NY.gov Portal State Agency Listing
NYSOPRHP

 

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve

Skip Navigation LinksHome : Historic Sites : Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve

Caumsett State Historic Park, situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound, offers miles of bridle paths, walking, jogging, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and nature trails over acres of woodland, meadows, rock shoreline and salt marsh. The park has beautiful gardens, excellent fishing and scuba diving by permit.In 1921 Marshall Field III purchased 1750 acres of Lloyd Neck to create one large estate. He named the land after its Matinecock Indian name, Caumsett, which means "place by a sharp rock."

Field created a self-sufficient English-style estate as a combination country club, hunting preserve, and home, complete with its own water and electrical supply. When the estate was finished, it had facilities for every sport except golf.Caumsett State Historic Park, situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound, offers miles of bridle paths, walking, jogging, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and nature trails over acres of woodland, meadows, rock shoreline and salt marsh. The park has beautiful gardens, excellent fishing and scuba diving by permit.

Pets

No Pets Allowed

Contact Information 25 Lloyd Harbor Road
Lloyd Neck, NY 11743
Phone: (631) 423-1770
Secondary Phone: (631) 423-8645
Long Island Region
  © 2014 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. All rights reserved.