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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 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.

Maps

Digital Maps

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

Sat 02 Jul
The Bad Plant Botany Walk
Saturday, July 2, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Invasive plant species are taking over native habitats and eliminating native plants and animals. Learn, identify and observe the many kinds of "bad plants" that grow in the Preserve. Roundtrip walk along the trail will be about 1 mile. Wear tick repellent. Meet in the upper parking lot. Programs led by MaryLaura Lamont. Call for details, reservations at (631)315-5475. Rain cancels programs!!!
Sat 16 Jul
Wildflower Garden and Butterflies
Saturday, July 16, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Learn about different species of Long Island native wildflowers in the garden here, why they were chosen, why it is important to plant native flowers, and observe all the different species of insects that visit the flowers! This wildflower garden has attracted many pollinators such as butterflies and different species of bees. THIS PROGRAM MEETS AT VISITOR CENTER. Programs led by MaryLaura Lamont. Call for details, reservations at (631)315-5475. Rain cancels programs!!!
Sat 30 Jul
Rocks, Sand and Shell Beach Walk
Saturday, July 30, 2022 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
A walk along the shore of beautiful Long Island Sound looking at and discussing rocks, sand and all the shells we find! Meet in the upper parking lot. Programs led by MaryLaura Lamont. Call for details, reservations at (631)315-5475. Rain cancels programs!!!
Sat 13 Aug
Nature Walk
Saturday, August 13, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
A general nature stroll along a short trail observing birds, plants, and anything else that comes our way. Also discussed will be the interesting history of the preserve. Wear tick repellent. Meet in the upper parking lot. Programs led by MaryLaura Lamont. Call for details, reservations at (631)315-5475. Rain cancels programs!!!
Sat 27 Aug
Wildflower Garden and Butterflies
Saturday, August 27, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve

Learn about different species of Long Island native wildflowers in the garden here, why they were chosen, why it is important to plant native flowers, and observe all the different species of insects that visit the flowers! This wildflower garden has attracted many pollinators such as butterflies and different species of bees. THIS PROGRAM MEETS AT VISITOR CENTER. Programs led by MaryLaura Lamont. Call for details, reservations at (631)315-5475. Rain cancels programs!!!

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking