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Not to be missed!

This park gets more beautiful every year. I’ve been going since year one. I see something new... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Carrie B
a Hidden gem

This place is hidden down south in Merrick. Wonderful walking trail that’s not to hard. Great views... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
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1600 Merrick Rd, Merrick, NY 11566-4529
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

This park gets more beautiful every year. I’ve been going since year one. I see something new every visit and finally saw a baby fox a few weeks ago, he put on quite a show. There are lots of options for trails, several to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carrie B
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This place is hidden down south in Merrick. Wonderful walking trail that’s not to hard. Great views from the trails.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pogey1
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Free parking but can get crowded. Bring hydration there are no shops or machines to buy. The lower trail offers a longer well groomed and maintained flatter walk with lots of shady areas for rest or cooling off. Lots of pretty vistas of the bay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Been here many times. GGreat place to go for a walk with a date, family and kids . Have also kayaked here which was really nice . . Great views at top

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lisaph123
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A beautiful preserve that allows the south shore community to appreciate vistas of Manhattan and the great bay! A beautiful location in all seasons to observe wild life, flora, and fauna; and to bring us one step closer to nature, as we step away from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Debra B
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Great preserve/park hidden on the south shore of merrick by the meadowbrook parkway. Wonderful views of the bay, a nice fishing pier, great walking and running trails. Lots of wildlife and a couple of small lakes.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

There are a variety of things to do here. I visit often as you can have a leisurely walk on the loop around the preserve, a more strenuous hike to the top of the hill, or even more challenge by adding the exercise stations to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

I stepped in poop here! Not fun! Would not recommend. They really need to clean up after all the animals.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pinhed212
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I brought my 1.5 year old son for a short hike strapped to me in a carrier. We walked up to the goat barn to say a quick hello to the goats. We then went back to the start of the fitness trail and went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jamie V
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place to clear your head. Peaceful and tranquil. Walk, jog, meditate, do some yoga.... it’s a wonderful place to enjoy yourself, others or the glorious scenery!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Rosanne M
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Nicole T |
No. Dogs have never been allowed at the park.
August 5, 2017|
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Absolutely! Yes!!!
Priscilla O
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
If you take your time and enjoy the views and stop on the dock at Merrick bay, it could take an hour. Enjoy