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Heckscher State Park

Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
+1 516-581-2100
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Waterfront Patk

Heckscher State Park is a waterfront park that has grills, a playground and beautiful shaded areas... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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Love this park.

They have a nice picnic area where the kids have an updated play area...the part near the beach is... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Mecca S
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
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Heckscher State Pkwy, East Islip, NY 11730
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+1 516-581-2100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Heckscher State Park is a waterfront park that has grills, a playground and beautiful shaded areas. Its a nice place place to relax and enjoy a day off.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

They have a nice picnic area where the kids have an updated play area...the part near the beach is a haven. We have our family reunion picnic here for the past 20 years. We play music, BBQ and have so much fun chillin together with...More

1  Thank Mecca S
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times since I was a kid. From school field days, to picnics, to walks along the beach. It's clean, it's quiet and it's Long Island. Took the bridal party to the beach for pictures on 1-1-17. It was a beautiful day...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I'm biased, I know, but this was my childhood backyard. Growing up in the neighborhood, we always rode our bikes into the park, drove in as a family, and even learned to drive there -- it had everything we needed to learn how to drive...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

There are good and bad reviews for this park. I think part of that is because some people have the wrong expectations for this place. Let me help you. If you want a nice beach to swim or take your kids for a family day...More

5  Thank Tradervic21
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

This use to be the Gem of the south shore , they have slowly abandoned this State park . As of this moment the pool is slated to be demolished one of the main reasons folks went here - 2nd the camping area has not...More

4  Thank Fldsetter
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This park is great for riding bikes. It is very clean and the grounds are well kept. I have never had any issues here parking.

Thank Bestpolicy21
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A very nice State park. Boating docks, relaxing view of Great South Bay. The pool is no longer open to the public.

1  Thank Songbirdpm
Reviewed 30 October 2015

In summer, Heckscher State Park can become somewhat crowded. The bay beaches and picnic areas quickly fill with extended family gatherings, The boat launch ramp parking area is lined with boat trailers and SUV's while their owners go out for a leisurely sail on the...More

Thank ScottMell
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Great place to sit on the beach and tan, or have a picnic with friends and family. I often ride my bike on the fitness trail along the water, its beautiful!

Thank ElisaYoung31
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Ke I
Is the pool still closed?
20 June 2017|
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Response from Mecca S | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it will never open again!
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Deneise R
Can you fish here?
30 May 2017|
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Response from Mecca S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can!!!
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