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Bernadette Castro and State Park personnel take a (Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis)

Bernadette Castro and State Park personnel take a walking tour of the Greenbelt Trail at Nissequogue River State Park in Kings Park.

Greenbelt Trail

As the weather starts to cool down and the first signs of fall sweep in, it's an especially nice time of year to escape into nature. Preserves and parks abound on Long Island -- many offer walking/hiking trails or bike paths, such as Greenbelt Trail.

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, leads a group on three-mile hike on unmarked paths that may become part of a new north-south trail in Yaphank. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island
(Credit: Newsday/Ed Betz)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, leads a group on three plus mile hike on unmarked paths that may become part of a new north-south trail, in Yaphank, NY. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island
(Credit: Newsday/Ed Betz)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, left center, leads a group on three plus mile hike on unmarked paths that may become part of a new north-south trail, in Yaphank, NY. (Sept. 2, 2012)

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Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island
(Credit: Newsday/Ed Betz)

Tom Casey, Vice President of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, leads a group on three plus mile hike on unmarked paths that may become part of a new north-south trail, in Yaphank, NY. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Bernadette Castro and State Park personnel take a
(Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis)

Bernadette Castro and State Park personnel take a walking tour of the Greenbelt Trail at Nissequogue River State Park in Kings Park.

Hikers walk on the Long Island Trail in
(Credit: Greenbelt Trail)

Hikers walk on the Long Island Trail in Arthur Kunz County Park (along the Nissequogue, north of Smithtown Landing G.C.) in a part of the park that is called "The Land of the Giants." (2012)

Hikers walk on the Long Island Trail in
(Credit: Greenbelt Trail)

Hikers walk on the Long Island Trail in Arthur Kunz County Park (along the Nissequogue, north of Smithtown Landing G.C.) in a part of the park that is called "The Land of the Giants." (2012)

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