On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Suffolk County Legislature approved a funding appropriation in connection with the reconstruction of the spillway located in Southaven Park. In May of 2018 engineers from the Department of Public Works Bridges and Structures Division met with staff from the Parks Department to evaluate the condition of the Carmans River […]
It was back in 1812 that “Uncle Billy Dayton” set the first white pine seedlings on his farm in Middle Island on the road to Yaphank. As the years passed, the trees grew and seeded themselves over the land that surrounded the first planting, until they covered nearly 15 acres, and became the most beautiful […]
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 […]
Long Island is home to many lighthouses. Beautiful monuments to a time of dangerous travels and when technology did not dominate navigation. We have compiled a list of Lighthouses that are a must to visit 1. Huntington Harbor Lighthouse Formerly known as the Lloyd Harbor Lighthouse, this piece of Long Island’s History can be found […]
The New York State Regional Economic Development Council has awarded Suffolk County with a total of $2.2 million to help with restoration efforts at the Mud Creek County Park in East Patchogue. Suffolk County’s Mud Creek County Park was once occupied by several duck farms, one being the Gallo Duck Farm. The lands and waters […]
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 […]
In 2013, Suffolk County finalized the complete purchase of 314 acres in Northville to create one of the counties newest “premier” parks. The park, which sits on Sound Avenue, was supposed to include at least 100 campsites, a possible equestrian center, a clubhouse, courts for volleyball, tennis and basketball, a camp store and the only […]
Here on Long Island we have access to plenty of beautiful nature and wildlife preserves. These preserves can offer visitors amazing views of rare habitats, vast hiking trails, and beautiful fields. These are perfect for Bird watchers, hikers and nature lovers all alike.