Friends of Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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FOC Receives Grants!

The Friends are proud of the support from the foundations whose links appear below. The capacity building grants they have awarded us will greatly help in strengthening our organization for the benefit of Connetquot River State Park Preserve:

The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts

Parks & Trails New York

Upstate History Alliance

Click here to read the details of these grants

Calendar of Events

Other Upcoming Park Events (unrelated to the Friends, but happening at Conneqtuot State Park)

This page focuses on events run by and sponsored by the Friends of Connetquot to raise funds to be used toward the preservation of Connetquot.  Please be sure to visit the Connetquot River State Park Preserve Events page at the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website for a schedule of other events run by the park itself.

Upcoming Events from the Friends of Connetquot - (Contact the FOC for details)

Christmas at Connetquot

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join the Friends to kick off the Holiday season with Christmas in Connetquot.

The Friends will be decorating beautiful Christmas trees throughout the main building with many different themes: Fly-Fishing; Origami; Patriotic; Birds; Equestrian; Gilded Age; Woodland and so many more. In addition, St. Nicholas will be there to greet the children with candy canes and we will have cider and cookies and wonderful raffles. Please save the date and join us for the festivities!

Admission: $8.00 per adult; $6.00 for senior and children 5-12.

Time: 11:00 a.m. too 4:00 p.m.

21st Annual Trail Ride/Hike and Plant Sale

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. (rain or shine - Date subject to change)

Food, Fun, Raffles.

Come join us for our 21st annual fun filled ride/hike through beautiful Connetquot Park Preserve. Enjoy the peaceful beauty of the trails and woodlands of the first N.Y.S. preserve. The clubhouse will be open for tours. A leisurely ride or hike of a few miles will take you through some of the most historic trails on Long Island. There will be a Raffle for many wonderful prizes donated by generous friends.

THIS YEAR'S RIDE/HIKE WILL ALSO FEATURE A PLANT SALE!

Fall Fishing OutingFall Fly Fishing Outing

October 2019

The Friends would like to invite all to enjoy a day of fly fishing and a tasty gourmet lunch (catered by the Snapper Inn) on the beautiful Connetquot River.

Admission is $75 per person as our costs have increased. We are sorry but there will be no refunds for cancellations.

There will be fish stocked for the occasion.

Remember that space is limited, so plan accordingly.

Gala Celebration

November 2019

The Gala is our main fundraising event each year.  An entertaining and fun evening is planned, and we are counting on you to join us in celebrating the past, present and future of the Connetquot Preserve yet again!

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