Leaf Peeping Locally
If you don’t have time to drive upstate but want to enjoy the stunning display of local color, here are a few places to visit:
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Smithtown
500+ acres and trails ablaze with brightly colored leaves. Bring the kids, and visit the free nature museum located inside the main building.
LIU Community Arboretum, Brookville
With 40+ acres of trees for your viewing pleasure.
Planting Field Arboretum, Oyster Bay
400+ acres and trails ablaze with brightly colored leaves.