Places to Skate
These are suggestions, you are skating at your own risk. Please skate and bike safely. Always wear a helmet and safety gear.
Cedar Creek Park , Seaford, NY
- Located on Merrick Road in Seaford-- 2 lights east of the Wantagh Parkway (exit W6E) on the south side of the road.
- From Cedar Creek Park (Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway) to entrance of Jones Beach is 4.5 miles, round trip 9 miles.
- The Bike Path has been extended to Tobay Beach which is almost 9 miles each way.
- There is also a skating rink in the park. Good for beginners!
Bethpage State Park , Bethpage, NY
- The southern end of the Bethpage path starts just east of the Massapequa train station and runs north for just under seven miles into Bethpage park.
- Park at Massapequa Train Station, be careful to park in space which don't require a permit. Entrance to the path is at the end of the parking lot.
- From Massapequa Train Station to the Bethpage Park - Picnic Area is 7 miles each way 14 miles round trip.
- This path has also been recently extended to Trail View State Park in Woodbury which is 12.5 miles from the start.
- You can park at Bethpage Park, but beware New York State charges to park in season
Eisenhower Park , East Meadow , NY
- Located just east of the Meadowbrook Parkway (the Hempstead Turnpike exit) on the north side of the road.
- Various paths around park including and old skating rink
- We usually skate around 5 miles total by doing a few loops
Cross Island Parkway , Queens, NY
- Located off the Bell Blvd exit of the Cross Island Parkway. We start at the Fort Totten parking lot (make right at the end of the exit ramp).
- 3.1mile each way, not the best road. We hope they repave soon.
Central Park , Manhattan
- It's not Long Island, but its our favorite destination to skate
- Parking at the old Tavern on the Green. Central Park West - 67 th Street, Central Park West
- The big loop is around 5 miles. There are a lot of up and downs, so you will need to be able to brake on your skates.