Top Adventures in Northville

  • Camp at Wildwood State Park

    With a beach on Long Island Sound, forested hikes, and reliable amenities, Wildwood State Park is a great spot for a weekend of outdoor activities, easily accessible by public transportation.The Yellow Trail, a 3.8 mile loop, is a great way to tou...

  • Paddle Peconic Bay

    While there are many ways to access the Peconic Bay, I have found the best direction to explore is north west after launching and during the sunset. If you head to the public beach on Towd Point Rd. you can launch from there and make your way out ...

  • Hike through the Mashomack Nature Preserve

    Just a short ferry ride from the Hamptons, South Ferry Road is exactly where it sounds; very close to the South Ferry of Shelter Island. The parking lot of Mashomack Preserve is marked by a large sign. When you walk in, you'll see a large nature c...

    10 miles

  • Visit Lighthouse Point Park

    The main feature of this park is the Five Mile Point Lighthouse.  The grounds are open year round but the tower is not.  During the months of April through November there is an admission into the park of $30.00 a day for out of state vehicles. The...

  • Camp at Fire Island's Watch Hill

    If departing from NYC, catch the early LIRR train from Penn Station (or Atlantic Terminal) towards Patchogue. You may have to transfer at both Jamaica & Babylon, but it's an easy hop across the platform. Trip will take approximately an hour an...

    2 miles

  • Camp at Hither Hills State Park

    Fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves at Hither Hills State Park, a beautiful oceanside campground with good facilities and access to swimming, fishing, hiking, and biking. The grounds offer beautiful sandy beaches, as well as woodland hikes.The...

  • Kayaking the Nissequogue River

    Starting on the banks of Nissequogue River State Park, this 6 mile journey makes you feel like you’re cruising down river in the south, when you’re really on Long Island. I really suggest going as high tide is rolling in as there can be some shall...

  • Mountain Bike West Rock Ridge State Park

    West Rock Ridge State Park is a 700 ft high scenic ridge that is located on the west side of New Haven. There are tons of good mountain biking trails located all around the ridge that can satisfy all types of skill levels. The easiest place to par...

  • Hike through Gillette Castle State Park

    There are no fees for parking or visiting the park grounds.  A per person charge applies for Castle tours. The gate at Gillette Castle State Park is open at 8:00 am, and closes at sunset year round.  The Castle will be open seven days a week begin...

    1.2 miles 134 ft gain

  • Stroll around Fayerweather Island

    Parking is at the end of Barnum Road in the Seaside Park.  Though the lighthouse grounds are accessible the tower itself is not open to the public.  To access the island you must walk across the breakwater.  Please use caution as it is uneven foo...

    0.5 miles

  • Boulder & Free Climb off the Blue Trail In Sleeping Giant SP

    Sleeping Giant State Park does not just have great hiking, it also has great climbing and bouldering. Pick up the blue trail starting at the backside of the visitor center. This trail climbs pretty steadily but take note that as you hike up the cl...

  • Hike the Tower Trail to the Blue Trail at Sleeping Giant SP

    Sleeping Giant State Park is a place very close to my heart. I spent 4 years right across the street at Quinnipiac University and have hiked “The Giant” more times then I can count and at all different hours. There are a few different trails you c...

    3 miles 518 ft gain

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