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David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve

Riverhead, Suffolk County

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This is designated Bird Conservation Area is one of the largest undisturbed pine barrens on Long Island.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Eastern towhee
  • Common nighthawk
  • Whip-poor-will
  • Brown thrasher
  • Blue-winged warbler
  • White-tailed deer
  • Red foxes
  • Box turtles

Where to Watch

  • Trails

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Birdwatching


2,324 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 518-402-8924

Website: David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve