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Hallock State Park Preserve

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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.


Digital Maps

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

Sat 29 Jun
Beach Walk on Long Island Sound
Saturday, June 29, 2024 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hallock State Park Preserve
A walk along the shore of beautiful Long Island Sound with State Park Naturalist MaryLaura Lamont looking at and discussing rocks, sand, cliff formations and seashells. Meet at Visitor Center.
Sat 29 Jun
Saturday, June 29, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hallock State Park Preserve
Join us for a presentation by an Atlantic Marine Conservation Society biologist on Long Island Sound ecosystems, including how marine debris affects the health of the ecosystem. It will be followed by our weekly walk with to monitor for wildlife along the Park Preserve's Long Island Sound beachfront. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring gloves. Trash pickers and buckets will be provided, to help remove debris that can harm sea life. Meet at Visitor Center.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Hiking