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Long Beach, Orient State Park

Long Beach, Orient State Park
Long Beach, Orient State Park

Long Beach, Orient State Park is one of the finest remaining examples in New York of a sand-gravel spit illustrating succession from salt marsh to maritime forest. The site contains a breeding colony of common and roseate terns, species which are becoming scarce in other North Atlantic breeding grounds.

Location: Suffolk County, NY

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 240

Ownership: State


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012