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From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

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Seal Hikes at Montauk Point State Park

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that Montauk Point State Park will host a series of hikes to observe wintering seals. A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a scenic beach walk to an area where up to five species of seals can be observed. Along the hike, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology. If you’d like, bring binoculars!

Hikers will meet at the Office/Restroom building in the lower parking lot. Please try to arrive 10 minutes before the start time. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking. We will be outdoors for about two hours and the hike is approximately three miles long. Strollers are not recommended. NO dogs allowed. Space is limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!

To register, call the Montauk Downs at 631-668-5000 (ext. 0).

Seal Walks at Cupsogue Beach

Over 31,900 seal encounters at Cupsogue Beach since 2006. Join us at Cupsogue Beach for our 19th year there. Observe, photograph, and learn about Long Island’s seals. The walks are suitable for children and are approximately 1.25 miles round trip and take about 1 to 1.5 hours. The paths we take are not stroller-friendly.

Reservations required