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Sunken Meadow State Park

State Highway 25A, Kings Park, NY 11754
+1 631-269-4333
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More Than a Beach

Sunken Meadow State Park is a sprawling park with sandy beaches, a great 3/4 mile Boardwalk with... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
George R
Kings Park, New York
via mobile
Beautiful, scenic park with amenities!

A great place to spend the day at the Sound. It is even a great place to walk the boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Marie G
Kings Park, New York, United States
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State Highway 25A, Kings Park, NY 11754
+1 631-269-4333
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Sunken Meadow State Park is a sprawling park with sandy beaches, a great 3/4 mile Boardwalk with refreshment stands, rest room facilities, children's playgrounds, ball fields and family BBQ areas. The sandy beach is rare on the north Shore of the Island. The calm surf...More

1  Thank George R
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A great place to spend the day at the Sound. It is even a great place to walk the boardwalk. There are always walkers at all times of the day! Restaurant and restrooms available, as well as a playground. Always enjoyable.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

All I can say is this is a FAMILY friendly place! Whether your are there for a family picnic, BBQ, Beach, kids playgrounds (they have three kids playground suitable for all ages) you name it, they got it. All in one place. Easy parking. $10...More

Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a warm morning to hike and run. It was a Saturday and they didn't offer senior rates on weekends but said if we arrived before 7 am we could have entered for free (cost $10) per vehicle. The boardwalk only runs...More

Thank ester94
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Sunken Meadow has some of the best hiking and bird-watching on the North Shore of Long Island. Best to go on a weekday, or off-season as it can get very crowded on the weekend. Golf courses are also in very nice shape, with reasonable wait...More

Thank MPJensen68
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here..the place seemed pretty deserted and pretty dirty as well but we decided to stay since we did an hour ride and we had paid a $10 fee to get in the park so we stood..we decided to walk on...More

Thank Cinsational
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Good view ! good place for running ,eating out, picnic having a good time with friends, family or couple The beach is clean

1  Thank Supathra74
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This was a beautifully scenic hike and wasn't terribly difficult for either myself or my 13 y/o son. We can't wait to go back!

1  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I am local to Sunken Meadow and think it is a great place for a sunset. There are only a few beaches on Long Island with a boardwalk and this is one of them that folks make good use of. The beach is typical North...More

1  Thank LadyScags
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The boardwalk is great for taking either a power walk or a scenic walk. Water is close by and clean. Has many activities to fill your day.

Thank montauk45
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What is the cost to enter
11 June 2017|
Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
$10 per vehicle If you 62 or older, free entry on weekdays - show drivers licence Empire Pass - free entry anytime - $65/year.
Tracey L
Is it available for parties? My son is turning one and I thought it would be a great idea, to have the whole family with such a beautiful view.
28 February 2017|
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Response from Yota B | Reviewed this property |
Although families do gather in the picnic area I would call the telephone number associated with NY State Parks to find out if large gatherings are allowed.
Are dogs allowed?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Cinsational | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed in developed areas of the park such as bathing or picnic areas, in buildings or on walkways and cannot enter through the main entrance. Pets are welcome through the alternate entrance on Old Dock Road... More