Guided Nature Outings

Whether you live here or you’re visiting, our popular tours, hikes and field trips will help you, your family, and friends explore the incredible natural beauty of the East End. Our experienced staff lead day and evening hikes, nature walks, wildlife searches, beach cleanups and habitat restorations, paddling trips, and environment-themed workshops and lectures. Activities are free unless specified.  Visit our calendar for a list of upcoming events.

Explore On Your Own:

Dune Road Wildlife Trail

From Group for the East End

Situated along the barrier strand of eastern Long Island, between Shinnecock Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the Dune Road Wildlife Trail provides excellent opportunities to observe abundant wildlife throughout the year. This self-guided car tour covers five miles from the Shinnecock Inlet to Quogue Village, with 11 stops in a variety of habitats.

A PDF of this and other brochures is available in the Brochures section.

Download the Dune Road Species Checklist.

Download the Dune Road Highlights.

Exploring East End Waters and Trail Guide to the South Fork

By Mike Bottini

These indispensable books are written by one of our region’s foremost naturalists, and will help you explore eastern Long Island by foot and kayak. Each book is more than 250 pages long and contains helpful maps and descriptions, as well as natural and human history.

Contact us (631-765-6450 ext 215 or to purchase these books.