Places of Interest

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

The state park 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, such as trailing arbutus and pyxie moss in their natural habitats. The preserve also has 50 miles of hiking, horseback riding, cross-country ski and nature trails, as well as fishing (by permit only) on the Connetquot River. Visit Website


Lakeland County Park

This fully accessible Suffolk County Parks facility, designed for the disabled and their families, includes a nature trail-boardwalk over the head-waters of the Connetquot River, affording unique views of wetland vegetation, waterfowl and fish. Organizational group use is available on a reservation basis. Visit Website


War Veterans Memorial

The new war veterans memorial was unveiled in November of 2008. It was built at the Veterans Memorial Triangle at Old Nichols Road and Johnson Avenue.