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I Love My Park Day 2019

Registration is now open for the eighth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 4, 2019 at state parks, historic sites and public lands across New York. The event, sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Parks & Trails New York, is a statewide […]
Parks Corner

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 […]
Parks Corner

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 […]
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State Parks Announces Hunting Schedules For 2018/2019

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced 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 seasons
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2018 South Shore Surf Fishing Classic

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the 2018 South Shore Classic (Bluefish & Striped Bass) Surf Fishing Tournament will be held from 12PM Friday, October 12 through 12PM Sunday, October 14, 2018. The tournament is sponsored by the Long Island State Park Region, the Natural […]