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Walt Whitman Trail

Situated in one of the busiest areas of Long Island, this 8.2-mile greenway begins at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and traverses the hills of the glacial Ronkonkoma Moraine, providing a quiet refuge for hikers, equestrians, and other trail users

photo: Walt Whitman Birthplace Home. Photo by NYPSH.

Length: 8.20 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Greenway
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Suffolk County, NY, NY Trails system north & south of Northern State Pkwy, west of Exit 40.
State(s): New York
Counties: Suffolk
Longitude: -73.44412
Latitude: 40.80007

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Description

Situated in one of the busiest areas of Long Island, this 8.2-mile greenway begins at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and traverses the hills of the glacial Ronkonkoma Moraine, providing a quiet refuge for hikers, equestrians, and other trail users

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
2007

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Walt Whitman Birthplace and Trail info
Website: New York Parks State Historic Site

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Suffolk Co. Dept. of Parks and Rec.
P.O. Box 144/Montauk Hwy.
West Sayville , NY 11796
(631) 854-4949
http://www.co.suffolk.ny.us/

 

Photos

Walt Whitman Birthplace Home. Photo by NYPSH.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Home. Photo by NYPSH.

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