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Nice boardwalk trail

Located at Sailor's Haven this is a nice, short (about 1.5 miles) trail through several unique ecosystems. The entire trail has a very nicely maintained boardwalk. We did this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MPJensen68
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Centerport, New York
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Centerport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at Sailor's Haven this is a nice, short (about 1.5 miles) trail through several unique ecosystems. The entire trail has a very nicely maintained boardwalk. We did this hike on a hot August afternoon. There were TONS of mosquitoes. Wish we had been prepared with bug repellent. There is a nice deck overlooking the Great South Bay, and another... More 

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FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this quiet walk through the forest. The walk way was safe and well marked. Public showers and bathroom with snack bar and gift shop. We swam In the ocean. The beach was empty which was nice but no life guards if you need them.

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice easy walk.The area was mostly shaded and had some great views. The walk from the boardwalk to beach was short but sand was ridiculously hot as expected on a 90 degree day .

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful park that is easy to walk. All walking is done on boardwalk, so great for strollers and folks with some movement limitations. The setting is beautiful and the mix of beach, marsh and forest is unique. Be sure to take one of the Ranger led tours, very informative and 100% free. Be warned, you will need bug spray... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Always a highlight of the summer, any walk through this beautiful forest is special. Please-- if you do this walk, do not litter. If you can bring something in to a national park, you can carry it back out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Pros: Beautiful Quite Boardwalk throughout the whole Forest leading to the beach Beautiful beach Clean Guided tours Negatives: No food on site after exiting the forest boardwalk on the way to the beach

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Harwinton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This was a unique place - to go to a beach where you can only go by boat - makes for a beach that is pristine and crowd free. The forest was shaded and had a boardwalk. It was a nice walk- leading Us To the dunes. The. To the ocean A day with a score of 10 out of... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

As my wife and I are both nature lovers, we expected a little more variety of nature. It was nice, but not more then a few minutes to see the forest walk way. It is a far walk to get to unless you take the ferry from Patahogue. It has limited wildlife sighting , but were lucky and did see... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a preserve at Fire Island that is a must for hikers or anyone that enjoys nature. It goes from the bay to the ocean and here you can see wildlife such as deer and turtles. You can get to the Forest by boat or ferry from the mainland in Sayville. There is a snack bar there for refreshments... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lovely walk along the beach from Cherry Grove, board walk around the sunken forest, nice view of the bay - just generally a nice walk to take. You need to be quiet if you hope to see deer (we didn't!). There is a bathroom block nearby too. Watch out for ticks, apparently (we were fine, however).

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