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Bethpage State Park

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Address
99 Quaker Meeting House Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Latitude 40.738014
Longitude -73.468948

Bethpage State Park is best known for its five world-class golf courses, including the world-renowned Black Course which was the site of the U.S. Open Championship in 2002 and 2009 and the Barclays in 2012 and 2016. Future site of the PGA Championship in 2019, the Northern Trust in 2021 and 2027, and the Ryder Cup in 2024. Visitors also flock to the park to use the park's picnic facilities, playing fields, tennis courts, bridle paths, hiking and biking trails and cross-county skiing trails.

Bethpage State Park houses a restaurant and catering facilities, a Golf Pro Shop and driving range.

For information about Bethpage State Park Golf Course, please call (516) 249-0700.

Find out more about park permits and on picnic pavilion reservations. View the options available: Eagle Pavilion, Bluebird Pavilion

No Pets Allowed

Hours of Operation

  • Old Bethpage Equestrian Center: Horse Rentals, (boarding), year round, light hours - conditions permitting.
    Stable located adjacent to park property on Winding Road.
    516-531-8007.
  • Tennis

    Outdoor Court - Weather permitting.
    7 days per week. April through October. 7 am - 7 pm.

    Indoor & Outdoor - Weather permitting.
    7 am - 11 am and 2-3 pm Wkdays/7 am - 10 am Sat. - Sun. & Holidays.
    Singles may take only 1 hour. Doubles may take 1 1/2 hours when players are waiting.

    Indoor - Hard & Clay - Available year round.

    Winter Hours:
    M-Th. 7 am - 10:30 pm.
    F. 7 am - 8:30 pm.
    Sat.-Sun. 7 am - 7 pm.

    Summer Hours:
    Mon. - Fri. 7 am - 7 pm.
    Sat. - Sun. 7 am - 3 pm.
  • Golf Courses: Hours of operation are listed here. With any questions, please contact (516) 249-0700.
  • Picnic Area: Available year round. Vehicle entry fee applies.
  • Sleigh Riding & Cross Country Skiing: Available with snow cover. 12/1 - 3/31.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Horse Rentals
  • $40 per hour
  • Metal Detecting
  • By Permit Only $40
  • Model Airplane
  • By Permit Only $40
  • Picnicking
  • Group Picnic Permit - All Pavilions (Eagle and Bluebird)
    Weekends: $250
    Weekdays: $200
  • Tennis (Indoor & Outdoor)
  • Community Access
    Hard Court
    Mon-Fri $21 Sat, Sun, Holiday $23
    Clay Court
    Mon-Fri $17/hr Sat, Sun, Holiday $19/hr
    Senior Discount 50% - No senior discount on Sat. - Sun. & holidays
  • Tennis (Indoor-Hard & Clay)
  • Unreserved Time
    Summer Court $30/hr Winter Court $35/hr
    Reserved Time
    Winter/Summer $45/hr
  • Tennis (Outdoor)
  • Mon-Fri after 11 am $12/hr
    Sat, Sun, Holiday After 10 am $14/hr
    Reserved $20/hr
  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars $8
    Non Profit Buses $35 (By permit only)
    Commercial Buses $75
Sat 05 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bethpage State Park
(516) 249-0701

Register: https://ptny.wufoo.com/forms/zumi7km0s89kjp/

Special instructions: Volunteers are to park in the main parking lot of the picnic area

Project 1: Litter picking of picnic area. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves

Project 2: Mulching of children's trail. Volunteers will help to spread piles of mulch on the trail. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves

Project 3: General Park Clean Up. This involves raking of leaves, twigs and other debris located in our picnic area. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves

We can accommodate: Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts

For questions about this event:
Call: 631-962-0217
Email: Ron.grabowski@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Bridle Path
  • Food (Accessible)
  • Grills (Accessible)
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds (Accessible)
  • Playing Fields
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Biking (Accessible)
  • Golf (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Sledding * Steerable sleds only. Inflatables not permitted. Please call the park office before your arrival (516-249-0701)
  • Tennis
  • X-Country Skiing