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Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands

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Shore Drive
Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 United States

Flax Pond Tidal Wetland Area was acquired by the state in 1966 under the joint jurisdiction of DEC and Stony Brook University. The 152-acre property includes the majority of Flax Pond and wetlands (128.2 acres) and adjacent upland (24 acres), as well as Childs Mansion and the Flax Pond Marine Lab (leaves DEC website). DEC manages the acreage for habitat protection and nature enjoyment by the public, while the university manages primarily for research and education.

A free seasonal access permit is required for using this property.

Users must observe regulations for use of DEC-managed lands in Suffolk County.

For more information, visit http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112697.html

 

June 2019

Walks in the Woods at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands, Shore Drive
Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Walks in the Woods at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands

Nature Exploration at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands with John Turner Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.   Explore this magnificent Long Island Sound Study stewardship anchor site that is home to colonial waterbirds, fish, mollusks and horseshoe crabs and on which the DEC just completed reconstructing a boardwalk. Click here for a map of the area. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change so…

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