Blydenburgh County Park
Veterans Memorial Highway Smithtown, NY 631-854-3713
588 acres; bridle paths (no rentals), campsites, freshwater fishing, bike hostel area, hiking trails, picnic areas, rest rooms, rowboat rentals.
For the dogs: There's lots of dog traffic here, with designated off-leash areas, plus a fenced run with wooded, dirt and grass areas covering 1.8 acres. You can walk dogs on leash outside the run to water and along the boardwalk. The dog park is located within 627-acre Blydenburgh County Park in the southern section of the park. The dog park itself is on the activity field, north of the campgrounds. There's a bathroom near the run, but no other park facilities. Blydenburgh also offers trails to hike, lakes to jump in and places to picnic. LI Dog Owners Group, firstname.lastname@example.org