WILDWOOD STATE PARK
Wading River, NY
769 ACRES
No pets.


Directions:

Take the Long Island Expressway east and get off at exit 69 north; drive 5.7 miles and turn right (east) onto Route 25A; drive 1.2 miles and turn left onto Sound Avenue; drive east about a mile and turn left (north) onto Hulse Landing Road; drive 0.75 of a mile and turn right into the park entrance. (Parking fee in season between Memorial Day and Columbus Day).


This park sits above a rugged stretch of shoreline on the Sound. Wildwood is the only state park on the Island offering full hook-ups for trailer campers; campsites open through Columbus Day.


Habitats:

bluffs 160 feet high; beech woods


Trails:

5 miles of trails; 1.8 mile long red trail; 2.3 mile orange trail; 2.9 mile blue trail; and the yellow trail around the park of 3.8 miles.


PLANTS:

American beech
eastern hemlock
witch hazel
trailing arbutus
jack-in-the-pulpit
violets