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Heckscher State Park

Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
+1 516-581-2100
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Great Park to have lunch with a girl firend or boy friend

Durning the summer it is great to relax on the beach and listen to the little waves. It is a good... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2012
john c
Holbrook, New York

Nice bicycle trail, boat launch, hiking paths & camp grounds; deer scattered around the park... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2012
Farmingdale, New York
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Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
+1 516-581-2100
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Reviewed 9 December 2012

Durning the summer it is great to relax on the beach and listen to the little waves. It is a good park when you are young and can not swim the waves are very small

1  Thank john c
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Nice bicycle trail, boat launch, hiking paths & camp grounds; deer scattered around the park. Because of Superstorm Sandy, a lot of damage near the trails.

Thank margeg55
Reviewed 15 November 2012

The park has a excellent little beach, as can be expected from its location on the South Shore of Long Island. But there's also playgrounds, picnic areas, a pier, and nature trails that take you away from the ocean and into a forest. Deer are...More

Thank lkayser
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Verynaverage state park. It is not necessarily worth the trip. Instead spend the extra time and go to montauk.

Reviewed 15 August 2012 via mobile

This is a state park that NY state pays little or no attention to. They have a beautiful pool but they have not opened it in two yrs ? They also boast a wonderful campground that has also not opened in over two yrs ,...More

Thank Fldsetter
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Great park for a picnic or a swim in the bay. Large park with trails open fields etc. Also a great boat ramp facility compared to the town boat ramps. If your are traveling from a distance without a town permit, this is the place...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Wide open, well kept spaces. Love the free summer concerts. We last went to the LI Philharmonic concerts. There were literally hundreds of people there with blankets, food, candles and wine. Do as you like and enjoy the music under the stars!

Thank bolvadindb
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I have been to many stae parks across the US and other nations. This one is just OK. Nothing special and not kept up all that well.

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 13 July 2012

i love the fact that i can go swimming and have a cook out at the same darn time

Thank Lakeem B
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Love going to the Philharmonic year after year great place for large famiy picnic or BBQ. Just fun to bike ride around park.

Thank Carolyn K
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