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Hallock State Park Preserve

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Address
6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11947
Latitude 40.983138
Longitude -72.588944

Hallock State Park Preserve offers a total of 225 acres. Hallock State Park Preserve is a shorefront park preserve that offers nearly one mile of pristine beachfront on the North Shore of Long Island along the Long Island Sound.

Hiking, nature walks, and bird watching are available. Development of the remainder of the preserve is in the planning stages and may include formal trails, environmental education, and activities appropriate for a park preserve.

Trail Guide
Print and fold to create a guide for an individual or family walk at Hallock State Preserve. If you cannot print 2-sided, the two sheets can be printed and stabled together, back-to-back, before folding. The markers follow the Yellow Trail, which starts in the northwest corner of the upper parking lot. A park map is also available on this site. 

Pet Policy: No pets allowed

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 623 Laurel, NY 11948

Hours of Operation

  • April - October hours are 10:00am - 6:00pm
    November - March hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Open Holidays: New Year's Day, MLK Day (January18), Washington's Birthday (February 15), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Fees & Rates

  • Entrance/Use
  • Parking fee is $8 per car.

    Empire Passport and Golden Park Program accepted.

Maps

Digital Maps

New! Download this park's digital map to your iOS Apple and Android device.

Sat 25 Sep
Autumn Bird Walk
Saturday, September 25, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Autumn Bird Walk - with southbound birds migrating through and over Long Island we can get a look at sparrows, hawks, vireos, confusing fall warblers and much more! Bring binoculars for a 2-mile jaunt through trails of the Preserve.

All programs meet in Upper Parking Lot, unless noted! Rain cancels, $8 parking fee, call (631) 315-5475 for info and reservations.

Sat 25 Sep
Beach Walk and Clean Up
Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
In honor of International Coastal Cleanup Day, join the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society and the Group for the East End for a walk and clean-up along the Preserve's beach on Long Island Sound.  Along the way, we will look for signs of local wildlife and pick up debris before it can harm marine life.  Beach clean-up supplies will be provided, but it is recommended to bring your own gloves.  

Please email education@amseas.org to register. Sponsored by Parks and Trails New York
Wed 29 Sep
Walk with a Biologist
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Take an hour-long hike with Atlantic Marine Conservation Society's Education Coordinator, Lindsey Reisz through Hallock State Park Preserve. The guided walk will explore the various habitats in the Preserve, search for wildlife, and discuss the current environmental issues and what we can do to help.  

Please email education@amseas.org to register. Sponsored by Parks and Trails New York.
Sat 02 Oct
The Long Island Sound Beach Walk
Saturday, October 2, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

The Long Island Sound Beach Walk - autumn is a great time to stroll the beach looking for shells and other treasures! We will also be looking at the fascinating geology of the cliffs and perhaps find some good clays to mold into a "creation!"

All programs meet in Upper Parking Lot, unless noted! Rain cancels, $8 parking fee, call (631) 315-5475 for info and reservations.

Sat 16 Oct
Botany and Bird Walk
Saturday, October 16, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

A Look Up and Look Down Walk - this walk will combine a walk/talk about the plants as well as the birds that inhabit this Preserve.

All programs meet in Upper Parking Lot, unless noted! Rain cancels, $8 parking fee, call (631) 315-5475 for info and reservations.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking