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Brookhaven State Park

Brookhaven State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Brookhaven State Park
Map showing the location of Brookhaven State Park
Location Wading River, NY, USA
Coordinates
Area 1,638 acres (6.63 km2)
Established 1971 (1971)
Visitors 9,722 (in 2011)[1]
Governing body New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Brookhaven State Park is a 1,638-acre (6.63 km2) state park in Wading River, New York, approximately 74 miles (119 km) east of New York City. Established in 1971, the park land was formerly the property of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Protecting a large amount of the Long Island Pine Barrens, the park also contains scattered wetlands.[2]

Brookhaven State Park is located along the east side William Floyd Parkway, between NY 25 and NY 25A. The park contains 25 miles (40 km) of multi-use trails.

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External links

  • New York State Parks: Brookhaven State Park
  • Brookhaven State Park (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Botany Online)
  • Federal Lands to Parks in New York State (National Park Service)

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