Wildwood State Park, Wading River

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#16 of 26 in Nature in Long Island
Wildwood State Park is a 767acre state park located in Suffolk County, New York. The park is in the Town of Riverhead on the north shore of Long Island. The park includes a beach on Long Island Sound.The park offers a beach, a playground, picnic tables, hiking and biking, fishing, a campground with tent and trailer sites, cross-country skiing, recreation programs and a food concession.
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  • The park is another example of the wisdom of New York State. The setting is interesting and the facilities offer something for everyone to enjoy.  more »
  • As first time campers (RV), we weren't sure what to expect based on the mixed reviews...but since we needed to try out the rig for the first time, what better way than staying local. We spent 4th of J...  more »
  • Nice park for camping right by the private beach . Clean but crowded lots of families kids will find much to do and make friends .  more »
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  • Always great to enjoy our natural resources, and while doing so to give the utmost respect to it and the animals that inhabit it. This is one of Long Islands gems of a park. I can not say enough about this great country's natural resources and how little they are utilized! So go to our local and national parks and enjoy yourself and your family! !!!!
  • Camped here last summer. It was a very nice place to camp out. Pretty affordable and the area is clean and well maintained. Bring your own fire pit. If you don't own a fire container, I recommend a galvanized water/wash basin from tractor supply or something like that. It wasn't too expensive and worked like a charm. Staff at the park are super helpful. Park is close to many orchards and pick your own berry farms... On the north shore of the island. Beautiful little place to camp out. I plan to camp here again.
  • Typical NY State camping ground. The best part is that it's located next to the beach. The beach hiking trail is a nice experience as the cliff trail overlooks the beach. Campgrounds: It's a bit noisy during the summer. But there is plenty of room between campsites for privacy. The facilities are clean as you would expect for State facility. There is a large area to picnic and BBQ. Trail: The first part of trail overlooking the beach and ocean is surreal. After the first Mile or so it becomes a carraige road.
  • Several miles of trails through 600 acres of state park along the north shore of Long Island. Great for hiking and xc skiing. Also tent and rv sites available for camping.
  • This park offers plenty of amenities, including both tent and RV camping, beach access, several hiking trails, a large picnic area with grills, and fields for baseball, volleyball, basketball, and horseshoes. The park is well maintained, as bathrooms are thoroughly cleaned and garbage is collected daily, and landscaping is performed continually. Additionally, the office staff is friendly and knowledgable and can be relied upon to answer any number of questions relating to the park and provide assistance when asked. Overall, I would recommend this park to families looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon or to any fan of nature and the outdoors.
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