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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 623 Laurel, NY 11948

Hours of Operation

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday 

    April - October Hours are dawn to dusk 
    November - March hours are dawn to dusk

    Open Holidays: New Year's Day, MLK Day (January 21), Washington's Birthday (February 18), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

    Closed Mondays & Tuesdays  

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 15 Aug
Trees and Shrub Identification
Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

What trees and shrubs grow within the Park Preserve and how you can learn to identify them by looking at their leaves, buds and bark, and sometimes their fruits.

Park at the upper parking lot unless otherwise noted. Reservations required by calling (631) 315-5475. Programs currently limited to 20 people. All participants must have face coverings and adhere to current social distancing practices.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 Aug
Bird Walk
Saturday, August 22, 2020 09:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

This will be the first bird walk of the season in the Park and the bird migration has already started. Plan on a 3 mile roundtrip walk through various habitats to catch a glimpse of some southbound migrant birds as well as year round residents!

Park at the upper parking lot unless otherwise noted. Reservations required by calling (631) 315-5475. Programs currently limited to 20 people. All participants must have face coverings and adhere to current social distancing practices.

Registration: Required
Sat 29 Aug
Seashell Stories
Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
(631) 315-5475

Shells come in all different shapes, size and colors. The animals that make these shell houses have interesting lives. Identify some common shells along the Long lsland Sound and learn about the creatures that make them.

Park at the upper parking lot unless otherwise noted. Reservations required by calling (631) 315-5475. Programs currently limited to 20 people. All participants must have face coverings and adhere to current social distancing practices.

Registration: Required

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking