Cedar Creek Park

Cedar Creek Park has been part of the county park system since 1975 and is located in the southeast part of Nassau County, in Seaford. This 259-acre park offers the following activities:

 Athletics/Physical Activities:
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The large playground at Cedar Creek has been named "Best of Long Island" by the Long Island Press.

  • There are eight tennis courts (Leisure Pass required for reservations);
  • Tweleve handball/paddleball courts;
  • Three basketball courts.
  • Athletic fields include two softball fields, two turf multipurpose fields, one grass multipurpose field ( by permit).
  • There are paths that can be used for walking, jogging, & bicycling..
Family/Kids:
  • In December 2006, the playground at Cedar Creek was named “Best Playground of Long Island” by Long Press, the weekly newspaper.  Previously, the playground was judged by News 12 Long Island viewers as the best on Long Island.
  • Unreserved picnic area available on a first-come, first-serve basis; three reserved picnic areas can accommodate 100 people  (Leisure Pass required).For more information call 571-7470.
  • A roller rink is open year-round and is available for charter, weather permitting.
  • Sled hills are open during January and February, weather permitting.
Dog run:
  • dog run includes separate areas for big and small dogs; it is located in parking field # 7.  Please note that dogs are not allowed in any County parks or preserves, with the exception of the dog runs.

Other Activities:

  • There is a regulation-sized archery range open to the public, dawn to sunset seven days a week, year round.  Archers must bring their own equipment, and varies from 25 yards to 100 yards in length.
  • An aerodrome field designed for radio-controlled model airplane hobbyist is available and regularly hosts model-aircraft shows.  An “Academy of Aeronautics” card is required for a permit (call 571-7470).
  • Entrance to Bicycle Path to Jones Beach & Tobay Beach.
Directions:

Take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 27 South (Wantagh Parkway).  Exit off the Wantagh Parkway at W6 (Merrick Road East).  Continue down Merrick Road for approximately half-mile and look for the park entrance on your right.