Blydenburgh County Park is a 627 acres wooded park that has been preserved by Suffolk County to be available to its…More residents for outdoors adventures and picnics year-round.
Blydenburgh has a long and rich history. The property was inherited in approximately 1796 by Elizabeth and Susannah Smith Blydenburgh, who were married to the Benjamin and Issac Blydenburgh. Susannah and Isaac bought Elizabeth's share of the land, and later constructed Blydenburgh's historic Grist Mill.
In 1938, David and Mary Weld briefly owned the property before it was purchased by the county, 1969.
The southern entrance of the park is on Veterans Memorial Highway, opposite the H. Lee Dennison Building and Suffolk County Complex. Admission on weekdays is free, $3 per car with Suffolk's Green Key Pass or $8 without on weekends.
A wooded area off the Nissequogue River, Blydenburgh offers visitors a range of activities including fishing at Stump Pond, hiking, picnicking, row boating, playgrounds and more.
Bill Richards Memorial Park, formerly named the Green Gates Park, is a small, quiet, wooded park nearby Blydenburgh…More County Park on Veterans Memorial Highway. It's named after a former Town of Smithtown Parks Commissioner who also held a number of other positions within the town government.
The area offers Town of Smithtown residents a chance to picnic and hike without traveling far. Restrictions include no motorized vehicles, golfing or horseback riding.