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WILDWOOD STATE PARK, NY
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DescriptionTake the Virtual Tour! - WILDWOOD STATE PARK
Wildwood State Park comprises 600 acres of undeveloped hardwood forest, terminating on the high bluff overlooking Long Island Sound. Swimmers can take advantage of the cool waters of the Sound, and picnickers can relax at shaded picnic tables as their children enjoy the nearby playground. Visitors can fish and use the hiking and cross-country ski trails, making this an enjoyable place to camp and be outdoors in any season.
Wildwood State Park is located near Long Island Sound, on the north shore of Long Island, in Suffolk County.
Visitors will enjoy the beach, biking, camper recreation programs, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and cross-country skiing. During July and August, movies are shown weekly, and once a week, campers can enjoy an evening of line or square dancing. The park's fall festival occurs in September.
The park has 2 miles of beach on the Long Island sound for fishing and swimming. Each campsite has a picnic table, and dumping stations are nearby. The campground recycles newspaper and cardboard. Other amenities include food concessions, a nature trail, twelve miles of marked hiking trails, a picnic area, basketball courts, ball fields, a playground, and showers. Firewood is for sale at the park; bring your own barbeque or metal fire container.
Nearby state parks include Orient Beach State Park, Heckscher State Park, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow State Park, Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, and Connetquot River State Park Preserve.
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Alerts and Important InformationEach year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice.
IMPORTANT: New York State Parks encourages everyone to be safe outdoors. Please take a few moments to read about the health risks associated with tick bites and some simple steps you can take to safeguard you and your family. http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/04092014Ticks
To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.
Peak season: A person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
The park is 73 miles from Manhattan. Take Long Island Expressway to Exit 68. Go north on Route 46, to Route 25A East. Turn left onto Sound Avenue, then left at the traffic light onto Hulse Landing Road. The park entrance is on the right. 631-929-4314
Mailing Address:WILDWOOD STATE PARK
PO Box 518 790 Hulse Landing Road
WADING RIVER NY 11792-0518
Phone Number:Project Office: (631)929-4314
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