Nature & Outdoors Events on Long Island

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    Cross-Country Skiing in the Parks

    at Heckscher Park Huntington Time : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    FUN when there's SNOW!  Learn to Cross-Country Ski right here on LI! If you can walk, you can do this! Adults & kids, Learn from a teacher with over 35 years' experience...

  • Jan

    25

    Caumsett Circuit

    at Caumsett State Park Lloyd Harbor Time : 11:00 AM

    "Bundle up, as this time we'll be “living on the edge” as we hike the perimeter of the park; if it’s not too cold, we can also hit the beach; if the footing is not...

  • Jan

    25

    Connetquot River Plus Arboretum

    at Connetquot River State Park Preserve Oakdale Time : 10:45 AM

    "An interesting winter hike to Connetquot Park Preserve; see ponds, river, fish hatchery and wildlife; drop out after 6 miles or, if you wish, continue to exploring the beautiful Bayard...

  • Jan

    25

    Family Program: Winter Ce FREE

    Family Program: Winter Celebration

    at Connetquot River State Park Preserve Oakdale Time : 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Winter Celebration Connetquot River State Park Preserve January 25th, 2020 11am-3:00pm Celebrate the many wonders of winter through exciting experiments, hands-on activities, &...

  • Jan

    25

    First Winter Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach County Park

    at South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Bridgehampton Time : 02:30 PM

    "With the cold of winter, many northern animal visitors come to the South Shore of Long Island to find food—among them Pinnipeds, or seals. The three most common species of seals that...

  • Jan

    25

    Birding with John Turner—Feathered Marvels at Montauk Point

    at South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Bridgehampton Time : 10:30 AM

    "Join John for a trip to the end of Long Island where, at Montauk Point, we’ll scan the ocean waters for numerous sea duck species that typically over winter there. Sea ducks expected...

  • Jan

    26

    Bethpage And Beyond

    at Bethpage State Park Farmingdale Time : 09:00 AM

    "This will be a nice brisk walk in the woods; we’ll start from the Bethpage State Park picnic area parking lot and head north on the Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt Trail to the Northern State...

  • Jan

    26

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    Winter Search Party

    at Wilderness Visitor Center Shirley Time : 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Kids ages 8 -12 and caregivers, bundle up and take a discovery walk with a park ranger along the back dune and ocean shore to search for signs of winter wildlife on the barrier beach. Look for...

  • Jan

    26

    Winter Run Series 5K at Sunken Meadow State Park

    at Sunken Meadow State Park Kings Park Time : 11:00 AM

    "This is the third race of our four race series Race dates and locations are as follows: January 12th (Heckscher), 19th (Robert Moses), 26th (Sunken Meadow) and February 2nd (Jones Beach)....

  • Feb

    01

    Belmont Lake Loop

    at Belmont Lake State Park West Babylon Time : 10:30 AM

    "We will take a moderately-paced hike round the lake and explore a flat hiking trail to Southards Pond, where we will stop to have a snack; bring water and snack; rain or ice cancels; from...

  • Feb

    01

    Flanders-Sears Pond Prowl

    at Kiosk on Spinney Road Flanders Time : 10:00 AM

    "We will walk to Owl Pond to connect to the Paumanok Path, heading east to Sears Pond; bring water and snack; meet at kiosk on Spinney Rd., Flanders, south side of NY 24 just east of Birch...

  • Feb

    01

    Family Program: Maple Sug

    Family Program: Maple Sugaring

    at Sunken Meadow State Park Kings Park Time : 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM

    Family Program: Maple Sugaring Sunken Meadow State Park February 1st, 2020 2 class times: 10:00am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm From seed to syrup, discover the importance of our...

  • Feb

    01

    Birding with Frank—Shinnecock Specialties

    at South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Bridgehampton Time : 10:00 AM

    "The barrier beach area at Shinnecock is one of the few remaining undeveloped dune/salt marsh habitats on the eastern end of Long Island, an area that frequently has wintering snowy owls and...

  • Feb

    02

    Groundhog Day FREE

    Groundhog Day

    at Holtsville Ecology Site Holtsville Time : 07:00 AM

    Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Hundreds will gather at the Holtsville Ecology Site on Sunday, Feb. 2, to hear Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro announce Holtsville Hal’...

  • Feb

    02

    Searching for Sweetbriar Sam - A Groundhog Adventure

    at Sweetbriar Nature Center Smithtown Time : 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    "Come find out if Sweetbriar Sam is planning to hibernate for another 6 weeks or predict an early spring.   We will have a fun scavenger hunt to learn some facts about groundhogs,...