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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.


No Pets Allowed

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

Hours of Operation

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday 

    April - October Hours are 10AM - 6PM 
    November - March hours are 8AM - 4PM

    Closed Mondays & Tuesdays  

Fees & Rates

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

    Empire passport and Golden Park Program accepted. 


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Sun 24 Mar
The Fly Girls – Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
Sunday, March 24, 2019 01:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Lecturer Bruce Kagan will give a stirring historical presentation of women rising above the prejudice to achieve their groundbreaking objective to pilot military aircraft that were often built and tested on Long Island.

Sat 06 Apr
A Photographer’s Journey through McNeil River Bear Sanctuary
Saturday, April 6, 2019 07:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

The McNeil River Brown Bear Sanctuary on the Alaska Peninsula is a very unique place for up close viewing of wildlife, especially brown bear. Photographer Kevin Ferris ( has visited the McNeil River sanctuary several times and will present a program that covers the history of the sanctuary, conservation approach applied at the McNeil Sanctuary as well as the photo experience. The sanctuary is accessible only through a lottery system which limits visitors to this amazing place.

Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Parking Instructions: Meet at the Visitor Center. Ages for all projects: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project #1: There will be a presentation by the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society at 1:00 p.m., followed by a beach-cleanup. Refreshments will be provided. Please bring: Garden gloves, water, sunscreen
Start time: 1pm | End time: 3pm
Meeting Location: Hallock State Park Preserve Visitor Center

Volunteer Project #2: All day beach clean-up, on your own. Please bring: Garden gloves, water, sunscreen
Start time: 10am | End time: 4pm
Meeting Location: Check in at Visitor Center

We can accommodate: Small groups, college student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts Questions? Call: 631-315-5475 Email:

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Trails
  • Activities
  • Hiking
  • Hiking