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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.

 

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. 

Maps

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Sat 24 Nov
Save Sea Turtles in New York
Saturday, November 24, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Join the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society to learn about the four species of marine turtles that live off our shores and what we can do the help protect them. A beach walk and clean-up will follow, weather permitting.

Sat 01 Dec
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises in New York
Saturday, December 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Learn about cetaceans and their behavior in our local waters from Atlantic Marine Conservation Society scientists. The discussion will include what you can do to help them survive. A beach walk and clean-up will follow, weather permitting.

Sun 02 Dec
North Shore Milestone Markers
Sunday, December 2, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Join Bruce Kagan for a 60 minute presentation on a little know part of Long Island history. This program spotlights the granite milestone markers that still sit along some of the busy North Shore roads. Bruce will present his bicycle journey to photograph the stones that remain. He will trace several theories about the origin and history of these markers, which have recently been proposed. Whether or not you have noticed these markers before, you will now be able to search for and recognize them on your future travels.

Thu 27 Dec
Seals in New York
Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Join scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society to understand the seals we find in our local waters, the threats they face during their seasonal time here, and what we can do to help them. A beach walk and clean-up will follow, weather permitting.

Tue 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

The event will start with a short presentation at the Hallock Visitors Center about local marine life and the dangers from humans they face in Long Island waters. The group will then take a one-mile hike (sandy and inclined grades) to and along the Hallock State Park Preserve beachfront on Long Island Sound to check for cold-stunned sea turtles and to pick up beach trash blown in by the winter storms.

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