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FOC Receives Grants!

The Friends are proud of the support from the foundations whose links appear below. The capacity building grants they have awarded us will greatly help in strengthening our organization for the benefit of Connetquot River State Park Preserve:

The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts

Parks & Trails New York

Upstate History Alliance

Click here to read the details of these grants

22nd Annual Friends of Connetquot Fun Trail Ride/Hike and Plant Sale

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. (rain or shine)

The Friends of Connetquot Need Volunteers and Organizers to Continue this Tradition!  See Below for Details

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. (rain or shine)

Please join us and support one of the longest continuous annual events on Long Island! If you are trail riding, or if you are participating in the hike, led by our own Tom Casey, you will be traveling along some of the most historic trails on Long Island. There will be plenty to eat and prizes to win, thanks to our very generous friends, sponsors, & donors. All monies raised by the Friends of Connetquot are used to support the Preserve’s many projects & programs.

A donation of only $30 pre-paid by April 25th; $40 at the door.

  • 10:00 a.m.: Sign in; Coffee, tea, bagels in barn
  • 10:30 a.m.: Hikers will meet at the sign-in area
  • 1:00 p.m.: Lunch & desserts are ready for you
  • 1:00 p.m.: House tour - $4.00 per person - Meet in gift shop
  • 3:00 p.m.: Raffle Prize & 50/50 drawings begin
  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Plant sale on side of barn


This year's Trail Rike and Hike will also feature a plant sale on the side of the barn from 10:00am - 3:00pm


Something new! If your paid reservation/check is received before / by April 25th, your name will be entered in a special prize drawing to be held at the event. We appreciate all early reservations so we know how much we need in the way of refreshments.


Please call Jerry or Rita (631) 277-4967 or Jerry’s cell at (917)-355-5225, or e-mail:


Please check back, join our email list or "Like" us on Facebook to be notified when the reservation form is live!  However, we're always looking for volunteers. If you're interested, in helping us with this event, please fill out the form below and we'll get in touch with you with details.


If you prefer to mail in your reservation/payment, download the flyer/registration form

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Volunteer to help with the Trail Ride/Hike

The Friends are always on the lookout for volunteers and organizers.  If you're interested, please contact us via the form below. Only your name and email address is required.

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See photos and recaps from past trail rides:

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

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