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Sands Point Preserve

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Historic, Beautiful, Charming

Whether it's the castle-looking main building, or any of the others, or the paths or when used for... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Port Washington, New York
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Amazing Fun and dancing, too

Sands Point has great trails and for members a chance to attend benefits like the one we went to... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Charlotte B
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Whether it's the castle-looking main building, or any of the others, or the paths or when used for a festival, highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RichBrody
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Sands Point has great trails and for members a chance to attend benefits like the one we went to for Halloween. Adults were in outrageous and elaborate costumes; food was excellent and all for a good cause. The trails during a fall afternoon are scenic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Place has a beautiful view. Can walk around and enjoy the surroundings. Good place to walk outside. Can take your dog and enjoy the outdoors

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cat D
Reviewed November 4, 2018

beautiful nature trails through the woods to long island sound, tour the mansion and or roam the grounds. not crowded, very quiet and mellow place. off the beaten path.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marc b
Reviewed October 24, 2018

this is a beautiful venue and perfect in the fall and spring...really all year round. Lovely to walk around take in the views

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Woodmont222
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Can be enjoyed by all ages and a perfect location to capture the grandeur of the estate via photographs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 6830self
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Wanted to do the free guided nature walk but it was canceled due to rain. Paid the $15 admission to see the interior of the Falaise Museum which houses 16th-17th century antiques but no photography allowed, very disappointing. It was however a pleasant walk around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NewYorkRebecca
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A place of preservation to enjoy a short hike that will lead to shoreline and see local residents enjoying the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JunJ763
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The Sands Point Preserve was originally a beautiful Gold Coast estate with buildings still standing from the turn of the century! In 1942 the estate was deeded to the US Aeronautical Office so in 1946, the Navy opened the Naval Training Device Center on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Mary L
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I’m lucky enough to live near this great preserve. A nice amount of trails,one leads to a beautiful shoreline, that are very do-able for kids and adults. They also have lots of programs during the year for all ages.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alison P
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July 28, 2018|
Response from jepny18 | Reviewed this property |
yes, dogs on leash are welcome according to the website
July 19, 2018|
Response from waterton91 | Reviewed this property |
You can take the LIRR (Long Island Railroad) from Penn Station to Port Washington, the last stop on the line. It's 10 minutes by car to Sand Point Preserve.
June 26, 2018|
Response from linlin44 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no public bus service in this area but taxis from the train station wouldn’t be too expensive.