Brookhaven State Park

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Brookhaven State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Brookhaven State Park
Map showing the location of Brookhaven State Park
Location Wading River, NY, USA
Coordinates 40°55′10.5″N 72°52′08.8″W / 40.919583°N 72.869111°W / 40.919583; -72.869111
Area 1,638 acres (6.629 km²)
Governing body New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation


Brookhaven State Park is a 1,638 acre state park in Wading River, New York, approximately 74 miles east of New York City. Established in 1971, the park land was formerly the property of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Protecting a large amount of the Long Island Pine Barrens, the park also contains scattered wetlands. [1]

Brookhaven State Park run along the east side William Floyd Parkway, between NY 25 and NY 25A. The park contains 25 miles of multi-use trails.


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Coordinates: 40°55′19″N 72°52′2″W / 40.92194°N 72.86722°W / 40.92194; -72.86722