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Wonderful park`

A beautiful park that is easy to walk. All walking is done on boardwalk, so great for strollers and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
New York City, New York
Beautiful walk in a peaceful place

Always a highlight of the summer, any walk through this beautiful forest is special. Please-- if... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
Stony Brook, New York
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“ocean side” (4 reviews)
Fire Island, NY
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

A beautiful park that is easy to walk. All walking is done on boardwalk, so great for strollers and folks with some movement limitations. The setting is beautiful and the mix of beach, marsh and forest is unique. Be sure to take one of the...More

Thank purpletaffy
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Always a highlight of the summer, any walk through this beautiful forest is special. Please-- if you do this walk, do not litter. If you can bring something in to a national park, you can carry it back out.

Thank mahomama59
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Pros: Beautiful Quite Boardwalk throughout the whole Forest leading to the beach Beautiful beach Clean Guided tours Negatives: No food on site after exiting the forest boardwalk on the way to the beach

Thank Diovino
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This was a unique place - to go to a beach where you can only go by boat - makes for a beach that is pristine and crowd free. The forest was shaded and had a boardwalk. It was a nice walk- leading Us To...More

Thank cmb074
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

As my wife and I are both nature lovers, we expected a little more variety of nature. It was nice, but not more then a few minutes to see the forest walk way. It is a far walk to get to unless you take the...More

2  Thank Sal D
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a preserve at Fire Island that is a must for hikers or anyone that enjoys nature. It goes from the bay to the ocean and here you can see wildlife such as deer and turtles. You can get to the Forest by boat...More

2  Thank mnewshan
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Lovely walk along the beach from Cherry Grove, board walk around the sunken forest, nice view of the bay - just generally a nice walk to take. You need to be quiet if you hope to see deer (we didn't!). There is a bathroom block...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I enjoyed walking through the forest. The vegetation was more varied than I expected. I visited towards the end of September when the mossies were out in force. Strangely, there were fewer in the forest than on the adjoining dunes. The only other people I...More

Thank mumontour08
Reviewed 17 September 2014

It started off very nice..Appeared this was going to be a nice morning stroll for my family the boardwalk and surrounding are was very beautiful... I am giving it an average only because I think the Rangers should be more diligent in patrolling as my...More

6  Thank SeaKracker
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This is a hidden deciduous forest on the barrier beach of Fire Island and the winding boardwalks and rustic ranger station make it a true gem. Sunken Forest is only a 45 minute walk from the hotel along the beach (no roads or cars on...More

2  Thank Nancy R
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17 August 2016|
Response from purpletaffy | Reviewed this property |
On Fire Island, New York.
12 July 2016|
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Response from curran17 |
No cars on Island at all