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Three lakes to fish in

a real gem! Clay or hard court tennis courts. Country setting right off easy access local... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Bruce D
Lynbrook, New York
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Excellent dog friendly park

Great park, dog friendly in certain areas. Dogs are not allowed by the picnic area. You can take... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Valley Stream, New York
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Peninsula Boulevard, Hempstead, NY 11552
+1 516-766-1029
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This Beautiful park is good for picnics ,walking and fishing. Bring your food with u, there are tables. also you can grill, There are grill bars.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

a real gem! Clay or hard court tennis courts. Country setting right off easy access local highways. Nice people, friendly with adequate parking and beautiful fields to dog walk on leash.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce D
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Hempstead Lake State Park is a big green trees state park with walking trails to explore the natural area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Great park, dog friendly in certain areas. Dogs are not allowed by the picnic area. You can take you dog by the lake and enjoy the scenery. I plan on going back in the fall to see the fall foliage by the lake.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rofila
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

It's a big park, has various activities, some free and some not, has different courts for use (i.e., basketball, tennis, bocce), has a real golf course, lake, many walking trails and parking.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Martine B
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

A light snowfall made the park glisten with white snow. The paths were covered with a light dusting that made them sublime. Driving through the roadways were clear and passable. The water was magnificent to gaze upon as the chill filled the air.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 881damiana
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This park is easy to get to, just off the Southern State Parkway especially for those weary travelers who want to make a quick pit stop. Parking is ample. There are picnic areas, play ground for the kids and walking/jogging trails. Great park for family...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 65savvytravelers
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite jogging routes (2 mile loop around the giant pretty lake). Lots of fields, sports fields, picnic facilities, etc...). The running/walking trails are just marvelous.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Keith_Drayer
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Had a great 3 mile run around the lake. The entire path is dirt/sand and shaded. $8.00 parking fee. Didn't run into any horses.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lews C
Reviewed July 3, 2017

$8 parking fee, cash only, no cards. $2 for carousel ride, and it's a seemingly longer ride than most carousels. Bathroom nearby, although I don't recall seeing changing table in men's room. Nice shaded, clean grassy areas for picnics, and playground has nice, soft, spongy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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July 3, 2017|
Response from LeeAsi | Reviewed this property |
I think it is still $8 for parking for one vehicle and it is free to walk or bike in.