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July 30, 2008

Greenport Carousel

Greenport Carousel The wooden carousel at Mitchell Park in Greenport is a scenic waterfront spot to take a spin on a vintage ride.

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July 29, 2008

Cedar Creek Park

Cedar Creek Park The playground at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford has long been considered one of Long Island's best. It has a lot to offer, with four play areas and lots of room to roam.

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July 23, 2008

Bethpage State Park

Bethpage State Park Known nationwide for its outstanding golf courses, Bethpage State Park is also home to a polo pitch and a playground located in a large picnic area.

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July 22, 2008

Nesconset Athletic Fields Playground

Nesconset Playground Hidden away behind a construction zone, the brand new playground at the Nesconset Athletic Fields shows some great promise.

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July 21, 2008

Wildwood State Park

Wildwood State Park Wildwood State Park in Wading River features a hidden gem of a playground to go along with its glittering jewel of a beach.

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July 17, 2008

Central Park Zoo Road Trip

Central Park Zoo The Central Park Zoo is a terrific spot to take a break from the bustle of Manhattan and enjoy some animal habitats.

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July 16, 2008

Hempstead Lake State Park

Hempstead Lake State Park Hempstead Lake State Park in West Hempstead is built around Hempstead Lake, the largest lake in Nassau County. There is a mid-sized playground undergoing some renovation, and a vintage wood carousel that's a delight to ride.

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July 14, 2008

Valley Stream State Park

Valley Stream State Park Valley Stream State Park is a natural oasis in a densely developed residential area that features nature trails, picnic areas and two playgrounds.

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July 10, 2008

Jones Beach State Park

Jones Beach State Park Jones Beach State Park is the crown jewel of Long Island's public ocean beaches. With multiple public bath houses, a swimming pool, refreshments and a great playground, there's a lot more than just the marquee white sandy beach to explore.

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July 09, 2008

Sunken Meadow State Park

Sunken Meadow State Park Sunken Meadow State Park in Northport is the home of a large beach on the Long Island Sound, as well as three golf courses, many picnic areas and three playgrounds.

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