08/18/19 5:55am

Hither Hills State Park in Montauk is a beachfront campground. (Courtesy: I Love NY)

The East End of Long Island is well known for its glamorous waterfront hotels and friendly bed and breakfasts, but it’s also a top spot for roughing it in the outdoors at one of several great campgrounds. (more…)

12/07/16 6:09am
wildwood State Park

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…)