Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays


Recommended places to fish, hike, swim and birdwatch in the Peconic Estuary. The maps also list the best places for water-based recreation and places to launch your kayak and boat. Get exploring!

Top Birdwatching Sites in the Peconic Estuary

We recommend you try these spots out to get the best bird views!

Places to Swim, Hike and Explore around the Peconic Estuary

Check these parks, preserves and beaches out for the best swimming, hiking and exploring in the Peconic Estuary.

Water-based Recreation in the Peconic Estuary

Explore the best places to paddle in the Peconic Bays, find out where to get water sport rentals, take a lesson or even exercise classes on the water!

Peconic River Blueway Paddling Trail

Paddling on the Peconic River Blueway Trail is a great way to experience the Peconic River!

Marinas, Boat and Kayak Launch Sites in the Peconic Estuary

Get on your boat or kayak at these launch sites to explore and enjoy the Peconic Estuary.

Top Fishing Spots in the Peconic Estuary

We recommend you try these spots out for great fishing!

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