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Long Island - Region 1

Map of Region 1 Counties

A seasonal access permit is required for all activities on all NYSDEC managed lands on Long Island with the exception of the following fishing and waterway access sites.

  • Forge Pond Fishing Access Site
  • Oyster Bay Western Waterfront Site
  • Moriches Bay Marine Waterway Access Site
  • Mattituck Creek Waterway Access Site

Properties listed below include State Parks which are managed by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.


Learn more about accessible recreation on DEC lands.

Also see Explore Long Island's Accessible Outdoor Adventures brochure PDF (2.11 MB) for more information on accessible properties in Region 1.

Click below for details on the recreational opportunities available for each site.

Nassau County

Suffolk County

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