Prime Ave. & Route 25 A , Huntington, NY 11743 11 Prime Ave., Huntington
(631) 351 - 3089
Hecksher Park is located on Prime Ave. and Route 25A in Huntington, NY. It is open to all. A small, paved, parking lot with two handicapped spaces is located next to the Hecksher Museum of Art. Parking is also available on the street, with five accessible spaces on Prime Avenue.The terrain in the park is flat and even. Smooth, brick pathways make it easy to navigate the park.
A children's playground has a dedicated area for 2 - 5 year olds.
Benches are located throughout the park.
For performances at the Chapin Rainbow Outdoor Stage there is an area set aside for wheelchair users.
Multi-stall, handicapped accessible restrooms are located near the children's playground.
There are no food services in the park.
- Attraction Type: park
Number of handicapped spaces: 2 in lot next to Art Museum - 5 on Prime Avenue
Location of handicapped spaces: in small lot next to Museum of Art - on Prime Avenue
Surface of lot: paved
Distance to venue: close
Transportation to venue offered: na
Places to rest: benches
Paths and walkways: paved
Location of handicapped entrance: na
Number of floors: na
Steps and staircases: na
Width of aisles: ma
Places to sit: benches throughout park
Location of restrooms: near playground
Type of restroom: multi-stall, accessible
Ease of entry and exit: ok
Baby changing station: no
Available food services: none
Friendliness of staff: na
Notes: Hecksher Park is close to the heart of Huntington.
We have been to Hecksher Park many times, in every season. Whether the middle of summer or winter, it is a beautiful, serene oasis, close to “downtown” Huntington. Known as the “Central Park of Huntington Village,” it is an easily accessible place for all. The paths are brick, paved, or wood. It’s easy to get to one of the wooden “docks” for a look at the turtles and fish in the pond. It’s easy to get to the playgrounds, and restrooms (near the playgrounds). It’s easy to reach one of the benches throughout to just sit and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of what is around you. No matter when we have been there, the park is always beautifully maintained. It seems to me that whoever is taking care of it, does it with love!
The only parking within the park itself is in the very small lot next to the Art Museum – there are two accessible spots. Parking can usually be found on the streets surrounding the park. There are five accessible spaces on Prime Ave.
The restrooms are multi-stall, with a large, accessible stall.
There are no food services in the park at any time, but you are only a short distance from a town with an abundance of food venues. Go to town before, or after, or better yet, pack a picnic and eat at the Park!
Hecksher Park is a true gem, not to be missed in any season!
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