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Sands Point Preserve

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gold coast mansion

beautiful nature trails through the woods to long island sound, tour the mansion and or roam the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marc b

this is a beautiful venue and perfect in the fall and spring...really all year round. Lovely to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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95 Middle Neck Rd, Port Washington, NY 11050-1218
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place has a beautiful view. Can walk around and enjoy the surroundings. Good place to walk outside. Can take your dog and enjoy the outdoors

Thank Cat D
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful nature trails through the woods to long island sound, tour the mansion and or roam the grounds. not crowded, very quiet and mellow place. off the beaten path.

Thank marc b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a beautiful venue and perfect in the fall and spring...really all year round. Lovely to walk around take in the views

Thank Woodmont222
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Can be enjoyed by all ages and a perfect location to capture the grandeur of the estate via photographs.

Thank 6830self
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Wanted to do the free guided nature walk but it was canceled due to rain. Paid the $15 admission to see the interior of the Falaise Museum which houses 16th-17th century antiques but no photography allowed, very disappointing. It was however a pleasant walk around...More

Thank NewYorkRebecca
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A place of preservation to enjoy a short hike that will lead to shoreline and see local residents enjoying the area.

Thank JunJ763
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Sands Point Preserve was originally a beautiful Gold Coast estate with buildings still standing from the turn of the century! In 1942 the estate was deeded to the US Aeronautical Office so in 1946, the Navy opened the Naval Training Device Center on the...More

2  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I’m lucky enough to live near this great preserve. A nice amount of trails,one leads to a beautiful shoreline, that are very do-able for kids and adults. They also have lots of programs during the year for all ages.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 30 June 2018

and interesting, but very short, hiking trails. I wouldn't go out of my way again to see this place, but if you're local, it's a great place to go for a nice peaceful walk.

3  Thank AFamilyAdventurer
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The early 1900’s estate of Howard Gould then the Guggenheim family is a beautifully preserved enclave that takes you back in time. We toured the Falaise, Harry Guggenheim’s French style manor for his wife Caroline Morton. The interior is true to how the family left...More

2  Thank Joyce P
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28 July 2018|
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
yes, dogs on leash are welcome according to the website
19 July 2018|
Response from Andy S | Reviewed this property |
You can take the LIRR (Long Island Railroad) from Penn Station to Port Washington, the last stop on the line. It's 10 minutes by car to Sand Point Preserve.
27 June 2018|
Response from linlin44 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no public bus service in this area but taxis from the train station wouldn’t be too expensive.