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Going on adventures with your dog is one of the best feelings. You get to create new memories while you enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and new surroundings. So, whether you are looking for paved trails or open acreage, we have the perfect park for you. Below, we highlight the top 5 dog-friendly parks […]

Visitors to New York’s Jones Beach State Park has two new attractions for this summer season. A splash park on the boardwalk and the reopening of the Boardwalk Cafe. “We’re really trying to restore the history, majesty, and glory, and introduce recreational activities, food and dining opportunities tailored to the 21st century,” Rose Harvey, commissioner […]

Since Summer is officially here, it’s time to try and hit some beaches! Seeing as you’re on Long Island we’ve come up with some amazing places you have access to enjoy. Check out some of the most amazing beaches below, then grab some sunblock, a beach towel, and your camera. and get yourself (and your […]

Just recently Suffolk County had enacted fee increases for park amenities, the fee effected just about everyone included our veterans. However that could change, thanks due in part to the Suffolk County Thanks Our Disabled Veterans Act. Legislator Kara Hahn has requested legislators to repeal the fees for disabled veterans. Her request was received with an unanimous vote […]

Training State Employees to work on State Equipment New York State Parks Department has been hard at work through out the state, they have completed a total of 13 solar installation projects so far. Their ultimate goal is to use the power of the sun to energize parts or even all of the states parklands. As […]

More then a decade has passed since Shoreham was supposed to be the home of Long Island’s Nuclear Power Plant. A vision of Long Island Lighting Co. it now sits Dormant. LIPA has been trying to figure out what to do with the vacant plant. Some of the propersals included wind turbines, dredging for a […]

North Hempstead has announced plans to use $44 million of federal money to help repair damage to parkling lots, the Town Dock, and its town parks that have been damaged from 2012’s Superstorm Sandy. The funding is coming from FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will help pay for architectural studies and site construction. […]

According to reports by Newsday, Suffolk County plans to install hidden cameras throughout it’s parks 9yzzvdt. The idea behind the cameras are to help combat graffiti as well as illegal dumping. The county currently own’s more than 70 parks which total nearly 46,000 acre’s. Suffolk County Legislators Kara Hahn and Sara Anker have both come […]

If you were looking to visit any of the Suffolk County Parks, expect to pay even more in 2017. The county legislature has approved the 10% increase in fee’s, and is scheduled to go into effect starting January 1st. Green Key passes, which provide residents discounted admission to county parks and beaches, will be rising […]

The New York State Office of Parks, recreation and Historic preservation has formally announced that Jones Beach State Park will be offering a series of walks to see seals from January all the way through March. A State Park naturalist will be leading visitors on an hour and a half long beach walk to the […]