Black History Month Self-Guided Hike, Family Program FREE

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Come learn about 10 Black environmentalists you should know about!Come celebrate Black History Month at Sunken Meadow State Park! Ten stations along this self-guided hike along the creekside trail will each feature the achievements of a Black environmentalist who has made great contributions to the field of science.This self guided hike is FREE and open…

Geminids Meteor Shower, Family Program, $4 per person upon arrival

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Enjoy an early evening stargazing hike to see these shooting stars.A short lecture followed by early evening stargazing to see these shooting stars. Viewing is weather permitting. $4 cash per person upon arrival. Reservations are required for all programs. Space is limited. If you are unable to keep your reservation, please cancel so others may…

Haunted Lantern Walk, Adult Program, $4

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Enjoy some scary Long Island historical tales by lantern light!See the beach in a whole new light as we round the point of Sunken Meadow State Park with only lanterns to guide the way! We will pause along the way for some Long Island historical scary stories!$4 cash per adult upon arrival. Reservations are required…

Horseshoe Crab Round Up – Family program, $4 cash per person upon arrival

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Join us for a hike to look for horseshoe crabs!Let’s investigate these living fossils that come to our shores in the spring! We will have a short lesson, followed by a walk down to the marsh to observe these creatures during their high tide spawning periods. Wear shoes that can get wet.$4 per cash person…

Fiddler Crab Frenzy – Family program, $4 cash per person upon arrival

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Join us for a walk around the marsh as we learn more about fiddler crabs!Have you ever wondered who makes all those little holes in the sand close to the water’s edge? Odds are, it was a fiddler crab! Join us for a walk around the marsh as we learn more about these fascinating little…

Mid-Tide Splash – Children’s program (6+), $4 cash per child upon arrival

Sunken Meadow State Park Lot 3 New York State Reference Route 908K, Kings Park, NY, United States

Get ready to get wet!Let’s go down to the marsh to seine, collect, and identify animals that make this unique brackish water environment their home! Make sure you wear water shoes and clothing that’s good for water. For children aged 6 and up.$4 cash per child upon arrival. Reservations are required for all programs. Space…