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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

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Ridge Environmental Conservation Area

Ridge, Suffolk Co.

Images of the wildlife viewing platform, turtles,and trails at Ridge ECA

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With the abundance of wildlife that make their homes here, visitors are bound
to see birds and other animals. Bring a picnic and enjoy the walking trails.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Wetlands, freshwater pond
  • Scrubland, grassland
  • Oak-pine forest

Recreational Opportunities

Hiking, nature trails, picnicking, bird watching
Hunting, fishing, boating (hand-launch only), hunting dog training and falconry permitted


200 acres


See Google Maps and enter your address for step by step directions to Ridge Environmental Conservation Area (This link will open a page outside of the DEC website. Hold "Shift" down while clicking on the link to open it in a new window)

Contact Information

Address: Randall Road off Route 25A
Contact: 631-444-0310 or, during hunting season, 631-924-3156

Photo credits: Henry Doll, Jim Clayton, Henry Doll