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State Parks Announces Hunting Schedules For 2019/2020

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today that hunting will be permitted within specific areas of select Long Island State Parks for the upcoming hunting season. Hunting regulations in state parks are developed in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), which establishes hunting
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Magic of Lights TM Presented by New York Community Bank Returns to Long Island’s Jones Beach State Park

Dazzling Drive-Through Holiday Lights Experience Features New Light Displays, Toyota Holiday Village & More! New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in partnership with Live Nation and FunGuys Events announced the return of Long Island’s favorite holiday tradition, Magic of Lights, coming back to Jones Beach State Park from November 22
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DEC to Host First-Ever Women’s Fishing Expo

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced that the agencies are holding the first-ever Women’s Fishing Expo at Belmont Lake State Park on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Women are a vital and fast-growing segment of New York’s […]
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Dockside Family Festival

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the annual Dockside Family Festival will take place on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 at Captree State Park in Babylon from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. This festival offers fun for the entire family! Adults can enjoy live music […]
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Wildwood State Park Fall Festival

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation- Long Island Region is pleased to announce that the 26th Annual Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Wildwood State Park in Wading River from 11:00 am-4:00 pm, rain or shine. The festival features a variety of local craft vendors […]
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Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing At State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that several Long Island State Parks will remain open during the nighttime hours for viewing of the Perseids Meteor Shower on the evening of Monday, August 12, 2019. Peak viewing times are predawn, August 13, 2019. There will be no […]