Caumsett State Historic Park

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Caumsett State Historic Park


Location:On a peninsula extending into Long Island Sound.
Facilities:Nature trails, bridle trails, cross-country skiing trails, hiking trails, bike trails, scenic views, historic house.
Activities:Fishing, scuba diving, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, guided tours.
Special Features:Situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound, park lands include woodlands, meadows, salt marsh, and rocky shoreline. Park features an estate built in 1921 by Marshall Field III. The English-style estate was a private country club, hunting preserve, and home, complete with its own water and electrical supply and facilities for every sport except golf. Today, several of the park's buildings serve as headquarters for various environmental education groups.
Address:25 Lloyd Harbor Rd
Huntington, NY 11743

Phone:631-423-1770
Fax:631-423-8645
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=4
Size: 1,520 acres.

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Especially attractive to the children and mentors were the monthly Saturday-morning trips, which included visits to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, the Museum of the City of New York, the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, and Caumsett State Park in Long' Island.
These activities were conducted at two BOCES Outdoor Education Centers, Brookville and Caumsett State Park.