Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest

Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest

Hiking trail at Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Park in NY Hiking trail at Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Park in NY
40.929244, -72.922084

What was known until the 1970s as “Radio Central” for global communications is now a pine barrens habitat seemingly separated from civilization, at least after hiking away from the trailheads along Route 25A

Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest

From 1920 to the 1970s, the open lands now occupied by Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest were owned by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and housed a huge antenna field operating as a global communications center. The largest radio-transmitting field in the world became known as “...

Park Acreage:

5249.00 acres

Municipality:

Town of Brookhaven

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 1

Phone:

(631) 444-0270

Fees:

Some times and places; check with park

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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