Big Reed Pond

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Big Reed Pond
Big Reed Pond is located in New York
Big Reed Pond
Big Reed Pond
Location Montauk, Long Island,
New York
Coordinates 41°04′40″N 71°54′38″W / 41.0777°N 71.9105°W / 41.0777; -71.9105Coordinates: 41°04′40″N 71°54′38″W / 41.0777°N 71.9105°W / 41.0777; -71.9105
Basin countries United States
Designated May 1973

Big Reed Pond is a freshwater pond located in Montauk, New York on Long Island.[1] A 128-acre (0.52 km2) site including the pond, brackish marshland and natural sand dunes was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1973. The largely undeveloped pond is located within Theodore Roosevelt County Park.[2]

The Montaukett tribe lived in the vicinity of the pond until the mid-19th century.

The pond and its associated wetlands are accessible via hiking trails that are open to the public.[3]

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  1. ^ "Big Reed Pond". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Big Reed Pond". National Natural Landmarks Program. National Park Service. June 28, 2012. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ Kindler, Ken. "Big Reed Pond". Hiking Long Island. Retrieved July 7, 2016.