Lake Ronkonkoma County Park

Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 631-854-9699

A child hangs from a bar in the

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Type: Kids, Walking, Running, County park Price:

Parking fee May 29-Sept. 5 weekends: $7 residents and $15 nonresidents; free Mon.-Fri. (except holidays) through Sept. 4.

Special features: Little League, Baseball field, Softball field, Special features for handicapped users, Rec leagues, Tennis courts, Playground, Basketball courts, Dirt paths, Fishing, Restrooms Description:

The 223 acres park has two baseball fields, handball and basketball courts with an added feature of a handicapped accessible playground. There is a smaller playground available for children ages three and younger. A clean picnic area with benches and grills are close to well kept garbage cans. The area is perfect for freshwater fishing with a disabled-accessible pier not too far from the beach. Visitors cannot swim in the water because there is no lifeguard on duty. There is one designated parking lot, but the parking fee from May 28 to Sept. 5 on weekends only is $7 for residents and $14 for nonresidents. Visitors may park for free Mon.-Fri. (except holidays) through Sept. 5.

Restroom are cleaned regularly and near the playground.

Children like to watch the ducks that visit the shores of Lake Ronkonkoma.


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