Five Local Parks to Visit For Fall

Kick up some leaves at these outdoor spots.

The weather, though warm and muggy this week, will change to cool and crisp next week. Enjoy the changing seasons at some nearby parks.

1. : Commack's large park and preserve is an ideal spot for hiking through fall foliage. It's also home to . While you're there, stop by and view the that .

2. : Arguably one of the most photogenic parks around, Blydenburgh has miles of winding green trails, a , picnic tables and a dog park. This place is a must-see during the fall season.

3. There are many different ways to enjoy this park. Hit the Greenbelt Trail for a hike or walk, ride or run the Hike and Bike Trail. Visitors can also bird watch or take their kids to the playground there.

4. : With more than 540 acres of sprawling greens, this state park is a pleasure to get lost in and explore. Visitors can also stop in at the nature museum inside the park.

5. :  Bundle up and cruise the boardwalk before snow hits the ground. The beach views are just as beautiful in the fall as they are in the summer.


LInda C. September 27, 2011 at 02:05 PM
When do they stop charging to get in to Sunken Meadow? Or have they stopped already?
Suzanne Hayes September 28, 2011 at 11:25 AM
They stopped


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