Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

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

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 01 Apr
Windcatchers
Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Wind plays an important part in our world. Discover the advantages and disadvantages of the wind through hands-on activities and games. Afterwards, you'll create a unique windcatcher to use at home.

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free unless participating.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 Apr
Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Earth Day should be every day. We all need to help out. Through hands-on activities, games and a craft you will discover how you can do your part.

Registration: Required
Sat 06 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Project/Event Description:

-invasive removal
-planting flowers and trees
-clean up streamsAll ages welcome

Register: http://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Gift Shop
  • Museum/Visitors Center
  • Nature Trails
    • Activities
    • Recreation Programs