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Heckscher State Park, East Islip

#17 of 20 in Nature in Long Island
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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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  • 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 »
  • Heckscher State Park is a waterfront park that has grills, a playground and beautiful shaded areas. Its a nice place place to relax and enjoy a day off.  more »

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