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Heckscher State Park - Hiking

Long Island, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Heckscher State Park Statistics

Distance

3 KM

What are the activities at Heckscher State Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Heckscher State Park?

Heckscher State Park is a 1,657-acre (6.71 km2) state park on the shore of the Great South Bay at East Islip in Suffolk County, New York, USA.

The Heckscher State Park is a beautiful park located in New York. The park offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy, including fishing, hiking, and biking. There are also several picnic areas located throughout the park, as well as a playground and a swimming area. The park is a great place to spend a day with family or friends, and it's also a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Coordinates
-73.1660222
40.7114392

What are the coordinates and address of Heckscher State Park?

Heckscher State Park
(631) 581-2100
1 Heckscher State Parkway, East Islip, NY 11730, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Heckscher State Park in New York can be accessed from the main entrance off of Heckscher Parkway.

Why visit Heckscher State Park

The Heckscher State Park is a beautiful park located in New York that offers visitors a variety of different activities to enjoy. The park has a large amount of open space, which makes it perfect for hiking, biking, and running. There are also several lakes located in the park, which make it a great spot for fishing, swimming, and boating. Additionally, the park has a playground, a picnic area, and a campground, making it the perfect place to spend a day or weekend with friends and family.

Is Heckscher State Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

Heckscher State Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including hiking, fishing, and swimming.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Heckscher State Park in New York include fishing, hiking, and biking. There are also several playgrounds and picnic areas within the park, as well as a nature center where visitors can learn about the local flora and fauna.

1. Heckscher State Park is a beautiful park located on Long Island in New York. The park offers many activities such as fishing, hiking, biking, and bird watching.

2. The park is also home to many beautiful trails that are perfect for a hike or a bike ride.

3. The park is also a great place to go fishing, and there are many different types of fish to be caught in the park's waters.

4. Heckscher State Park is also a great place to go bird watching, as it is home to many different types of birds.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at Heckscher State Park

2. Joe's Crab Shack

3. Buffalo Wild Wings

4. Texas Roadhouse

5. Olive Garden

6. Red Lobster

7. Applebee's

8. Chili's

9. Denny's

10. IHOP

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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