Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum

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581 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
Latitude 40.852627
Longitude -73.225403

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve offers environmental education programs year round for schools at all grade levels. The preserve also offers interpretive programs for youth organizations and the general public including Tiny Tots (3-5 year olds), Fun for Kids, Family Adventures, and Adult Ed-ventures.

The nature museum is in the Smith Family home built in 1751. Nature trails lead you through a variety of habitats typical of the north shore of Long Island where many species of plants and animals are found.

No Pets Allowed

Hours of Operation

  • April 1st-September 30th: Tuesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
    October 1st-March 31st: Wednesday through Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm
Sun 25 Sep
Nature Quest
Sunday, September 25, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

We have plotted a scavenger hunt for you and your family to follow at your own pace. You will be supplied with a clear, detailed map of the course, a "seeker's list", clipboard and pencil. You will have about 1 ½ hours to hunt for the fascinating and humorous objects on our list.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $3.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free unless participating

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Gift Shop
  • Museum/Visitors Center
  • Nature Trails
    • Activities
    • Recreation Programs