Wildwood State Park

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Wildwood State Park
Wildwood State Park from North Wading River Road.jpg
The Wye at Wildwood State Park, where the two entrances from North Wading River Road and Hulse Landing Road converge.
LocationWading River, New York
Coordinates40°58′N 72°48′W / 40.97°N 72.8°W / 40.97; -72.8Coordinates: 40°58′N 72°48′W / 40.97°N 72.8°W / 40.97; -72.8
Area767 acres (3.10 km2)[1]
Created1925 (1925)[2]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors298,990 (in 2014)[3]

Wildwood State Park is a 767-acre (3.10 km2) state park located in Suffolk County, New York.[1] The park is in the Town of Riverhead on the north shore of Long Island. The park includes a beach on Long Island Sound.

The park offers a beach, a playground, picnic tables, hiking and biking, fishing, a campground with tent and trailer sites, cross-country skiing, recreation programs and a food concession.

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  1. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 674. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Natural Heritage Trust; New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; New York State Council of Parks & Recreation (1975). Fifty Years: New York State Parks, 1924-1974. Natural Heritage Trust. p. 21.
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved April 4, 2016.

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