Island Pine Barrens is rife with recreational opportunities. The
preservation of these woodlands offer a host of activities
including, hiking, boating, fishing, riding, camping, swimming and
so much more.
Barrens are an oasis within suburbia. Centrally located, the
barrens are only a short trip from most of Long Island. There are
federal wildlife refuges, state parks and preserves and a huge
network of county and town parks.
elaborate trails system is in place and ecosystem-wide stewardship
programs are designating the most appropriate uses for every part of
the Pine Barrens.
following links will enumerate the myriad recreational opportunities
available in Long Island’s premier ecosystem. The Pine Barrens
weren’t just preserved to protect drinking water and to preserve
habitat. They’re a whole lot of fun.
Cross Country Skiing