Explore the most popular trails near East Islip with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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Paved path 1.5 there and back makes it a comfortable 3mile hike on flat land, does weave thru the "campground" and playground but decent coverage and trail "feel" on the north end closer to the parkway. Cut across when you get to the end and explore the dirt paths on the east side of the park, large 10ft wide paths are easily navigated east towards the golf course or back south to link up with the paved path

A fun, flat walk along a wooden pathway. Really beautiful! Cattails, trees, small streams, and we saw deer and mallards.

Great flat place to casually ride bikes without worrying too much about cars.

Not the longest trail but so much to see!

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Great hike with my boys through the trails and on the deck. Great trail!

Thursday, November 03, 2016

I have to disagree with the prior comments! This massive state park is one of the best on Long Island. There are wooded trails for miles as long as paved trails. Ticks are prevalent in wooded areas anywhere on Long Island so always be cautious and simply shower after hiking. Gorgeous views of the great South Bay and Fire Island. Beautiful wildlife year round. Great picnic area. Some areas are closed to vehicles due to storm damage from Sandy but still accessible by foot.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Love this site. Trails through the marsh, trails through the woods. Some boardwalked and some not. Be prepared for mud if you are off the boardwalk. As with all Long Island site, check for ticks afterwards! The nature center is only open on the weekends, but the trails are open every day until 4:30.

camping
Monday, August 26, 2013

We have camp and hiked here since 2007. It is very flat, not very wooded, and much of the southern part is paved. Good for bikers but hikers beware of ticks. It also tends to be windy, which can be good or bad depending on the season.

hiking
Monday, January 14, 2013

Be careful there are lots of ticks

walking
Monday, December 31, 2012

Be VERY careful of the ticks here ( they carry Lyme's disease)- Field 5 is for the dogs. I parked in the lot, walked to the West and went into the trail along the reeds which leads up to a pretty area of pine trees and fields. I found ticks on my dog when we got back. There are many other parking areas of the park to walk, and beach areas, no dogs allowed there. Better to walk in winter or wear the right clothes and check yourself when you leave. Fee to get in- free with NY state park pass ($65/year).

hiking
Sunday, August 26, 2012

I wrote hiking as the activity because this app doesn't allow you to put rollerblading in as your activity. We parked in field 4 and went through the little picnic area then to the right along the paved trail. It is a really nice trail for rollerblading but I would recommend going to the left when you're at field 4 because there is only about 1/2 a mile of trail left if you go to the right.

walking
Monday, May 07, 2012

Great Park to walk, cycle & run . Beautiful trails with deer sightings. It has the beach, fishing, just all over beauty. Go there to relax and take a load off, or go there to get the best of your bike and legs. Very clean. Just a great place to visit.

hiking
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Easy and relaxing flat trail. Plenty of foliage with some deer. This is part of a state park that has picnic areas, playgrounds, restrooms and biking trails.

trail running
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hiking
Friday, July 07, 2017

walking
Saturday, July 01, 2017

road biking
Sunday, June 25, 2017

mountain biking
Saturday, August 06, 2016

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