Places of Interest
Bar Beach Park (Town of North Hempstead)
West Shore Road 767-4627
Beach, swimming, basketball, shuffleboard, fishing, boat ramp, picnic area, playground, bath house, summer concerts and fireworks display, special events.
Harbor Links Golf Complex
West Shore Road. 767-4816
18 hole links golf course, 9 hole executive golf course, mini golf.
Helen Keller National Center
111 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point. 944-8900 (voice) 944-8637(TTY)
Diagnostic evaluation, rehabilitation training, employment services for deaf-blind youths and adults. Also, headquarters in Sands Point provides training seminars for professionals/parents; information & referral; community education; volunteer program; national parent network and technical assistance for transitional services.
Hempstead Harbor Beach Park
West Shore Road 571-7930
Basketball, handball, miniature golf, paddleball, picnic areas, playground, shuffleboard, volleyball, softball, beach, swimming.
Manorhaven Beach Park (Town of North Hempstead)
Manorhaven Blvd. 767-4618
Beach, swimming, playground, boat ramp, outdoor pool, platform tennis, tennis, handball, basketball, softball, picnic area.
Mary Jane Davies Green
Gazebo and children’s playground.
North Shore Animal League America
Lewyt Street ,Open 7 days, 10AM – 10 PM. Call 883-7575
Free adoption center. Free pets, including pure breeds. Puppies, kittens, dogs, cats.
Manhasset Public Library
30 Onderdonk Avenue 627-2300
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9AM-9PM, Tuesdays 11 AM-9PM, Fridays 9AM-
5:30 PM, Saturday 9Am-5PM, Sunday hours vary according to season.
Art exhibits, concerts, movies, special programs.
Sands Point Preserve and Falaise
Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, 6 miles north of LIE Exit 36. For special exhibits and information call 571-7900.
Preserve has 216 acres, 6 natural trails (3 are self guided and some include shoreline.) Falaise is Normandy- style manor house. Escorted tours available Mon.-Wed and weekends.
Science Museum of Long Island
Leeds Pond Preserve, P.O. Box 908, Plandome. 627-9400
Outdoor preserve on 45 acres, including 9 acre pond. Guided nature walks alternate Sundays (preregistration.) Special student educational programs and family workshops by
reservation. Gift shop.
Sunset Park and John Philip Sousa Memorial Bandshell
Lower Main Street 883-6566
Park and bandshell on Manhasset Bay.
Spectacular views of harbor, especially at sunset. Free summer concerts.
Town Dock (Town of North Hempstead)
Lower Main Street 767-4622
Free parking, fishing, and waterside benches with beautiful
view of Manhasset Bay- the largest anchorage for sailboats on North Shore.