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About Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Connetquot River State Park Preserve maintains 3,473 acres of land and water for the protection and propagation of game birds, fish and animals. Deer and waterfowl are numerous, rare nesting birds, including the osprey, are present and there are numerous rare plants, and other interesting flora, such as trailing arbutus and pink lady's slipper in their natural habitats. The preserve also has 50 miles of hiking, bridle, cross-country ski and nature trails, as well as freshwater fly fishing (by permit only) on the Connetquot River.

Prohibited Activities: Please note that as a nature preserve, bicycling, picnicking and pets are not permitted.

See the NYS Parks website for more information, hours of operation, fees and rates, directions and more.