Hempstead Lake State Park, Hempstead

#16 of 20 in Nature in Long Island
Hempstead Lake State Park is located in Hempstead. Our Hempstead trip builder makes visiting Hempstead Lake State Park and other Hempstead attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A light snowfall made the park glisten with white snow. The paths were covered with a light dusting that made them sublime. Driving through the roadways were clear and passable. The water was magnific...  more »
  • This park is easy to get to, just off the Southern State Parkway especially for those weary travelers who want to make a quick pit stop. Parking is ample. There are picnic areas, play ground for the k...  more »
  • One of my favorite jogging routes (2 mile loop around the giant pretty lake). Lots of fields, sports fields, picnic facilities, etc...). The running/walking trails are just marvelous.  more »
  • It is a nice park with a lot of BBQ. It has a big playground & a merry go round which my kids liked. There is a paid shaded picnic spot but you have to book it in advance. Parking is $8.
  • It would be even more beautiful if it weren't for all the garbage, but that's mostly down to the people who visit.
  • Very spacious and green. Clean grounds and nice BBQ areas. New play ground an merry go rounds.
  • BEAUTIFULL PARK with Lakes, huge tress for shade, playgrounds, picnicking, bbq pits, good parking....
  • Nice clean park. You have to pay for parking Sundays and Saturday from 8 to 4

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