Short Bike Rides on Long Island Guide Book

by Phil Angelillo (The Globe Pequot Press)
Short Bike Rides on Long Island  by Phil Angelillo

176pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762702087

A guide to over 40 leisurely bike rides, ranging from 8 to 30 miles in length, scattered across Long Island from the New York City limits to the Montauk lighthouse, past grand estates, vast farm fields, colonial villages, wealthy summer colonies.

© Phil Angelillo/The Globe Pequot Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Short Bike Rides on Long Island" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 41.
... Preview: The paths in this park meander around the beautiful one-time estate of August Belmont, who raised thoroughbred horses here. It was obtained by the state in 926 and developed for use not only as the pa ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Massapequa, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This path runs from the middle of the Island in Bethpage to the south shore village of Massapequa, paralleling the southern section of the Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt Trail. Despite the fact that it is i ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Massapequa, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Here is a ride that offers a rewarding minivacation for Long Islanders, providing at once a superb bicycling tour, travel on deep seas, and a visit to a displaced piece of New England., all in one day ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
New Shoreham, RI - Birding,Hiking,Road Biking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: Halfway between Southampton and Easthampton lies Bridgehampton, and a few miles west of it, the village of Water Mill. In the hierarchy of vacation spots on Long Island's south fork, Bridgehampton rat ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Bridgehampton, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Caumsett Park provides a variety of terrains for cycling. About half the paths are paved and half are somewhat challenging unpaved roads. The park also contains extensive hiking trails and bridle path ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Lloyd Harbor, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The village of East Hampton is the easternmost of the Hampton communities of the south fork. It is an old and extremely attractive place rich in historical sights, enhanced with a location on the open ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
East Hampton, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: Eisenhower is a large Nassau County Park, most of which is devoted to golfing. The southwest section, however, contains a variety of recreation facilities, including a complex web of pedestrian and bi ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Meadowbrook, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This ride encircles the inlet-strewn bays between the Five Towns area bordering New York City, Atlantic Beach, and Island Park, Oceanside, and East Rockway in southern Nassau County. There is great va ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Long Beach, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Glen Cove dates from earliest colonial times, its first settlers appearing in the late 1600s. Because of its water access it grew as a thriving port and commercial center and became one of the major t ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Glen Cove, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: This is a pleasant ride around the Great Neck peninsula, an area very much in demand by people who wish to remain within easy traveling distance of New York City while living in gracious suburban surr ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Great Neck, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: The ride consists of two separate segments: the first through Great River on the west bank of the Connetquot, the second through the Idle Hour section of Oakdale on the east bank. Although it is possi ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Great River, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This ride explores the eastern tip of Long Island's north fork from Greenport to Orient Point. It runs on a narrow peninsula never more than 1.5 miles wide. At points, only a few hundred feet of sandy ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Greenport, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: Hampton Bays is one of the liveliest of the summer communities of Long Island's east end. Just west of the Shinnecock Canal-the narrow channel separating the Montauk peninsula from the rest of Long is ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Squiretown, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: This is an extremely easy ride and pleasant run through a copse of woods and open fields to broad beaches on Great South Bay. Swimming facilities are provided at Overlook and West beaches and in the O ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Overlook, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This park was developed around Hempstead Lake and several smaller ponds and provides facilities for picnicking, soccer, baseball, tennis, and archery. The bike path encircles Hempstead Lake, paralleli ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Meadowbrook, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Huntington and Lloyd Neck make up one of the several peninsulas that jut into Long Island Sound on Long Islands north shore. It is a charming and picaresque area that is rich in colonial history and a ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Huntington, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: This is the premier bike path on Long Island. It runs south from Merrick Road for 5 miles on islands and over channels of the bays that separate the barrier beach from Long Island proper, and it provi ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Seaford, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: These boardwalks are great a leisurely ride, especially during hot summer months. Both have clearly marked, broad bicycle lanes and direct access to the beach. The shore side is lined with hotel, cond ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Lawrence, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This ride takes you through some of the finest residential areas on Long Island. The Port Washington peninsula, or Manhasset Neck, is the site of a number of communities of impressive homes and estate ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Manhasset, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: Mattituck and Cutchogue are two of the oldest communities in the town of Southold, both dating from around 1650. They are located on sites of former Indian villages, Cutchogue being named after a trib ... From the guidebook "Short Bike Rides on Long Island"
Mattituck, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 15