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Muttontown Preserve

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Muttontown Preserve: A Tale of Two Preserves

If you enter from Route 25A (look for Chelsea Manor sign on south side of road) you will find a... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Some pretty parts but trails poorly marked, no maps available on site that I could find

Trails entrances are hard to find in places. The trail head is about a 5 minute walk from the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
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18 Sep 2017
“Muttontown Preserve: A Tale of Two Preserves”
8 Jul 2017
“Some pretty parts but trails poorly marked, no maps available on site that I could find”
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1861 Muttontown Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11545
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you enter from Route 25A (look for Chelsea Manor sign on south side of road) you will find a very nice mansion house and beautifully manicured grounds that are used for weddings. If wedding preparations are underway (as they were when we visited) you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank scottbA3717FE
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Trails entrances are hard to find in places. The trail head is about a 5 minute walk from the parking area, but you would never be able to find it as there is no signage. Trails poorly marked, many intersections are without signage. Maintenance of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Zedd97511
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful areas of Long Island. Expensive. Princess Nuppaqua is A Contemporary Princess of Long Island. All of the town of Oyster Bay was owned By the American Indians. Robert Williams Purchased all the land in 1648 for the price Of Trading...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It was a perfect spring day for a walk, and we have been told that the Muttontown preserve was a lovely way to spend the afternoon. We walked around the Chelsea mansion which was very beautiful and European. It had a moat and a lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank IrmaG497
Reviewed 4 December 2016

It is potentially a nice place but it looks abandoned. Trails are poorly marked and maps are available but well hidden.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank De_Aragao
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We decide to go hiking in LI and I found this place on tripavisor. The gps could find the place but thankfully that we followed someone else that was lost but had figured out how to get to the entrance and thankfully we found it...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Cinsational
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is the largest preserve in Nassau County, its 550 acres includes miles of marked nature trails with local wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Maps and brochures are available for self-guided tours and include descriptions of various areas along the trails. The foliage...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 26 April 2016

After spending a great late morning and early afternoon in Oyster Bay, we stopped at the Muttontown Preserve on our way home and were so glad we did. On the down side the trails are poorly marked, as evidenced by prior reviews. In fact unless...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Muttontown Preserve is tucked away in a dense suburban neighborhood. It is spacious and quiet with a variety of wooded areas and open fields. The trails are marked for cross-country skiing, which is mainly enjoyed by local people. In the other seasons birdwatching is the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank NewYorkHildreth
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Beautiful house and grounds. 550 acres of trails through the woods and fields and several surprises. Good hiking shoes recommended.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank CCSoccer
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Lea H
11 October 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no.
Susan O
16 April 2016|
Response from JBuny |
Technically, no. But it is generally quiet enough that it shouldn't prove an issue, unless you run into a few of the curmudgeonly individuals that have posted on here. The one thing to be aware of--there are regularly... More