Long Island Public Hunting Areas
Applications for seasonal access permits (PDF) (463 KB) may be downloaded from this link. Seasonal access permits are free and valid for three years.
500 acres of coastal and pine barrens habitat with opportunities for waterfowl-, small- and big-game hunting. Rt. 27 to East Hampton, Rt. 114 north four miles, on the right side.
Map - Barcelona Neck Cooperative Hunting Area (PDF) (113 KB)
Brookhaven State Park Cooperative Hunting Area
State park land, County park land and NYSDEC property, Brookhaven State Park Cooperative Hunting Area is 1550 huntable acres of mixed oak and coastal pine barrens managed through a cooperative management agreement. Opportunities exist for archery big-game hunting November through December. I-495 to exit 68, north, parking areas on right.
Map - Brookhaven State Park Cooperative Hunting Area (PDF) (168 KB)
94 huntable acres of mostly mixed oak and pine barrens forest. Opportunities exist for archery hunting October through December. Two one-car parking areas on Kay Street/Hidden Acres Path, north of Middle Country Road/Rt. 25 in Calverton.
Map - Calverton Woods (PDF) (216 KB)
David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve
More than 2,700 acres of oak-pine woodland with opportunities for small- and big-game hunting. I-495 to exit 71, Rt. 24 east to the Riverhead traffic circle, one mile south of traffice circle on CR 104.
Map - David A. Sarnoff (PDF) (180 KB)
East Bartlett Conservation Area
Approximately 99 acres of mixed hardwood habitat. Archery hunting only. Parking area is located off of East Bartlett Road in Middle Island. Entrance is approximately half-a-mile east of Yaphank Middle Island Road. Go north on narrow roadway to end.
Map - East Bartlet Conservation Area (PDF) (654 KB)
East Hampton Cooperative Area
4000 acres of coastal and pine barrens habitat that includes Napeague, Hither Hills and Montauk state parks along with town and county land under a cooperative agreement with NYSDEC. Opportunities for waterfowl-, small- and big-game hunting. There are special season dates associated with the cooperative area. These dates should be determined prior to hunting by calling the Bureau of Wildlife. Various access points along Rt. 27 east of Amagansett in East Hampton Town.
East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area - Dates and Procedures and Maps
Otis Pike Preserve
Approximately 5400 acres of mixed oak, pine barrens and open habitat. The Peconic River runs through the area, and there are many small ponds. Opportunities exist for waterfowl-, small-and big-game hunting; pheasants are stocked on Otis Pike Preserve in November and December. I-495 to exit 69, two miles north on Schultz Road. Eastport, I-495 to exit 70, four miles south to CR 51 east. The property is located on the north side of CR 51. Hot Water Street, I-495 to exit 70, one and a half miles south to Hot Water Street.
Map - Otis Pike Preserve Cooperative Hunting Area (PDF) (296 KB)
Ridge Conservation Area
65 huntable acres of varied habitats consisting mostly of forest and reverting farm field. Opportunities exist for archery big-game hunting October through December. I-495 to exit 68, north Rt. 25 west, turn right on Randall Rd. to entrance on left.
Map - Ridge Conservation Area (PDF) (111 KB)
Rocky Point Natural Resources Management Area
More than 5,700 acres of oak-pine forest with some fields and small forest openings. Opportunities exist for small- and big-game hunting; pheasants are stocked in November and December. I-495 to exit 66, north on CR 101 to CR 21, north on CR 21, six miles to main parking lot on west side of CR 21.
Map - Rocky Point (PDF) (199 KB)
Southampton Cooperative Hunting Area
430 acres of Southampton town owned land cooperatively managed with the state for hunting, consisting of four properties (Southampton Hills, Noyac Preserve, Tuckahoe Swamp and Barrel Hill). These areas are open for archery deer hunting starting October 1 through December 31. Noyac Preserve is open for the days of the January Firearms season as well. Access October 1 through December 31 is with a Southampton Town Access Permit (PDF) (594 KB). Access to Noyac Preserve for the January firearms season is by reservation only.
Southampton Cooperative Hunting Area - Dates, Procedures and Maps
Tidal Wetland Areas
These are primarily waterfowling areas, although there are small-game and archery opportunities on some of these areas.
- Timber Point
- Bellport Bay and Fireplace Neck
- John's Neck Creek
- Havens Point
- Ludlow Creek (PDF) (2.2 MB)
- Northwest Harbor (PDF) (1.3 MB)
- Long Beach Bay
Westhampton Management Area
420 acres of dwarf pitch pine and scrub oak with opportunities for small- and big-game hunting. The area is located between Suffolk County Airport and Sunrise Highway. Rt. 27 to exit 63 south, one and a half miles, left onto Stewart Avenue.
Map - Westhampton Management Area (PDF) (71 KB)
West Tiana Cooperative Hunting Area
A cooperative agreement with Suffolk County Parks allows access to 275 acres of state land with opportunities for small- and big-game hunting. The area is located in Hampton Bays. The parking area is located on the west side of Bellows Pond Road just south of Sunrise Highway.
Map - West Tiana (PDF) (203 KB)
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