Governor Alfred E. Smith

Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow State Park


Location:Route 25A and Sunken Meadow State Parkway in Kings Park.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), food concession (é), multi-use trails (6 miles), golf courses (27 holes), driving range, putting green, beach (é), showers (é), playing fields, playground (é), boardwalk.
Activities:Golf, fishing, swimming, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, recreation programs.
Special Features:Park fronts Long Island Sound, where three miles of beach meet tall bluffs at the western end of the shoreline. A manmade dam separates the park's brackish creek and marshes from the tidal flats.
Address:PO Box 716
Kings Park, NY 11754

Phone:631-269-4333
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=44
Size: 1,288 acres.

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