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Hiking and Bird Watching on the North Fork of Long Island

March 22nd, 2010 by Marilyn Marks

As the winter months pass behind us, it is time to get out and enjoy the scenic walks and trails that can be enjoyed on the North Fork of Long Island.  Within the Southold and Greenport areas of Long Island, the choices for nature trails and bird watching are in great abundance. 

Cedar Beach Country Park in Southold is a 68 acre park with over 2,800 feet on Shelter Island Sound.  From the part, visitors can enjoy great vistas of Shelter Island Sound and the saltwater marshes of Cedar Beach Harbor. 

Arshamomaque Point in Southold encompasses a 54-acres wooded preserve with several trails that wind through mature woodlands, ponds, and saltwater wetlands.

Arshamomaque Preserve in Greenport is a 120 acre preserved owned by the Town of Southold.  They have 1.3 miles of nature trails that wander through mature woodlands, freshwater wetlands, and open fields. 

Inlet Pond Park in Greenport enjoys a 55 acre preserve with 1.6 miles of trails leading to Inlet Pond and Long Island Sound.  The North Fork Audubon has a visitor’s center and also offers nature programs. 

Dam Pond Maritime Reserve in East Marion is a 36 acre reserve also owned by the Town of Southold.  Here you can enjoy a small protected bay, grasslands, saltwater marshes and woodlands.  There is also a trail that wanders through the reserve which is 1.2 miles long.  

It will take some time to try them all, but we will enjoy having you as our guest at the Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast as you explore the North Fork of Long Island

3 thoughts on “Hiking and Bird Watching on the North Fork of Long Island

  1. Bed Breakfast

    Amazing picture of North Fork and the bird watching and hiking sounds like something my wife and I will mark down on our to do list. We are planning a trip soon up your way and the Shorecrest Bnb sounds very inviting. Thanks for the interesting info re the local area. It really has helped.

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  3. Marilyn Marks

    Thanks for reading my blog. I hope to welcome you to the North Fork soon. I have interactive maps on my website now currently showing the locations of places of interest. I will be adding to them regularly.

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