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Sands Point Preserve

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Address: 95 Middleneck Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
Phone Number: 516-571-7900
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Must See Historic Long Island Waterfront Estate

Sands Point Preserve is a collection of historic mansions with magnificent views, cultural events, walking trails, children activities and beach/wooded recreational areas. You may... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Sands Point Preserve is a collection of historic mansions with magnificent views, cultural events, walking trails, children activities and beach/wooded recreational areas. You may recognize properties from recent appearances on The Blacklist, Boardwalk Empire and Royal Pains plus numerous films. Be sure to tour Hempstead House with Max Fogel who provides insight into the history of this mansion, bringing to... More 

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Port Washington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Sands Point Preserve is a real treasure. Complete with a castle, a mansion, a beautiful rose garden, numerous hiking trails and a beach, it's a wonderful place to visit, hike, picnic, or just hang out.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Jean-Marie Posner and others have rallied to preserve the beauty and accessibility of this remarkable gem. I'm glad they charge to get in--fewer idiots will who would leave their trash around, etc. Several film production companies and tv shows have been using this for shoots for years. There's something for everyone regardless of age or mobility level here.

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Port Washington, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I have been going to the Sands Point Preserve for 15 years... just the 2 of us and with our children as they grew up and have only good things to say about it and lots of fabulous memories. Picnics, ball & Frisbee playing, fabulous wooded paths with ponds and wildlife and an incredible beachfront! And they... More 

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Port Washington, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

After many years I reacquainted myself with the Preserve. My limited exposure was with wonderful free yoga classes and walks on this beautiful estate and its beach and nature trails. They have a full schedule of events and activities for all ages and taste which I intend to sample liberally. The $10.00 daily entrance fee can be ameliorated by becoming... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

THANK YOU!! Great place to go exploring with the kids & we can bring our dog!! Made it down to the beach & we had a great time & the kids with our happy dog was the best!!! Will be back often! 🐾🐾👣👣👣

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The old buildings and grounds are worth the trip. The drive to Sands Point is really nice too. Try it, you will like it.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The former Guggenheim Estate, which the old family gave to Nassau County, was turned into a public preserve for recreational and educational use. The property has also had other notable residents over the years. It was founded by Howard Gould the son of the railroad tycoon Jay Gould, and his wife, actress Katherine Clemmons, who purchased the land between 1900... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a really nice place to get away from the every day grind. It has great water views you can walk down to the shoreline and a beach area, some really nice hiking paths which are also great to snow shoe during winter. There are old buildings / castles to view and nice gardens. There are nice lawns perfect... More 

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Port Washington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Perfect for a day stroll, view is great, kids can run around the grounds and play - would definitely come again to visit!

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Address: Address: 95 Middleneck Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
Phone Number: 516-571-7900
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Port Washington

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