Exploring the Great South Bay Greenway: Biking in Suffolk County

Nassau and Suffolk Counties are a cyclist's dream, with 112 municipalities and 2 Indian reserves offering a variety of trails, parks, and roads for riders of all levels. One of the most exciting routes is the Great South Bay Greenway, a 5.5-mile path along the Robert Moses Causeway. Let's take a look at this trail and other bike-friendly communities in Suffolk County.Bethpage State Park is a great spot for cyclists to explore. The park has two trails: a mountain biking trail and a paved path for walkers and cyclists to share.

Before heading out, be sure to check local social distancing and mask-wearing requirements.The Great South Bay Greenway is a proposed 5.5-mile route along the Robert Moses Causeway. This route would provide cyclists with an alternative to Ocean Parkway, which is only available to Nassau County residents. The proposed route would include bike lanes, pedestrian paths, and scenic overlooks. It would also provide access to beaches, parks, and other attractions in the area.In addition to the Great South Bay Greenway, there are several other bike-friendly communities in Suffolk County.

The towns of East Hampton, Southampton, and Shelter Island all have bike paths that are perfect for leisurely rides or more challenging rides. The towns of Huntington and Smithtown also have bike paths that are great for exploring the area's natural beauty.Suffolk County is home to many bike-friendly communities that offer something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride or an adrenaline-filled adventure, there's something for you in Suffolk County. Be sure to check out the Great South Bay Greenway when it opens and explore all that Suffolk County has to offer.

Jonathan Souder
Jonathan Souder

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