Map of bike paths / walking paths in Long Island

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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Long Island, New York

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Long Island, New York

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Belmont Lake State Park Trail

Bethpage Bikeway

Brooklyn Queens Greenway

Carlls River Trail

Cross Island Parkway Trail

Eisenhower Park Trails

Fire Island National Seashore Trails

Heckscher State Park Trail

Jacob Riis Park Promenade

Jones Beach Bikeway

Nassau Expressway Multi-Use Path

Norman J. Levy Park Trail

Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway

Rockaway Beach Boardwalk

Setauket Greenway Trail

Sunken Forest Boardwalk

Sunken Meadow State Park Trails

Sunrise Highway Multi-Use Path

Wantagh Park Trails

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Regional Trails

Long Island is located in southeastern New York State. The island is adjacent to and east of New York City. The southwestern end of the island has residential neighborhoods and commercial centers, the northeastern portion of this island is more rural with beautiful beaches, forested areas and stately homes.

Long Island has numerous state parks, county parks and nature preserves. Many of these parks have paved and unpaved trails for exploring that area. There are alos pathways and boardwalks along the beaches on the east side of the island.

Bethpage Bikeway

The Bethpage Bikeway is a 13-mile long paved pathway that spans between the Long Island Expressway and Merrick Road on Long Island. Portions of of the trail travel through a corridors of natural areas between residential neighborhoods and goes past several parks. Another portion of the trail follows alongside Bethpage State Parkway.

Jones Beach Bikeway & Wantagh Park

The Jones Beach Bikeway is a 4.8-mile long paved pathway that follows alongside Wantagh State Parkway in the Wantagh neighborhood of Long Island. The trail spans between Wantagh Park and Ocean Parkway. The south end of the trail meets up with the Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway. Wantagh Park has several lengthy walking paths as well as marinas, playgrounds and athletic fields.

Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway

The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway is a 5-mile long paved pathway that follows alongside Ocean Parkway in Wantagh. The trail starts at Jones Beach State Park and just east of Wantagh State Parkway. This point is the southern end of the Jones Beach Bikeway. The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway  goes past Zachs Bay, the John F. Kennedy Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary and stops at the parking area for Tobay Beach.

Fire Island National Seashore

Fire Island National Seashore is located on the barrier islands between Long Island and the Atlantic Ocean. There are numerous unpaved trails along the seashore through the grassy dunes to explore the island and enjoy the natural areas. There are also boardwalks and some paved pathways located within this area.

Setauket Greenway Trail

The Setauket Greenway Trail is a 3.3-mile long paved pathway located between the communities of Setauket and Port Jefferson Station. The trail spans between N. Country Road just south of Three Village Shopping Center to Main Street and Hallock Avenue.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Long Island, New York.


Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in New York

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of New York.

Western New York State

includes: Buffalo, Rochester, Sherman, Chautauqua Lake, Salamanca

Central New York State

includes: Syracuse, Oneida, Rome, Utica, Watkins Glen

Eastern New York State

includes: Albany, Troy, Ballston, Lake George, Queensbury, Glens Falls, Bloomville, Stamford

Southeastern New York State

includes: New York City, Elmsford, Brewster, Poughkeepsie

Statewide New York State

includes trails that span across the state