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Gilgo State Park to Reopen April 1

Four-wheel drive vehicle permits available for purchase through March 31   The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced that Gilgo State Park will reopen to permitted four-wheel drive vehicles on April 1. Gilgo has been closed to off-road vehicles for
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Applications Being Accepted for Public Use of Two Available Athletic Fields at Brentwood State Park for the Spring Season


(First-Come, First-Served Basis) The New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that beginning immediately the Long Island State Park Region will be accepting applications, on a first -come first -served basis, for available evening time slots for the Athletic Fields #1 and #2 at Brentwood State Park. Anyone interested […]
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MARCH DEADLINE FOR 2019 SUMMER PERMITS

NIGHT SPORT FISHING PERMIT Requirements: Fee of $35.00, $60-Out of State, Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License and DEC Marine registry is required Permit is valid for fishing after sunset only from April 1-December 31, except where noted Valid for: Captree – Main field, Overlook and Captree Drawbridge (north side only – 24-hour access) Jones Beach – […]
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JONES BEACH BANDSHELL PROGRAM OPPORTUNITY

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region, is requesting proposals to provide programs at the Bandshell at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY on pre-selected Monday nights during the summer of 2019. All proposals are due to State Parks no later than 10:30 am on Friday, March […]
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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 […]