The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that Montauk Point State Park will host a series of hikes to observe wintering seals. From now until April 2023, a State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a scenic beach walk to an area where up to five species of seals can be observed. Along the hike, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology. If you’d like, bring binoculars!
Hikers should meet at the park office/restroom building in the lower parking lot. Please try to arrive 10 minutes before the start time. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and comfortable shoes for hiking. We will be outdoors for approximately 2 hours. Strollers are not recommended. Space is limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, please visit www.eventbrite.com and type in the search box ‘Seal Walk at Montauk’ to sign up. Call 631-668-5000 for more information. $4 per person; children under 3 are FREE! $8 parking fee as of April 1st . Dates and times are as follows:
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