Heckscher State Park, East Islip

3.5
#19 of 26 in Nature in Long Island
Heckscher State Park is the location of the area's first championship caliber course. The 21 hole Heckscher Forest DGC, approaching 8600+ ft. on 50 gorgeous acres. Course designers Ernest Motton and Neal Dambra, who installed Long Island's first public course at Cedar Beach in Babylon. Get ready for some serious disc golf on Long Island!
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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!...  more »
  • .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. Ther...  more »
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  • I'm sure this place is nice if you need a southern Long Island beach that isn't Jones and it's in season, but aside from a bike/jogging path, I don't really see any draw to visit this park more often than once a year.
  • Today was my first experience at Hecksher with my son. We loved the option of the walk path or trails. Will definitely be back again and highly recommend it.
  • An amazing park.... Everything you could ask for a park to have, heckscher has it. Every time I go, I have an awesome time. It is always clean and the people who go there are decent human beings who want to enjoy a day out with family. Would recommend to anybody looking for a beautiful place to enjoy some time out in nature. 💗💗👍😇
  • Great park for family and friends to have an awesome picnic. The beach 🌊☀🌴👙🌊 is alright. If you prefer the pool, then you can walk 👣 to it and paid the then $2 fee. It may be more now. Overall, it's a nice place to have fun. I would recommend this park.
  • Beautiful park on the Great South Bay of Long Island. Much needed upgrades being done.
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