Maple Swamp County Park

Flanders, Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, NY


Montauk Highway (Route 27) east; exit for Pleasure Drive north.  The county park is bounded on the west by Pleasure Drive; the north by Route 24; the east by Birch Creek/Owl Pond County Park; and the south by Griffing Road and the Montauk Highway. 


April 1996  --  NY State Governor George Pataki and County Executive Robert Gaffney along with representatives of hiking groups walked to this section of the Paumanok trail.


Red maple swamp, the largest one in the Long Island pine barrens.


The Paumanok Path goes through this area going from Flanders Hill on the west to Maple Swamp and on to a junction with the yellow-blazed Birch Creek Trail (that runs along the west side of Birch Creek Pond).

Good walking area east of Maple Swamp