Sands Point Preserve, Port Washington

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#4 of 15 in Historic Sites in Long Island
The 216-acre former Guggenheim Estate, now called the Sands Point Preserve, is an exhibition of past and future natural beauty, human creativity and achievement. On this site, steep cliffs overlook a mile of sandy beach directly on Long Island Sound. A sparkling pong teeming with wildlife runs from uplands almost to the coast, resulting in a melding of saltwater and freshwater species. Silent trails meander through deep woods. Walk century-old stone bridges and gaze in wonder at peerless castles and Gatsby-era country homes that are the embodiment of a golden era.
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  • Beatiful trees and colors in the woods and a relaxing walk on the beach on a sunny day!!!i would recomend also a visit to the"castle" that is on the property. Kids will enjoy all kind of activities.  more »
  • This is the true hidden gem. You can get there via LICC - just get off at Port Washington and take an uber for ~$8. The ground was breathtaking. There weren't many people, except for a few walking the...  more »
  • I've been going to the Sands Point Preserve since I moved to the area 5 years ago and I absolutely adore . Every time I visit , either with my sons (ages 11 and 8) or alone I discover something new to...  more »
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  • We take the dog and as many kids as we can fit in the car here all year long! Trials, Castles, yoga, beach, sand cliffs, educational classes and workshops and an exercise regime along the trails! We get a membership for the year and get discounts on events too! 💛💛💛💛💛⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
  • As someone who enjoys Geology it is nice to came here, and the estate is amazing.
  • Delapidated buildings under repair. Parking lots, closed off areas, private groups only signs. Cars allowed in, bikes not? The best part are the walking trails, the old money bag homes should be torn down and it should be made a free national park for everyone to enjoy. Not worth the $10 entry fee.
  • skip the tour... they just talk about the history for an hour. it's not that fun. good place for picnic when the weather's nice.
  • Best place to go hiking have a snack they have seats outside to sit down Beautiful Pond very scenic.. lots to see

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