Nature & Outdoors Events on Long Island

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276 Events
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    Spring beach Walk

    Spring beach Walk

    at Sport Fishing Education Center Babylon Time : 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

      Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and...

  • Apr

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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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    Mashomack Preserve's April Book in the Woods

    at Mashomack Preserve Shelter Island

    Explore the Red Trail while reading On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole to your little ones! Donations appreciated.

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    Beach Exploration at Garvies Point Museum

    at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve Glen Cove

    Children and adults alike will learn how Long Island's snails, crabs, and mussels survive. Sessions at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM. Ages 5+. Museum Admission Adults: $4.00 Children (5-12):...

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    View the Planets & Moon through a Telescope

    at Northport Harbor Park Northport Time : 07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Please visit our website FIRST to see if we are doing it. If the sky is CLEAR, See the Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &/or Saturn, & sometimes an eclipse, through a powerful telescope...

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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...

  • Apr

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    Creatures of the Night

    at Sweetbriar Nature Center Smithtown Time : 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM

    Explore Sweetbriar Nature Center at night to see what nocturnal animals call it home.

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    Nature Impressions Craft

    at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve Glen Cove Time : 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    Participants will create artwork based on nature. Museum Admission Adults: $4.00 Children (5-12): $2.00

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    Arbor Day Nature Walk at Garvies Point Museum

    at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve Glen Cove

    Participants will explore the areas around Garvies Point during this Arbor Day event. Sessions at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM. Ages 5+. Museum Admission Adults: $4.00 Children (5-12): $2.00

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    Terrarium Building Workshop

    at Modern Terrarium Bar by ReCreateU Rockville Centre Time : 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    Terrarium Building Workshop Looking for fun activities with friends and family?  Come join our Terrarium Building Workshop.   This hands-on workshop promises to be informativ...

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    CRESLI Seal Walk at Cupso

    CRESLI Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach Park

    at Cupsogue Beach Park Westhampton Beach

    CRESLI Seal Walks are approximately 1.2 miles round trip & take about 1.25 hours.  These walks are suitable for children. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:...

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    2018 Arbor Day Family Festival at Planting Fields

    at Planting Fields Arboretum Oyster Bay Time : 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    Planting Fields Foundation and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will be presenting a weekend of spring fun in Oyster Bay. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment...

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    Crossroads Farm Opening Day

    at Crossroads Farms Malverne Time : 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Come to Crossroads Farm Opening Fun-Raiser Event on Saturday, April 27th from 12 - 5 pm!   Lots of fun for the entire family.  Live music from The Project!  Taste testing from...

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    Spring Seasonal Stroll

    at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve Huntington Time : 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    "On this short stroll (approx. 1.5 miles), one of a series to observe seasonal changes, we'll savor nature's spring rebirth, highlighting nesting birds. " NYS Parks,...

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    Spring Planting

    Spring Planting

    at Jones Beach State Park Wantagh Time : 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    "Spring has sprung and with it comes the arrival of plants and flowers emerging from the ground and so many begin as seeds! Come discover the magic of seeds and their germination, happening...