David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve, Flanders and Northampton:
Directions: Sunrise Highway (NY 27) to exit 63 north; County Road 31 north to traffic circle; follow around to right to second access point, which will be Quogue Riverhead Road (Route 104). Access the preserve will be on your left.
Robert Cushman Murphy County Park, River Road, Calverton and Manorville:
Directions: LIE (Route 495) to exit 70; CR 111 south to Halsey Manor Road; left turn at Halsey Manor Road; follow north, across the Long Island Expressway and railroad tracks. Halsey Manor Road becomes Connecticut Avenue once railroad tracks have been crossed. Follow Connecticut Avenue north to River Road. Make left turn at River Road and make next left turn at Old River Road. Follow Old River Road to the first entrance on your right (north side of the road).
Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest, Rocky Point and Ridge:
Directions: The forest is accessible through parking areas located on Route 25A, Rocky Point Road and Whiskey Road. To get to Whiskey Road, take the LIE (Route 495) to exit 68; go north on William Floyd Parkway approximately five miles; take left on Whiskey Road. Parking area will be on your right. To get to Route 25A, take the LIE to exit 68; go north of William Floyd Parkway approximately seven miles; take left on Route 25A; parking area will be on your left.
Sears-Bellows County Park, Bellows Pond Road, Hampton Bays:
Directions: Follow Sunrise Highway to exit 65 North. Follow road (Route 24) to Bellows Pond Road. Make a left turn onto Bellows Pond Road. The park entrance is on your right.
Park office: 631-852-8290.
Southaven County Park, Victory Boulevard, Shirley:
Directions: From Sunrise Highway, take exit 58 north. As you enter William Floyd Parkway, prepare to turn west onto Victory Avenue. Follow signs to main entrance to park.
Park office: 631-854-1414.
Please note that hunting in many locations is seasonal and may require proper permitting.
To learn more about hunting and related permit and licensing requirements visit Public Hunting Opportunities in Suffolk County, Long Island.