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Tidal Wetland Areas

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The following state tidal wetlands provide opportunities for fishing, hiking, canoeing, and seasonal small and big game hunting in upland and salt water wetland habitats.

A Region 1 State Land Access permit is required. Call NYSDEC at (631) 444-0270 for more information. Recreationists must observe regulations for use of NYSDEC-managed lands in Suffolk County.

Find information on hunting on Long Island and on public hunting areas on Long Island for hunting opportunities and how to obtain hunting permits. General information on hunting includes how-to and safety tips with links to seasons, rules and regulations.

Babylon Marshes

Bellport Bay

Benton Bay-Ludlow Creek

Fireplace Neck

Flax Pond

Havens Point

Johns Neck

Long Beach Bay

Northwest Harbor

Timber Point


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