Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Muttontown Preserve will present a three guided Winter Nature walks Nature Walk entitled, “Brisk Winter Walks,” “Special Places at Muttontown,” and “Winter Trek.”
The schedule for the winter walks at Muttontown preserve are as follows:
Brisk Winter Walks: Sunday, January 15th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Special Places at Muttontown: Sunday, February 19th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Winter Trek: Sunday, March 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Comprising 550 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds, Muttontown is Nassau County’s largest nature preserve and one of the most beautiful settings on Long Island. The preserve includes miles of marked nature trails with local wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Muttontown also has several structures, including the renovated Chelsea Mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The walk is $5.00 and begins at the Bill Paterson Nature Center on the preserve. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Muttontown Preserve is located on Muttontown Lane, south of 25A, in East Norwich. For more information please call: (516) 571-8500.
For more information about the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, please call: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.