk County Nature Preserves

Long Island parks, wildlife sanctuaries, estuaries, and nature preserves 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 a ride through breathtaking and wild landscapes or pack the car for a day of swimming, hiking or picnicking at one of many great Suffolk County parks.

Our state, nature and historic preserves offer many hours of adventure and educational fun as they protect the natural environment, ecological systems and historical treasures of Suffolk County Long Island.

Browse through Suffolk County, Long Island nature preserves and historic preserves listings as well as Suffolk County parks listings below to learn more and to find out about upcoming events!

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Bridge Gardens

Bridge Gardens

36 Mitchell Lane

Bridgehampton

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Sweetbriar Nature Center

Sweetbriar Nature Center

62 Eckernkamp Drive

Smithtown

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Sweetbriar Nature Center hosts 54 acres of beautiful hiking trails...
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Grumman Memorial Park

Grumman Memorial Park

Rte. 25 and Rte. 25A

Calverton

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Preserving the legacy of Grumman Aerospace on the site of...
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LongHouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve

133 Hands Creek Road

East Hampton

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Sixteen acres of gardens are punctuated with over 70 pieces...
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Nissequogue State Park

Nissequogue State Park

Nissequogue State Park,

Kings Park

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Nissequogue River State Park is located on the north shore...
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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Smithtown

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You can take a step back in time at Caleb...
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Sunken Meadow State Park

Sunken Meadow State Park

Sunken Meadow State Park

Kings Park

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Sunken Meadow State Park, fronting on Long Island Sound, has...
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Hoyt Farm Park Preserve

Hoyt Farm Park Preserve

Hoyt Farm Town Park,

Commack

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Like many parks on Long Island this Park/Preserve is a...
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Fire Island Lighthouse

Fire Island Lighthouse

Robert Moses State Park

Fire Island

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Located in Fire Island National Seashore just east of Robert...
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Suffolk County Parks

Suffolk County Parks

West Sayville

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Suffolk County Parks department operates several county parks, preserves and...
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West Hills County Park

West Hills County Park

Sweet Hollow Road

Huntington

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Picturesque well-groomed nature trails, including the historic Walt Whitman trail...
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Belmont Lake State Park

Belmont Lake State Park

Southern State Pkwy exit 38

North Babylon

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Belmont Lake State Park is a full service park and...
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Cathedral Pines County Park

Cathedral Pines County Park

Cathedral Pines County Park,

Middle Island

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This 320 acre site is situated along the headwaters of...
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

440 Montauk Highway

Oakdale

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Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park landscape and tree planting was...
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Heckscher State Park

Heckscher State Park

Heckscher Parkway

East Islip

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Heckscher State Park has more than a million visitors a...
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Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Connetquot River State Park Preserve,

Oakdale

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Connetquot River State Park Preserve maintains the lands and waters...
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Montauk Point State Park

Montauk Point State Park

Montauk Point State Parkway

Montauk

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Montauk Point State Park, a heavily-wooded tundra leading to the...
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Orient Beach State Park

Orient Beach State Park

North Country Road

Orient

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Orient Beach State Park has 45,000 feet of frontage on...
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Meschutt Beach County Park

Meschutt Beach County Park

Canal Road at Old North Highway

Hampton Bays

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When you think of Meschutt Beach County Park you have...
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Cold Spring Harbor State Park

Cold Spring Harbor State Park

Cold Spring Harbor State Park,

Cold Spring Harbor

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The park is comprised of 40 acres of hilly terrain...
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Shadmoor State Park

Shadmoor State Park

Route 27 at Seaside Avenue

Montauk

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The 99-acre Shadmoor State Park, located one quarter-mile east of...
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Caumsett Historic State Park

Caumsett Historic State Park

25 Lloyd Harbor Road

Lloyd Harbor

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Caumsett State Historic Park, the former estate of Marshall Field...
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Montauk County Park

Montauk County Park

Montauk Highway

Montauk

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Montauk County Park offers outer beach access and outer beach...
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Smith Point County Park

Smith Point County Park

Smith Point County Park

Shirley

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Smith Point, on the Fire Island barrier beach, is a...
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Van Bourgondien Park

Van Bourgondien Park

833 Deer Park Rd

Dix Hills

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Soccer fields, and tennis courts, comfort Station, and Playground.
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Hither Hills State Park

Hither Hills State Park

50 South Fairview Avenue

Montauk

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Hither Hills State Park offers visitors scenic picnic areas and...
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Cupsogue Beach County Park

Cupsogue Beach County Park

906 Dune Road

Westhampton

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This 296 acre barrier beach park offers lifeguard supervised Atlantic...
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Cedar Point County Park

Cedar Point County Park

5 Cedar Point Road

East Hampton

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This 607 acre park, with commanding views of Gardiners Bay,...
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Wildwood State Park

Wildwood State Park

Wildwood State Park,

Wading River

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Wildwood State Park comprises 600 acres of undeveloped hardwood forest...
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Southaven County Park

Southaven County Park

Southaven County Park,

Brookhaven

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The Carmans River flows through this scenic, pine oak forested...
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Peconic Dunes County Park

Peconic Dunes County Park

Peconic Dunes County Park,

Peconic

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At this 36 acre park, hiking and fishing are permitted....
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Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Quogue Wildlife Refuge

3 Old Country Road

Quogue

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Since 1934, the Quogue wildlife Refuge has been a nature...
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Robert Moses State Park

Robert Moses State Park

Robert Moses State Park

Fire Island

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For all of Robert Moses State Park's 875 acres, its...
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Sears Bellows County Park

Sears Bellows County Park

Bellows Pond Road

Hampton Bays

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This 979 acre park offers a broad range of recreational...
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Gardiner County Park

Gardiner County Park

Gardiner County Park

Bay Shore

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Originally owned by the Gardiner family, Suffolk's first non-native landowners,...

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