Wildwood State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Located in Suffolk County, New York, Wildwood State Park is a public recreation area that takes up a total land area of 767 acres. The state park lies within the town of Riverhead, which is on the northern shore of Long Island. Created in 1925, Wildwood State Park is rich with history and is operated by the Recreation and Historic Preservation. Park attractions that visitors can look forward to including fishing, hiking, biking, food concessions, cross-country skiing, recreation programs, and more. The park even has a beach that you can find on the estuary Long Island Sound. A few New York cities in proximity to Wildwood State Park are Mastic Beach, Selden, and Medford. 

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Spring 29-68 F
Summer 57-83 F
Fall 34-75 F
Winter 22-44 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wildwood State Park

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Smith Point County Park

One great RV park you can stay at near Wildwood State Park is Smith Point County Park. The park is only a short commute from the campground, which is in Shirley, New York. Smith Point features quality amenities like beaches, a playground, camping, and fishing. Food concessions are available at Tiki Joe’s Smith Point and The Wave. The nightly rate for rentals here is $50 for sites with full hookups. The address of Smith Point County Park is 1 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY 11967.

Battle Row Campground

Battle Row Campground is massive, encompassing a total of 44 acres of woods and grounds. It also contains 64 sites, most of which come with water and electricity. Available amenities include a recreational field, a swing set, private showers and restrooms, and a rally field for club and group camping. Sports are permitted on the site, so you can enjoy family fun without being a nuisance. The address of Battle Row Campground is 1 Claremont Rd, Old Bethpage, NY 11804.

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What to Do at
Wildwood State Park

Inside Wildwood State Park

The vast undeveloped forest contained within the state park is a great point of interest for those who venture to it. The forest presents attractive opportunities for hiking, biking, and general appreciation of the natural terrain. Picnickers can relax under the trees and enjoy the land for all that it is worth. Another popular feature of Wildwood State Park is the two miles of beach that run along the Long Island Sound. The area is commonly used by visitors for fishing and swimming. 

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How to Get to
Wildwood State Park

The two major cities closest to Wildwood State Park are New York City and Boston. If you are traveling from New York City, you will want to begin your route by getting onto the Brooklyn Bridge. Next, you will take I-495 East to Express Drive South in Yaphank. Now, take Exit 69 from I-495 East. Finally, you will take County Road 46 North/William Floyd Parkway to North Wading River Road in Wading River. 

If you are coming from Boston, the first step is to get on I-93 South from Sudbury Street. Continue along the road to CT-32 South in New London. Take Exit 84 South-North-East from I-95 South. Continue on CT-32 South to Cross Sound Ferry and take the ferry to Orient. Lastly, follow NY-25 West/Main Road, County Road 48, and Sound Avenue to North Wading River Road in Wading River. The address of Wildwood State Park is 790 Hulse Landing Rd, Wading River, NY 11792.

Entering Wildwood State Park

Wildwood State Park is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

Wildwood State Park Per vehicle : $10.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wildwood State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Wildwood State Park?

Summer and early fall are the best times to visit Wildwood State Park. You'll get to enjoy swimming and lush greenery during the summer months, while early fall provides mild weather for hiking and viewing the leaves changing color.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Wildwood State Park?

Wildwood State Park is home to deer, raccoons, and bears. There are also a variety of birds, including eagles and pelicans.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Wildwood State Park?

Wildwood State Park has a camping area with 314 sites, including 63 full-hookup sites. Most offer back-in access and are limited to motorhomes and trailers under 50 feet long.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Wildwood State Park and what is the cost?

You must reserve your site at least one day prior to your visit, and the maximum length of stay is 14 days. Camping costs range from $18 to $39 a night.

Is Wildwood State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

There are wheelchair-accessible areas throughout Wildwood State Park and its campground. Wheelchair-accessible cabins are also available, but trail access is limited.