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Marine Nature Study Area

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Well kept preserve

Very nice marine nature study area locally. We went here with the high school when younger and I... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Caryn D
Oceanside, New York
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Walking and Bird Photography are key activities at Oceanside's Marine Nature Study Area

Went there with our Freeport Camera Club. It was a hot day in August, with low tide at 1:30pm... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Oceanside, New York
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  • Average11%
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9 Nov 2017
“Well kept preserve ”
3 weeks ago
“Nature area”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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500 Slice Dr, Oceanside, NY 11572-5600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite place, clean and well kept in south Oceanside. Good place to stop if your not from the area and want to see the bay and marshland.

Thank brendan946
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice marine nature study area locally. We went here with the high school when younger and I enjoy going here to see the local flora and fauna. Has recovered well since the storm five years ago.

Thank Caryn D
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Went there with our Freeport Camera Club. It was a hot day in August, with low tide at 1:30pm. In order to capture decent photos a 500-800mm lens is necessary. Unfortunately, there was not a lot of close-in bird activity. Activity center is good for...More

Thank MontanaNYPurcell
Reviewed June 21, 2017

By staying still along the trail, you can observe many species of wildlife, especially types of birds. The trails are peaceful, except for when the Canadian geese are nesting - BEWARE - they attack!

Reviewed April 11, 2017

A nice relaxing self guided experience with nature. Requires walking on small boardwalk type paths. You can see many animals, both in and out of the water. Kids had a good time. Peaceful and low key.

Thank m915b
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This has become my new favorite place to walk when the weather is good. It is located on the water and has an osprey nest at it's southern side. The nest can be viewed online from spring to fall if you want to check out...More

Thank PaulaNYFL
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We lived near the Marine Nature Study area for 43 years and enjoyed the peace and tranquility on many occasions. They have a small museum of local marine and marsh life as well as many walks through the tidal wetlands.

Thank Jgoldchain
Reviewed November 12, 2015

It has been many years, But I brought my three sons here many times ; It has nice viewing areas, safe walkways, lots of marine life and plants, and waterfowl to see. This is a gem of a nature park in the midst of the...More

Thank Clubess1
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Marine Nature Study Area is a 52-acre preserve devoted to environmental education and natural history. It is primarily a tidal-marsh preserve. There is a small nature center that contains a small classroom, bathrooms, and informational posters. What makes this preserve special is that it is...More

Thank Andi55_13
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