Nature & Outdoors Events on Long Island

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95 Events
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    Stump Pond Circular “Chocolate” Hike

    at Blydenburgh County Park Smithtown Time : 09:00 AM

    Hike around the 120-acre pond in the middle of Blydenburgh Park: bring drinks and snack: rain or shine, although extreme weather cancels; meet at the south entrance of Blydenburgh County Park,...

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    17

    Terrifying Terrariums

    at Olde Towne Gardens East Setauket Time : 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Create your own Halloween-themed succulent display during this Terrifying Terrarium class!   Cost is determined by size of terrarium: small terrarium for $25 (includes 1...

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    Discovery Wetlands Cruise

    Discovery Wetlands Cruise

    at Stony Brook Harbor Stony Brook Time : 09:00 AM - 05:45 PM

    Board the pontoon boat "Discovery".... for a unique 1 1/12 hour cruise throught Stony Brook Harbor to the surrounding wetlands at West Meadow Creek. A naturalist will be aboard to...

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    Family Program: Haunted H FREE

    Family Program: Haunted House Tours

    at Connetquot River State Park Preserve Oakdale Time : 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Haunted House Tours Connetquot River State Park Preserve October 18th & October 19th Family Program (Children 7 and up) 7:00-9:00pm FREE EVENT Have you ever wanted to...

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    Sweetbriar Nature Center's Halloween Spooktacular

    at Sweetbriar Nature Center Smithtown Time : 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    "Come to Sweetbriar Nature Center all ghoulies, ghosties, and other Halloween creepies for an evening of fun and excitement. Enjoy eerie animal presentations, the ghostly garden, creepy crafts...

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    Owl Prowl for Adults

    at Sands Point Preserve Sands Point Time : 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

    "A magical opportunity to hear the Preserve’s native owls calling in the woods at night! The program begins with an indoor presentation by Biologist & Ranger Eric Powers....

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    Sarnoff Stomp

    at Suffolk Community College, Eastern Campus Parking Field 1 Riverhead Time : 09:00 AM

    A few brisk hours in the woods, featuring Wildwood Lake, the Red and Yellow Loops, and then a bit more on the Pine Barrens Trail; bring water and snacks; meet at the front gate (which will be...

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    Nissequogue River to Sunken Meadow Hike

    at Nissequogue River State Park Kings Park Time : 10:00 AM

    Hike along the shore to Sunken Meadow, then return on the hilly bluffs with an awesome view of the Nissequogue River and Long Island Sound; bring food and water; rain cancels; meet in front of...

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    Connetquot West Side

    at Connetquot River State Park Preserve Oakdale Time : 11:00 AM

    We will hike up the west side of the park past the backyards of the neighboring houses, checking out the horses in the paddocks, then head to Bunce’s Bridge and come back along the river...

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    Grounds Tours at Bayard Cutting Arboretum

    at Bayard Cutting Arboretum Great River Time : 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Saturday Grounds Tours Free Join our knowledgeable Grounds docents for a walk throuh our magnificent gardens.  Tours are offered throughout the year 

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    Heritage Farm & Garden Fa FREE

    Heritage Farm & Garden Fall Festival

    at Heritage Farm & Garden East Norwich Time : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Heritage Farm & Garden's Fall Festival is right in your backyard!   Celebrate locally!    Every weekend from September 28 - October 27, 2019 (Including...

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    Bayard Cutting Arboretum Public Forest Therapy Walks

    at Bayard Cutting Arboretum Great River Time : 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM

    "Bayard Cutting Arboretum is one of Long Island’s treasures and a beautiful place to explore year round. Forest Therapy is an ‘all-seasons’ wellness practice and where...

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    Suffolk Bull Moose Rugby FREE

    Suffolk Bull Moose Rugby Club Invitation

    at Portuguese American Center of Suffolk Farmingville Time : 11:00 AM - 06:45 PM

    Suffolk Bull Moose Men's Rugby is the Club for you!   The 2019 D3 Rugby Season has opened up in NY and Suffolk is looking to find dedicated...

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    Haunted Hikes

    Haunted Hikes

    at Garden City Bird Sanctuary Garden City Time : 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

    The Garden City bird Scantuary Hanted Hikes returns for the first time in years. Our feture not so scary walk will still be avalable, in adition we have a brand new chilling hike in the woods with...

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    2019 Oyster Bay Town Supervisor's 5K

    at Townsend Square Oyster Bay Time : 09:00 AM

    The 2019 Oyster Bay Town Supervisor's 5K will be held on Saturday, October 19th.