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“Need not go far for scenic treat”

Hempstead Lake State Park
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Hempstead
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite jogging routes (2 mile loop around the giant pretty lake). Lots of fields, sports fields, picnic facilities, etc...). The running/walking trails are just marvelous.

Thank Keith_Drayer
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Had a great 3 mile run around the lake. The entire path is dirt/sand and shaded. $8.00 parking fee. Didn't run into any horses.

Thank Lews C
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

$8 parking fee, cash only, no cards. $2 for carousel ride, and it's a seemingly longer ride than most carousels. Bathroom nearby, although I don't recall seeing changing table in men's room. Nice shaded, clean grassy areas for picnics, and playground has nice, soft, spongy surface with swings and other playground equipment. Easy on and off Southern State Parkway. There may be food concessions but I did not see them either. Regardless, recommend, will be back.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This park is big, but it is so well maintained. I love the carousel and there is always plenty of parking. Really nice park.

Thank LeeAsi
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I have driven past this Park a billion times since I was a kid and have never come in for a walk. Took my dog there yesterday. BEAUTIFUL. Just a really nice park with many friendly people enjoying the nice weather. Cant wait to go back.

Thank muddyrts
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