The park, maintained by the Long Island Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, features more than 2,400 feet (730 m) of beach and 100-foot (30 m) bluffs along the Atlantic Ocean. The park is largely undeveloped, and has no infrastructure beyond elevated platforms for birdwatching and trails for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. The park also offers accessibility for salt water fishing.
Shadmoor State Park derives its name from the thick shadbush (Amelanchier) found growing atop the bluffs. Also found growing in the park are black cherry trees (Prunus serotina) and the endangered sandplain gerardia (Agalinis acuta). Read more