We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A Park with Something for Everyone...Even the Dog

Pretty walking trails that lead to the small beach with a view of Fire Island and the Robert Moses... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Islip, New York
A small but friendly crowd

Gardiner Park is a small county park that has a few trials to walk or run and many people walk... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Babylon, New York
Read all 29 reviews
All photos (20)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“picnic area”(5 reviews)
“main path”(4 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Montauk Highway, Bay Shore, NY
+1 631-854-0935
Reviews (29)
Filter reviews
29 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat south baypicnic areamain pathcounty parkunder controlnice walkrobert mosessmall beachdogleashplaygroundtrailpetsgardinertreesdozenmile
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I traveled an hour with my family and French Mastiff because we were looking for a dog friendly beach. There's a nice playground with trails that lead you to the water but I wouldn't call it a beach. It's a strip of sand, and...More

Thank WandaW0man
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weekend getaway for a plan picnic is good in this place and strolling kind of relaxation and for friends and family alike.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Pretty walking trails that lead to the small beach with a view of Fire Island and the Robert Moses Bridge. A fishing pond, a playground, and a dog area. Walking down the paths, you're sure to come across four footed friends on leashes enjoying the...More

Thank maria20160
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Gardiner Park is a small county park that has a few trials to walk or run and many people walk their dogs

1  Thank Coachwoodsjb
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I have been coming here since I was a child and now I take my children. I am a dog owner and the path down to the bay is perfect for any dog-owner bonding. Then you can let them swim and fetch in the bay....More

3  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The park has a 1/2 mile walking path to the Great South Bay and a number of other paths branching off the main route. It is specifically dog-friendly. Even if you don't have a dog it is a very pleasant place for a walk. There...More

1  Thank mlangh0lz
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a nice park with a few trails. You can walk from the parking lot to the water in about 10 minutes. I've been here in late December when there were no leaves on the trees, and now in summer. I enjoyed myself more...More

1  Thank luron
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Wonderful, dog-friendly park with loads of equipment for the kiddies and a nice stroll down to the bay. Be aware, that I've come back several times with ticks

Thank N3052QKlindas
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good park for people and dogs . Good trails and picnic areas. Nice walk to beach. Nice scenic views.

Thank daho1981
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to take a walk, with trails that are clearly marked. Nice walk to the Bay, a beautiful view, feels like a reward for walking. Like taking the dogs for a walk there, they seem to enjoy it also. Also has play and picnic...More

1  Thank 2LIcruzers
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Travelodge by Wyndham Bay Shore Long Island
81 reviews
2.13 km away
Bay Shore Inn
20 reviews
2.43 km away
Courtyard Long Island Islip/Courthouse Complex
24 reviews
7.14 km away
Residence Inn Long Island Islip/Courthouse Complex
159 reviews
7.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 159 restaurants in Bay Shore
Le Dock
31 reviews
.00 km away
Mitsui Restaurant
21 reviews
.62 km away
77 reviews
.58 km away
Salt & Barrel
60 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 13 attractions in Bay Shore
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
47 reviews
.51 km away
Drew Patrick Spa
27 reviews
.30 km away
TJ Finley's
10 reviews
.70 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gardiner County Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines