Muttontown Preserve

Muttontown Preserve

40.839001, -73.534989

This 550-acre tract of uplands is one of the more beautiful open areas left in populous Nassau County.

The preserve is a compilation of three estates that once stood in the region, and some of the remains of these estates can still be seen while exploring the park. The terrain is relatively flat, with a few rolling sections. There is plenty of bird activity here most of the year including ducks, waders, indigo buntings and deep blue birds. Persimmon trees also thrive in this area. In addition,...

Park Acreage:

550.00 acres



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Contact Information

Web Link:

Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums


(516) 571-8500


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Trip Reports

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January 14, 2017
Nice place, but a maze of trails.
I hiked this preserve on April 24, 2016. The highlight of the hike was the mansion ruins which is somewhat difficult to find. Maps are useless when most of the trails are missing blazes. It's a shame because if it was better maintained it would be a great place to hike. If you would like to see some photographs of the preserve and ruins go here:
August 19, 2010
Path not maintained
We went here and found the parking entrance was not accessible (the gate is chained closed). A friend in the area said there are some political reasons that this preserve is not maintained or accessible at this time. It looks like it would be beautiful to hike though.
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