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Heckscher State Park

Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
+1 516-581-2100
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Great place to camp

The park has something for everyone. I enjoy the walks, the bike trails, the camp grounds.It is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LuLuLeesa
,
West Babylon, New York
Great Park

This is a beautiful park with plenty to do right in my own backyard. There is a small rocky beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sushiguy79
,
Islip Terrace, New York
via mobile
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  • Excellent37%
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  • Average15%
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“open fields” (3 reviews)
“year round” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
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+1 516-581-2100
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"open fields"
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"nice picnic area"
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"year round"
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"family reunion"
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"entire family"
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"dog walking"
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"bbq"
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"beach"
in 18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The park has something for everyone. I enjoy the walks, the bike trails, the camp grounds.It is very scenic

Thank LuLuLeesa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park with plenty to do right in my own backyard. There is a small rocky beach at the southern end. Great place for a picnic.

Thank sushiguy79
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Reasonably maintained fields. Sufficient outdoor out houses but require more frequent maintenance. Limited access to entering the park and reaching parking facilities. Sufficient parking facilities.

Thank gbpack107
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Living close to this park allows my family and I to bicycle in and enjoy riding around the park grounds. There are many wooded areas as well for biking. If you want to see deer you'll see plenty here! Nice picnic area, and right on...More

Thank Terrence T
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

.Most of the popular attractions are gone. What is left are open fields and woods. There is an excellent dog walking trail. The Greenbelt trail starts in a quiet beach area filled with sea birds. There are also weekly cricket matches and occasional track events....More

2  Thank garyschoen
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Heckscher State Park is a waterfront park that has grills, a playground and beautiful shaded areas. Its a nice place place to relax and enjoy a day off.

1  Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

They have a nice picnic area where the kids have an updated play area...the part near the beach is a haven. We have our family reunion picnic here for the past 20 years. We play music, BBQ and have so much fun chillin together with...More

1  Thank Mecca S
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times since I was a kid. From school field days, to picnics, to walks along the beach. It's clean, it's quiet and it's Long Island. Took the bridal party to the beach for pictures on 1-1-17. It was a beautiful day...More

1  Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I'm biased, I know, but this was my childhood backyard. Growing up in the neighborhood, we always rode our bikes into the park, drove in as a family, and even learned to drive there -- it had everything we needed to learn how to drive...More

1  Thank Ed R
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

There are good and bad reviews for this park. I think part of that is because some people have the wrong expectations for this place. Let me help you. If you want a nice beach to swim or take your kids for a family day...More

9  Thank Tradervic21
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