Roasting s’mores around a campfire and hiking winding trails are givens when camping. So, too, are weathering the elements in a tent of your own pitching — and let’s not get started on the sleeping bags and questionable bathroom accommodations.
Camping is a chance to become immersed in nature, but for many, the pitfalls of the pastime outweigh the fun.
7 p.m.: 2018 Children’s Summer Theatre Series at Wildwood State Park, 790 Hulse Landing Rd., Wading River. Sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the East End Trio will perform an interactive show. No rain date. Bring chairs or a blanket. Free.
10 cabins will soon be built at Wildwood State Park. They will be open to the public in 2018. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file photo)
Wildwood State Park in Wading River will soon offer overnight stays in cabins, the New York State Parks Department announced last week.
Construction on 10 units will begin next year and the cabins are expected to open by the 2018 season. The buildings, along with cottages built at Heckscher State Park in East Islip, are the first indoor accommodations offered by Long Island state parks. Wildwood currently only offers sites for tents and trailers.(more…)