Hempstead Lake State Park


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Hempstead Lake State Park


Location:Exit 18 off Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead.
Facilities:Picnic areas (é), picnic pavilions (é), food concession (é), hiking and biking trails, bridle trails, boat launch (cartop boats only), 20 tennis courts (é), basketball courts, playgrounds (é).
Activities:Fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, tennis, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, recreation programs (é).
Special Features:Park features include three stocked ponds for fishing (catch and release only in Lake Hempstead) and a historic wooden carousel.
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Phone:516-766-1029
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=155
Size: 737 acres.

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