Sports & Leisure
- Biking on Long Island
Lists the Suffolk County parks where biking is allowed.
- Boating Safety Courses
Be certified before you set sail. Check this list of boating safety courses sponsored by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
- Boating Safety Courses: Online
This free, interactive, non-proctored course and exam has been approved by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard as exceeding the minimum requirements for the National Recreational Boating Safety Program. Individual states may charge additional fees for their officially recognized boating cards.
- Boating Safety Courses: U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard provides a definitive list of boating safety courses around the country. Enter your zip code to find a course near you.
- Long Island Birding
Bird lovers have a home on the Internet with this website highlighting Long Island locations for great birdwatching opportunities as well as news and upcoming trips.
- Long Island Fishing
Guide to Long Island fishing locations and fish species found in specific locales. Also provides links to freshwater and saltwater fish and New York State fishing regulations. From the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.
- Long Island Golf Courses
Hit the links with this comprehensive list of Long Island golf courses including maps, descriptions, and amenities.
- Long Island Parks & Beaches
Find a list of the state and county parks and beaches in your neighborhood. The result list for each town or zip code also includes dog parks.
- Long Island Trail Lovers Coalition
Go for a walk on Long Island! The LITLC maintains a list of hiking trails in Suffolk County with descriptions of blazes (or routes).
- Suffolk County Boat Ramps, Docks & Marinas
Find a place to hit the high seas with this list of Suffolk County ramps. The list includes town phone numbers, seasonal restrictions, and indicates if fees are in place to launch.