You can see Long Island from a brand new perspective – far from cars, noise and crowds – if you are just walking. Fall is a great time to put up boots and dorsal pieces filled with picnic lunch. Significant progress has been made on the new pathways of debate on the North and South Fork, the reopening of Walt Whitman Trail in Western Hill, and walking improvements to Knock Sagamore in the Oyster Bay. The entire traffic is other hikers – or wildlife.
PARK PARK HALLOCK STATE, JAMESPORT
The new preservation opened 225 acres this year ago, ironically on previously proposed land for a nuclear power plant. These days, the only plants you will see on the trail are 1⁄2 miles growing wild while you are empowered through the coastal forest, past glacial hills, potato fields and freshwater ponds. The tour begins at a visitor center with rest rooms and a gift shop, and ends at a beach beach suitable for fishing, sailing and kayaking. 250 acres of farmland and vineyards are protected around conservation, so you can have success for a digging hike, a brewery or a nearby distillery.
INFO 6062 Sound Ave., Jamesport, 631-315-5475, Parks.ny.gov
MONTAUK POINT STATE PARK, MONTAUK
Nature-guided seal walks usually take place in winter snow, but, before they are frozen deeply and for yourself, you can see the critics of this shoreline fiction. At just under a mile (a journey of about two miles), the Montauk Point State Park seal-off corridor results in the beach beach attaching roly-poly pinnipeds. The path is on Montauk Highway, about a mile west of Montauk Point Lighthouse. Give binoculars, and if you strike seals on the rocks or go around in Sound Island Block, keep your distance and follow the seal participation rules at cresli.org.
INFO 2000 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, 631-668-3781, Parks.ny.gov
STATE PARK NAPEAGUE, AMAGANSETT
A sparkling Hamptons beach at the end of the Land Trail is a two mile promise, the newest with Mikon's fathers, Camp Hero, Montauk Downs and Hither Hills state parks. 1,364 acres of sand dunes, park dunes, oak trees and holly forests between the Atlantic and Napeague Bay are a short loop, the main route of 1.5 miles and too small. Car parking 10 cars at intersection of Lazy Point Road (as Corranmore Road) and Napeague Meadow Road in Amagansett. And save time to visit the interpretive hut to find out about the historic fish factory among the Bring Land kite community. To get more fresh air, drop among the mysteriously shifting sand on Napeague's Walking Trails.
INFO Lazy Point Road, Amagansett, 631-668-3781
SAGAMORE HILL, HOME OYSTER
After a tour of President Theodore Roosevelt's house, explore the “backyard” of the youngest ever commander in the nation, an enthusiastic hiker himself. T.R. and often the family walked downhill from the Summer White House to swim and camp out on a nearby beach. The corridors located near the Old Orchard Museum go to a rough road dirt through a tulip tree forest. (The southern hillside is rather hilly, more challenging terrain on the left.) The path opens at the 366 feet long Eel Creek boardwalk, part of a recent $ 10 million restoration, incorporating marshland. salty with native horn crabs. The beach, on Cold Spring Harbor, is broken as part of the National Wildlife Shelter in Oyster Harbor, 3,209 acres. By the way, Teddy was a lover, so leased companions are welcome.
INFO 20 Sagamore Hill Rd., Oyster Bay, 516-922-4788, nps.gov
WEST CITY CITY PARK, MELVILLE
Farmers can continue in the Long Island stages on The Walt Whitman Trail up Jayne Hill – the island's highest point at 401 feet above sea level. Most of the track reopened following the clean-up of illegal dumping sites, according to officers of Suffolk County Parks. Approximately 8 miles of hill hills from State-Place Historic State of Walt Whitman and the Illustrative Center through the West Hills 800-acre County Park. Forests leave three horseshoe forests, birch, oak and hickory that contain a boulder with a plaque with the full text of Paumanok Whitman's poem (short) at the summit.
INFO Sweet Hollow Road, Melville, 631-854-4423, suffolkcountyny.gov