Long Island's Hidden Gems

All across Long Island, throughout Nassau County and Suffolk County, there are places that many Long Islanders have yet to explore. Here is a list of gems across the Island, that you definitely won't regret visiting!

Lakeland County Park- 631-853-2727(seasonal)/631-854-4949(administration)

  • In Islandia, there is a wooded refuge, offering a winding maze of handicapped accessible trails to explore. Signs will show you the way to isolated benches that overlook a beautiful pond.
  • Johnson Ave, Islandia, NY 11749

Southards Pond in Babylon

  • Southards Pond is 19 acres of pure paradise, just south of Sunrise Highway. Here, you can enjoy fishing and walking or jogging along long trails and footbridges.
  • Babylon, New York 11702

Massapequa Preserve

Garvies Point Museum Preserve- 516-571-8010

  • The Garvies Point Preserve consists of 62 acres of masses of glacial rock and sediment, covered by forests and meadows. There are about 5 miles of marked trails for the visually impaired, and tons more wooded areas with a wide variety of plant life, attracting more than 140 species of birds.
  • 50 Barry Dr, Glen Cove, NY 11542

LongHouse Reserve- 361-329-3568

  • A 16-acre reserve and sculpture garden located in East Hampton, open to the public for a nominal fee, which also features pieces from Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono, and Willem de Kooning to name just a few.
  • 133 Handscreek Rd, East Hampton, New York 11937

Vanderbilt Planetarium- 631-854-5555

Nassau County Museum of Art- 516-484-9338

  • This 145-acre property showing off art exhibits throughout a sculpture park, and beautiful walking trails and gardens
  • Admission $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+), $4 children(4-12), Free under 4, $4 students(with valid ID), members free at all times.
  • 1 Museum Dr, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576

Parrish Art Museum- 631-283-7006

  • Here, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, there are 15 temporary exhibitions on display each year. The Parrish Art Museum produces over 100 public programs-films, music, etc.- and offers a year-round schedule of classes and workshops.
  • 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York 11976
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