Short Nature Walks on Long Island

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Explore the natural beauty of Long Island - from Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in the west to Montauk Point on the eastern tip. At any season of the year you'll enjoy these fifty-three leisurely walks, which take you past glorious Atlantic and North Shore beaches, quaint historic towns, freshwater creeks and salt marshes, woodland preserves, and former estates.Inside this guide you'll find: a detailed map for each walk; clear directions for locating and following each trail; informal notes on geology, vegetation, ...

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Overview

Explore the natural beauty of Long Island - from Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in the west to Montauk Point on the eastern tip. At any season of the year you'll enjoy these fifty-three leisurely walks, which take you past glorious Atlantic and North Shore beaches, quaint historic towns, freshwater creeks and salt marshes, woodland preserves, and former estates.Inside this guide you'll find: a detailed map for each walk; clear directions for locating and following each trail; informal notes on geology, vegetation, and wildlife; suggestions on what to wear and what to bring; information on park hours, admission charges, and facilities. (5 X 7, 208 pages, b&w photos, maps)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762709052
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: Short Nature Walks Series
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,363,892
  • Product dimensions: 5.04 (w) x 6.94 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Rodney and Priscilla Albright do their daily walks from different locations throughout the year: the Bay of Fundy; the White Mountains; and Florida or the Southwest. Robert L. Wendt has been an active walker and outdoorsman in the New York area for many years. Active in the Appalachian Mountain Club and in mapping Long Island trails, he brings broad experience in the field to the revision of this book. He lives in Woodbury, New York.
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Table of Contents

(1) Introduction (2) Robert Moses State Park (3) Sailors Haven and Sunken Forest (4) Smith Point (5) Quogue and Tiana Beaches (6) Southampton Beach
(7) Wainscott Beach (8) East Hampton Beach (9) Amagansett Beach (10) Napeague Beach (11) Montauk Beach (12) Douglas Manor (13) Sea Cliff
(14) Old Bethpage Village Restoration (15) Stony Brook (16) Sag Harbor
(17) Orient (18) Garvies Point Preserve and Museum (19) Muttontown Preserve (20) Uplands Farm Sanctuary (21) Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge (22) Caleb Smith State Park Preserve (23) Connetquot River State Park Preserve (24) Three Parks with Views (25) Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
(26) Sears-Bellows County Park (27) Mashomack Preserve (28) Hither Hills State Park (29) U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (30) Sands Point Preserve
(31) Nassau County Museum of Art (32) Old Westbury Gardens (33) Planting Fields Arboretum (34) Caumsett State Park (35) Blydenburgh County Park
(36) Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Heckscher State Park (37) Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (38) John F. Kennedy Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary (39) Tackapausha Preserve (40) Massapequa Preserve (41) Shu Swamp Sanctuary
(42) South Shore Nature Center (43) Peconic River (44) Cranberry Bog (45) Quogue Wildlife Refuge (46) Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge
(47) Cedar Point County Park (48) Orient Beach State Park (49) Montauk Point Parks (50) Sunken Meadow State Park (51) Nissequogue Estuary (52) Wildwood State Park (53) Reeves Beach (54) Horton Point Park
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