Legislator Denenberg Says Reserve
Early for a Picnic Area at a County Park
February 10, 2006
Mineola, NY – Nassau
County Legislator Dave Denenberg (D-Merrick) today
announced that picnic reservations for the coming
season can now be made at Nassau County’s parks.
Reservations may be made from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week at: Cow Meadow
Park in Freeport (571-8685); Wantagh Park (571-7460);
and Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach (571-7701).
Reservations can be made at Cedar Creek Park in
Seaford (571-7470) Tuesdays through Saturdays from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at Eisenhower Park in East
Meadow (571-0348) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Special Activities Building, located at parking
“Nassau’s Parks offer a relaxing atmosphere
surrounded by nature where visitors can congregate
with friends and loved ones and utilize the fields
available for sports and recreational activities,” Legislator
Denenberg said. “I highly recommend that any
residents interested in enjoying a picnic in the
great outdoors at any of our beautiful parks call
and make a reservation as early as possible.”
must be made in person at park locations. A valid
Leisure Passport and appropriate payment (fees depend
upon group size) must be presented to obtain a confirmed
reservation. Payment may be made by cash or check.
Rain or shine shelter areas are available at Cedar
Creek Park, Nickerson Beach Park, and Wantagh Park.
regulations require that 75 percent of all picnic
participants be Nassau County residents. A special
permit is required for the use of alcoholic beverages.
This permit must be purchased at least one week in
advance of any reserved or unreserved picnic. To
make catering arrangements, patrons must contact
the park concessionaire: Dover Caterers, 631-933-4444,
ext. 12. Picnic reservations must be secured
from the individual park before catering can be arranged.
further information, call the individual park or the
Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums