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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

  • 4/1/2024 - 10/31/2024 hours are 10:00am - 6:00pm
    11/1/2024 - 3/31/2025 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.

    Fee Collected:
    4/6/24 - 5/27/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (weekends/holidays)
    5/28/24 - 10/14/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (daily)
    10/14/24 - 10/31/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (weekends/holidays)
    No Fee collected 11/1/24 - 3/31/2025

    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 20 Apr
Earth Day Hike
Saturday, April 20, 2024 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Even though the traditional date for Earth Day is April 22, join State Park naturalist MaryLaura Lamont to celebrate it a few days earlier by walking the trails observing all things that call the Earth home. Plants, birds, mammals, and more will be found and discussed. Meet in the Upper Parking Lot.
Sat 20 Apr
Weekly Beach Monitoring and Clean-up
Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
This weekly walk and discussion with members of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society and park staff monitors for injured wildlife along the Park Preserves' Long Island Sound beachfront. Dress for the weather and bring gloves. Trash pickers and buckets will be provided, to help remove debris that can harm sea life. Meet at Visitor Center.
Sat 27 Apr
Arbor Day Tree ID Walk
Saturday, April 27, 2024 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
In "honor of trees" and Arbor Day, meet at the Visitor Center for the first part of the program handling samples of wood and learn what that wood was used for. Then we drive to the upper lot where we will walk the trails learning how to identify trees using buds, early leaves, flowers, seeds and bark. Led by State Park naturalist Mary Laura Lamont. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Sat 27 Apr
Weekly Beach Monitoring and Clean-up
Saturday, April 27, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
This weekly walk and discussion with members of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society and park staff monitors for wildlife along the Park Preserve's Long Island Sound beachfront. Dress for the weather and bring gloves. Trash pickers and buckets will be provided, to help remove debris that can harm sea life. Meet at Visitor Center.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking