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Encyclopedia > Robert Moses State Park (Long Island)

Robert Moses State Park - Long Island is state park of the U.S. state of New York. It is one of two state parks in New York to bear this name "Robert Moses State Park". The other, Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands, is in northern New York along the St. Lawrence River. State park is a term used in the United States and in Mexico for an area of land preserved on account of its natural beauty, historic interest, recreation, or other reason, and under the administration of the government of a U.S. state or one of the states of Mexico. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... NY redirects here. ... Categories: Stub | New York state parks ... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ...


The park is located in southern Suffolk County on the western end of Fire Island, a barrier island off the southern coast of Long Island. It is known for its 5 mi (8 km) stretch of splendid beaches on the open Atlantic Ocean and is a popular summer recreational destination in the New York City area. The park is accessible from Long Island by the Robert Moses Causeway across Great South Bay. Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Fire Island Fire Island is a barrier island, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long and 0. ... In geography, a bar is a linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. ... Map showing Long Island; to the north is Connecticut and to the west are New York City and New Jersey. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... Robert Moses Causeway is the parkway and bridges, originally known as the Captree Causeway that connects the mainland Long Island in West Islip, New York to the barrier beach islands such as Captree Island, Jones Beach Island, and the western tip of Fire Island. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The park is named for Robert Moses, President of the Long Island State Parks Commission in the early and middle 20th century who oversaw the expansion of the state park system on Long Island. Robert Moses with a model of his proposed Battery Bridge Robert Moses (December 18, 1888–July 29, 1981) was the master builder of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, and other suburbs. ...


See also

This is a list of state parks in the U.S. state of New York. ...

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Robert Moses State Park - Long Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
Robert Moses State Park - Long Island is state park of the U.S. state of New York.
The park is located in southern Suffolk County on the western end of Fire Island, a barrier island off the southern coast of Long Island.
The park is named for Robert Moses, the New York Parks Commissioner in the early and mid 20th century who oversaw the expansion of the state park system on Long Island.
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