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Hallock State Park Preserve

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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 423 Jamesport, NY 11947

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.


Digital Maps

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

Sat 08 Oct
The Long Island Sound Beach Walk
Saturday, October 8, 2022 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
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!"
Sat 22 Oct
Botany and Bird Walk - A Look Up -- Look Down Walk
Saturday, October 22, 2022 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Walk along park trails identifying plants as well as migratory and resident birds that inhabit this Preserve. Roundtrip 1 mile.
Sat 12 Nov
Tree Identification Walk
Saturday, November 12, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
A look at the Park's trees and how to identify them by using bark, seeds, leaves and buds! Learn differences between hickories, oaks, cedars and many more.
Sat 19 Nov
Autumn Bird Walk
Saturday, November 19, 2022 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
A 3 mile walk through fields, forest and pond areas to find many wintering and resident species of birds. Bring binoculars for this 3 mile jaunt.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking