Nissequogue River State Park (North Shore)
Saint Johnland Rd, Kings Park, NY 11754, 631-269-4927
Perfect spot for fishing a tidal river from kayak or canoe.
Lunch your own canoe and kayak or rent one at the park.
Direction: Take Sunken Meadow Parkway North to exit SM4 -
Pulaski Road (East, 0.8 miles) which changes into Old Dock Rd. (1.5 miles),
At the 4th traffic light make a right onto St. Johnland Rd.
Park entrance is 0.5 mile on the left.
(#1) Welcome sign at the entrance to the Nissequogue River State Park.
For canoe or kayak rentals inquire at entrance booth or call 631-979-8244
(#2) Park map in the front of Park Office. Click on pictures to see high resolution map.
(#3) Park Office, go inside to se the display in the lobby.
(#4) Fly fishing display in the park office lobby.
(#5) Local "residents" - striped bass and bluefish.
(#6) Kayak and canoe lunch site.
GENERAL RULES (text from sign)
Please obey the following rules for a safe and enjoyable visit:
* Must wear PFD (personal flotation device) or life jacket.
* No Alcohol is allowed.
* Must stay in vessel at all times.
Riverbed is muddy and therefore dangerous
* No fishing in launch or dock areas.
* No launching before sunrise
* Must have whistle or horn onboard
and obey all water laws and regulations.
* Observe the tide chart and be sure to launch
and return during high tide (tide table on display).
(#7) Connecting canal to the river.
(#8) East view from Northeast corner of the park (low tide).
(#9) West view from Northeast corner of the park (low tide). On left Bluff Park.
(#10) Shallow canal, on left "the bigger" island of the park (low tide).