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Gardiner County Park

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Peaceful walk

This is a great park if you are looking for a nice place to walk your dog or just enjoy nature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cmlaibach
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Bay Shore, New York
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Great place for your furry friends to play

It's a dog beach folks. So yes, you don't go in the water and there's lots of mosquitoes around the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Steph M
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Astoria, New York
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Montauk Highway, Bay Shore, NY
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have been coming here since I was a child and now I take my children. I am a dog owner and the path down to the bay is perfect for any dog-owner bonding. Then you can let them swim and fetch in the bay....More

3  Thank Marie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park if you are looking for a nice place to walk your dog or just enjoy nature. October is good for foliage and the view of the bay is very nice as well.

Thank cmlaibach
Reviewed 12 October 2018

It's a dog beach folks. So yes, you don't go in the water and there's lots of mosquitoes around the swampy bits. But thats mostly around the waterfront area. Our dog enjoyed running around that area while we sat and watcher her play. There are...More

Thank Steph M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a place that your dog will love and seeing his joy will make your day! A beautiful walk to an incredible Great South Bay view. South Shore nature and a day in the park.Wonderful.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

So I traveled an hour with my family and French Mastiff because we were looking for a dog friendly beach. There's a nice playground with trails that lead you to the water but I wouldn't call it a beach. It's a strip of sand, and...More

Thank WandaW0man
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Weekend getaway for a plan picnic is good in this place and strolling kind of relaxation and for friends and family alike.

Thank JunJ763
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Pretty walking trails that lead to the small beach with a view of Fire Island and the Robert Moses Bridge. A fishing pond, a playground, and a dog area. Walking down the paths, you're sure to come across four footed friends on leashes enjoying the...More

Thank maria20160
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Gardiner Park is a small county park that has a few trials to walk or run and many people walk their dogs

1  Thank Coachwoodsjb
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have been coming here since I was a child and now I take my children. I am a dog owner and the path down to the bay is perfect for any dog-owner bonding. Then you can let them swim and fetch in the bay....More

3  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The park has a 1/2 mile walking path to the Great South Bay and a number of other paths branching off the main route. It is specifically dog-friendly. Even if you don't have a dog it is a very pleasant place for a walk. There...More

1  Thank mlangh0lz
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a nice park with a few trails. You can walk from the parking lot to the water in about 10 minutes. I've been here in late December when there were no leaves on the trees, and now in summer. I enjoyed myself more...More

1  Thank luron
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