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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
Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.
Last Updated: June 28, 2012