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Orient Beach State Park Reopens February 1st

October nor’easter cut off access to the park!   The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced that Orient Beach in Suffolk County will reopen today, February 1st. Orient Beach has been closed since a nor’easter on October 27th cut off the only access to the park. High tide undermined and collapsed […]
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Jones Beach Nature Center Schedule of Events

The Jones Beach Nature Center will offer the following programs during winter 2019. Advanced reservations are required beginning on the dates indicated in the parenthesis. To register, please call (516) 780-3295. There will be a fee of $4.00 per person and children under 3 are free. The parking fee must be paid during fee collection […]
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2019 CATERING OPPORTUNITY

FOR BELMONT LAKE, HECKSCHER, HEMPSTEAD LAKE & VALLEY STREAM STATE PARKS New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region – is accepting applications for catering opportunities at Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake and Valley Stream State Parks from March 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. There is a flat […]
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JONES BEACH STATE PARK SEAL WALKS

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that Jones Beach State Park will be offering a series of walks to see wintering seals January through March. Meet at the Jones Beach Nature Center, West End, where a State Park Naturalist will lead visitors on an hour and […]