Great Walks in the Area
Take a hike, clear your head, or just enjoy the scenery at one of these neighborhood spots.
Sands Point Preserve
127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
The Sands Point Preserve on the original Guggenheim Estate, offers a 216-acre park with historical mansions and the Phil Dejana Learning. The nonprofit provides year-round educational and cultural programs, tours, fitness activities and private events.
Photo Credit @Beth Horn, Sands Point Preserve Conservancy
500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn (near LIE exit 36)
Christopher Morley Park provides a range of recreational activities including basketball, ice skating, tennis, and more, as well as beautiful hiking trails.
Bay Walk Park / Shore Road
Across from Stop & Shop Plaza
On any given day you will find pedestrians walking or running along the Bay Walk Park walkway. Start across from Stop & Shop and work your way toward Main Street, or stop at one of the benches along the way and enjoy the view.
347 Main Street
Visitors are encouraged to walk along and take in the beautiful view of Manhasset Bay or fish from the pier. The Town Dock provides residents with an opportunity to moor boats, but you’ll also find families taking in the view after a walk down Main Street, or enjoying an ice cream from nearby Douglas & James.
“Bar Beach” aka Town of North Hempstead Beach Park
175 West Shore Road (516) 869-6311
Enjoy an afternoon at the shore, walk, ride or roller-blade on the promenade along the waterfront, or get active at their basketball and shuffleboard courts. After, barbecue on one of their grills and enjoy a picnic with your family or friends.
Growing Love Community Garden
Manorhaven Preserve, Manorhaven Boulevard
Stroll through this tranquil garden, see (but don’t touch) what local residents are growing, read a book or enjoy the small children’s area with your kids.