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Rocky Point Natural Resource Management Area

Brookhaven, Suffolk County

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With the abundance of wildlife that make their homes at Rocky Point, visitors are bound to see a variety of birds and other animals. An extensive network of trails allows users to explore Rocky Point's pine barren and oak woodland habitats. Access is by permit only, which is free upon request.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Equestrian trails
  • Access permit required

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Mountain biking
  • Equestrian trails
  • Hunting


6,000 acres

Nearest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 631-444-0285

Address: 50 Circle Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11790

Website: Rocky Point Natural Resources Management Area