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15 Passenger Van Rentals and Wildwood State Park
Wildwood State Park is a 600 acre park near Riverhead on Long Island in Wading River. With a cheap car rental it is easy to get to and a lot of fun for adults and kids. It is made up of hardwood forest overlooking the Long Island Sound on a high bluff. Camp sites for trailers and tents are available, and the Long Island Sound is the ideal place for swimmers to cool off in the refreshing water. Fishing is permitted, and there are hiking and cross-country ski trails. In October there are fall festivities the first weekend of the month.
Why Visit Wildwood State Park?
Why should you visit Wildwood State Park with your cheap car rental? Because of its beauty and all the fun things you can do here. The beach is beautiful and refreshing. There is also camping, fishing, nature trails, recreation programs, biking trails, hiking trails, and a playground. Showers and picnic tables are available here, Empire passports are accepted as well. In the fall there are fall festivities, and in the winter there is cross-country skiing. The Fall Festival is a family-oriented event that includes games, environmental displays, native American dancers, and craft vendors all day. This park is fun to visit all year long with your cheap car rental. You can also book a campsite by calling 1-800-456-CAMP. Camping season begins the first weekend of April and ends on Columbus Day weekend, but the park is open all year long. No pets are allowed here.
Other State Parks that are nearby include Orient Beach State Park, Heckscher State Park, Governor Alfred E. Smith/Sunken Meadow State Park, Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, and Connetquot River State Park Preserve. In Riverhead you will also find many other activities such as museums, nightlife, and much more. Here you can park your cheap car rental and explore the history and impact of the Long Island Railroad at the Railroad Museum of Long Island. Atlantis Marine World is also located in town. Here you can see marine life exhibits, sea lion training sessions, and much more. For wine lovers, there are a number of wineries in or near Riverhead that you can drive to in your cheap car rental to try some of the best wine in the country. The Riverhead Raceway will leave your cheap car rental in the parking lot to catch some NASCAR racing. Finally, kids will absolutely love Splish Splash, a water park with something for everyone. It was rated the #1 Water Park in the Tri-State Area and one of the Top 5 in the United States by the Travel Channel. With rides such as Alien Invasion, The Abyss, Barrier Reef, Cliff Diver, and Dragon's Den, there is never a dull moment. But there is also Lazy River, Soak City, Mammoth River, and Surf City Wave Pool will let you relax a bit between the thrill rides.
Directions to Wildwood State Park
Located 73 miles from Manhattan, Wildwood is found near Riverhead at the point where Long Island splits into two forks. Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 68. Then go north on Route 46, to Route 25A east. Turn left onto Sound Avenue then left again at the traffic light onto Hulse Landing Road. The park entrance is on your right with parking available for your cheap car rental.