Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays

DiscoverDiscover the PeconicLearn why the Peconic Estuary is called one of the "Last Great Places" in the Western Hemisphere.
Learn About Our Estuary

Peconic Natural History

The Peconic Estuary’s unique shallow and deep water zones, formed over thousands of years, provide habitat for a range of plant and animal species.

Estuaries 101

What is an estuary and why are estuaries important?

On The Water

Explore the best places to paddle, boat and fish in the Peconic Bays. Find out where to go for water sport rentals, lessons, or even an exercise class on the water!

Leave No Trace

Keep these simple rules in mind to get the most out of your visit to the Peconic Estuary and leave a positive impact on this beautiful place! Environmentally-friendly tourism, travel, and boating tips.

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