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“Great day trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Sunken Forest

Ranked #4 of 10 things to do in Fire Island
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West Babylon, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great day trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Amazing sunken forest, with boardwalk running through the whole forest. About a half hour walk to go through and then you emerge on one of Fire Island National Seashore Beaches. A must see.

Visited July 2012
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English first
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“an entire forest, sunk between dunes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

This place is beautiful, and the boardwalk makes it easy to hike through. A very unique ecosystem! The beach that goes with it (ocean side) has good facilities. I don't know what Superstorm Sandy did to it -- nothing I hope!

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freeport NY
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264 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“A National treasure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

This is a ranger run park on Fire island. It has a path that takes one on a unique path through forest that is below sea level making for interesting life and growth.

Visited January 2012
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Huntington, New York
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Sunken Forest is a great day trip for the whole family.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

I love walking throught eh Sunken forest after a long walk on the beach the overhead canopy of the trees keeps its cool and you can hear all the birds singing and fluttering about. and you will see a tion of wildlife. there are wooden walkways to guide you and benches for the occasional rest. Definitely bring bug spray!

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New york
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“relaxing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

It is a great place for a little hike and relaxation, would be perfect but lots of ticks there, be aware!

Visited October 2011
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