Long Island Hiking Trails, Golf, Sports & Outdoors

Take to the Long Island outdoors, and you’ll find plenty of outdoor activities and sports to keep you busy, along with Long Island hiking trails, world-class golf courses, scenic parks and some of the best fishing in New York. Come explore the Long Island outdoors for an adventure-filled getaway unlike any other.


From beachfront campsites among the ocean dunes to wooded parks overlooking our bays and waterways, camping in Long Island, NY is an unforgettable experience. There are hundreds of acres of nature trails to explore. Many Long Island camping facilities also...


Hiking and Biking

Just outside New York City, one of the most populous cities in the nation, Long Island offers visitors an escape from the ordinary. Hike through a 200-year old Sunken Forest in Fire Island’s ocean dunes; or find a trail leading...


Horseback Riding & Polo

Long Island has a long recreational horseback riding culture dating back to the gilded Gold Coast era, when residents were free to ride through most public and private property on the back of their well bred horses. There are still...


Lakes & Waterways

Visitors to Long Island can experience a broad range of recreational activities at our freshwater ponds, lakes and rivers. Rent a rowboat and spend a lazy afternoon enjoying the fresh air and scenery. Rent a kayak or canoe and head...


Parks & Reserves

The preserves and parks on Long Island offer a variety of experiences, from the always bustling Eisenhower Park with its many activities and free concerts to the secluded wooded bluffs of Wildwood State Park. Long Island state parks on the...


Spectator Sports

Long Island keeps the sports action going with major professional teams and exciting local league and minor league games. Catch a thrilling hockey game on Long Island with the Islanders at their home coliseum in Nassau County. And don't miss the Duck's...


Ice Skating

Put on a pair of skates and experience ice skating on Long Island. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor facilities. Several of the Island's villages and parks, including Port Jefferson Village, Greenport Village, Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn, Grant...


Golf Courses

World-class fairways, miles of sparkling beaches, historic golf clubs and quaint seaside villages. Come discover Long Island on the best New York golf courses. Thrill to a round where the golf's best have battled at Bethpage State Park's Black Course. Roam...


Nature Cruises

Step aboard a nature cruise and set course around the calm waters of Long Island's bays and inlets to discover indigenous flora and fauna. Guided cruises offer a rare insight into Long Island's rich coastal history dating back to the...


Wildlife & Birds

Grab your binoculars and set out on a nature and/or bird watching trip through Long Island's wetlands and woods. Long Island is home to a surprising abundance of birds, since it's on a major migratory route, and it is home...


Long Island Adventures

Looking for an adventure? Come to Long Island where you’ll find unforgettable experiences on the land, sea and in the sky. Get your heart racing and take to the sky to experience the full panorama of Long Island. Embark on...


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