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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum

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Address
581 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
Latitude 40.852627
Longitude -73.225403

September Nature Programs

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve offers environmental education programs year round for schools at all grade levels. The preserve also offers interpretive programs for youth organizations and the general public including Tiny Tots (3-5 year olds), Fun for Kids, Family Adventures, and Adult Ed-ventures.

The nature museum is in the Smith Family home built in 1751. Nature trails lead you through a variety of habitats typical of the north shore of Long Island where many species of plants and animals are found.

No Pets Allowed

Hours of Operation

  • April 1st-September 30th: Tuesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
    October 1st-March 31st: Wednesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
Sat 03 Oct
Spider Hunt
Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Discover just how interesting spiders are. We will capture, observe and release these fascinating creatures, and learn how they survive.

Due to Covid-19 safety parameters, space is limited. Reservations are required. Masks are mandatory. $4 cash per person.

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Oct
Haunted Tales by Lantern Light
Saturday, October 24, 2020 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Take a night walk with us around the park on quiet meandering trails telling a few ghost stories. Wear good walking shoes and bring water if you like. (Rain date, October 31st)

Due to the Covid-19 safety parameters, space is limited. Reservations are required. Masks are mandatory. $4 cash per person.

Registration: Required

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Gift Shop
  • Visitor Center