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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 Ridge Conservation Area. For information on Long Island state land access permits, including the three-year seasonal access permit, please follow the link at left.

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

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Learn more about accessible recreation on DEC lands.

Nassau County

Suffolk County


More about Long Island - Region 1:

  • Regulations for Use of NYSDEC Managed Lands in Suffolk County - All nonhunting activities, as well as hunting on some properties at specific times, require a seasonal NYSDEC-Managed Lands Access Permit.
  • State Land Access Permits - Permits for recreational use of DEC managed lands on Long Island
  • Boating Access Sites - Hunting, recreation and DEC managed state lands open to the public on Long island
  • Tidal Wetland Areas - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the NY State Tidal Wetland Areas in Suffolk County.
  • David A. Sarnoff Preserve - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens in Suffolk County.
  • East Hampton Cooperative Area - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the East Hampton Cooperative Area in Suffolk County.
  • Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the Oak Brush Plains State Preserve at Edgewood in Suffolk County.
  • Kings Park Unique Area - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the Kings Park Natural Resource Area in Suffolk County.
  • Linda Gronlund Memorial Nature Preserve - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the Linda Gronlund Memorial Nature Preserve in Suffolk County.
  • Peconic Headwaters Natural Resource Management Area - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the Peconic Headwaters Natural Resource Management Area in Suffolk County.
  • Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest - Description of natural features, facilities and recreational opportunities found on the Rocky Point Natural Resource Management Area in Suffolk County.
  • Nassau County Map - Map of Nassau County showing state-owned lands open for public recreation.
  • Suffolk County West Map - Map of western Suffolk County showing state-owned land open for public recreation.
  • Suffolk County East Map - Map of eastern Suffolk County showing state-owned land open for public recreation.