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The David Weld Sanctuary

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Just an hour to walk.

Great little local hiking spot for during the week. Gets crowded weekends w little parking during... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Sarahrina
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Saint James, New York
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A Village Gem

Get away from it all in this beautiful sanctuary. This is an idyllic sanctuary and easy walk for... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Rob S
,
Nissequogue, NY
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30 Aug 2018
“Just an hour to walk.”
10 Nov 2017
“A Village Gem”
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Great little local hiking spot for during the week. Gets crowded weekends w little parking during summer months. I would give it 5 stars but they don’t allow dogs, even on leash.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sarahrina
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Get away from it all in this beautiful sanctuary. This is an idyllic sanctuary and easy walk for the novice or seasoned hiker alike. With numerous trail options to choose from this can be a short or not so short hike. We prefer to make...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rob S
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Woodsy area just before Short Beach off Moriches Road at Head of the Harbor/St. James area. Small staging area that you can park your car and then you can hike through the sanctuary if you like. So much nature to enjoy, the trails are not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank fyremaven
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Lots of Nature out here. You can walk all the way to the North shore. Bird watchers be ready. Hikers realize it's basically a field, followed by woods, so prepare for ticks.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Augustus004
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Very easy hiking trail. Nice view of the Long Island sound. I like that it is semi private and almost nobody in the trails. Very quiet and beautiful. The trail is very short though. The parking lot has 6 cars and there are signs that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 774JamesC774
Reviewed September 10, 2015

The David Weld Sanctuary is run by the Nature Conservancy. It is a pristine location, with woods and overgrown fields, that borders the Long Island Sound. It is very lovely for hiking (but bring a compass for a hike through their woods, and a "MayMyWalk"...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Andi55_13
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