Parks Corner

Heckscher State Park Schedule Of Events

Heckscher State Park, located in East Islip, offers the following interpretative programs in the spring of 2024. There will be a fee of $4.00 per adult, $4.00 per child, and children under 3 are free.  A $10.00 parking fee must be paid during the fee collection season. To register, please visit and search #NatureEdventure. Reservations are taken two weeks prior to the program.  Family Programs are geared for ages 6 and up. If you are unable to keep your reservation, please call or cancel so others may have the opportunity to attend. Please be prompt.  If others are waiting, your place may be given to them if you have not arrived when the program starts.  

Centennial Celebration: (Family Event)
Saturday June 22nd 11:00am – 3:00pm  
Celebrate 100 years of NY State Parks! Have fun discovering how their Long Island State Parks, and culture at large, have changed from the 1920s to today! There will be games, classic cars, historic photos, music, food and more! FREE event. No reservations are required.

Rainbow Lantern Walk: (Family Program)
Saturday June 29th 8:00 ~ 9:30pm  
Join them for one of their popular lantern walks with a Pride Month twist! Have you ever wanted to explore the park after dark? Now is your chance! We’ll take a night-themed walk, with the ambiance of rainbow-colored lanterns!

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