BARCELONA NECK
Route 114, Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY
341 acres


Directions:

Rt. 27 (Montauk Hwy.) to East Hampton, Rt. 114 north 4 miles , on right side in Sag Harbor. Access by free permit only.


History:

(also known as Little Northwest Creek)

1989 -- New York State purchases the 341-acre Barcelona Neck Peninsula with negotiation assistance from The Nature Conservancy.


Trails:

with 4 miles of marked hiking trails


Habitats:

upland oak and hickory forest, swamp and marsh; coastal and pine barrens habitats and tidal wetlands


Facilities and Activities:

Seasonal hunting, bird watching. Access by free seasonal permit. Call 444-0273 for permit information.


PLANTS:

Acer rubrum (red maple)
Nyssa sylvatica (tupelo)
Pinus rigida (pitch pine)
Chimaphila maculata (checkerberry)
Clethra alnifolia (sweet pepperbush)
Epigaea arbutus (trailing arbutus)
Viola spp. (violet)
Osmunda cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)

Greg Edinger and David Hunt found a small population of Chasmanthium laxum (slender spikegrass). As of 1994 it was thought extirpated in New York.