Brookhaven State Park

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Brookhaven State Park
Brookhaven State Park is located in New York
Brookhaven State Park
Location in New York
TypeState park (undeveloped)
LocationWading River, NY, USA
Coordinates40°55′20″N 72°52′00″W / 40.92222°N 72.86667°W / 40.92222; -72.86667Coordinates: 40°55′20″N 72°52′00″W / 40.92222°N 72.86667°W / 40.92222; -72.86667
Area1,638 acres (6.63 km2)
Established1971 (1971)
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors9,722 (in 2011)[1]

Brookhaven State Park is a 1,638-acre (6.63 km2) state park in Wading River, New York, approximately 74 miles (119 km) east of New York City. Established in 1971, the park land was formerly the property of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Protecting a large amount of the Long Island Pine Barrens, the park also contains scattered wetlands.[2]

Brookhaven State Park is located along the east side William Floyd Parkway, between NY 25 and NY 25A. The park contains 25 miles (40 km) of multi-use trails.

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  1. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  2. ^ "Brookhaven State Park". Nysparks.com. NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved June 30, 2015.

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