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Hallock State Park Preserve

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Address
6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11947
Latitude 40.983138
Longitude -72.588944

Hallock State Park Preserve offers a total of 225 acres. Hallock State Park Preserve is a shorefront park preserve that offers nearly one mile of pristine beachfront on the North Shore of Long Island along the Long Island Sound.

Hiking, nature walks, and bird watching are available. Development of the remainder of the preserve is in the planning stages and may include formal trails, environmental education, and activities appropriate for a park preserve.

Trail Guide
Print and fold to create a guide for an individual or family walk at Hallock State Preserve. If you cannot print 2-sided, the two sheets can be printed and stabled together, back-to-back, before folding. The markers follow the Yellow Trail, which starts in the northwest corner of the upper parking lot. A park map is also available on this site. 

Pet Policy: No pets allowed

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 423 Jamesport, NY 11947

Hours of Operation

  • 4/1/2024 - 10/31/2024 hours are 10:00am - 6:00pm
    11/1/2024 - 3/31/2025 hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Open Holidays: New Year's Day, MLK Day (January18), Washington's Birthday (February 15), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Fees & Rates

  • Entrance/Use
  • Parking fee is $8 per car.

    Fee Collected:
    4/6/24 - 5/27/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (weekends/holidays)
    5/28/24 - 10/14/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (daily)
    10/14/24 - 10/31/24 10:00am - 6:00pm (weekends/holidays)
    No Fee collected 11/1/24 - 3/31/2025

    Empire Passport and Golden Park Program accepted.

Maps

Digital Maps

New! Download this park's digital map to your iOS Apple and Android device.

Sat 01 Jun
Late Spring Nature Walk
Saturday, June 1, 2024 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
State Park Naturalist MaryLaura Lamont will lead a general cultural and natural history walk looking at a variety of plants, birds, animals and discussing man's long impact on the land. Meet in Upper Parking Lot
Sat 01 Jun
BEACH MONITORING/CLEAN-UP: FOCUS ON SEA TURTLES
Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Join us for a brief presentation on the four species of sea turtles that live in our local waters. We will see how marine debris affects these beautiful reptiles. A walk on the Long Island Sound shoreline will follow during which we will remove marine debris along the way. Meet at Visitor Center.
Sat 08 Jun
Botany Walk
Saturday, June 8, 2024 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
This general plant program by Park Naturalist MaryLaura Lamont will find and identify many kinds of plants from wildflowers to shrubs and trees. We will also look at some plants that grow on the beach as well. Meet at Visitor Center.
Sat 08 Jun
WEEKLY BEACH MONITORING AND CLEAN-UP
Saturday, June 8, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
This weekly walk and discussion with members of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society and park staff monitors for wildlife along the Park Preserve's mile of pristine Long Island Sound beachfront. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring gloves. Trash pickers and buckets will be provided, to help remove debris. Meet at Visitor Center.
Sat 15 Jun
BEACH MONITORING/CLEAN-UP: FOCUS ON COASTAL BIRDS
Saturday, June 15, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Join us for a presentation on the coastal birds in our area and how they are affected by marine debris. The presentation will be followed by our weekly walk along the Park Preserve beach. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring gloves to help remove debris. Trash pickers and buckets will be provided. Meet at Visitor Center.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking