Bethpage State Park

activities / Sports & games

Lonely Planet review

Home to five great public courses, its toughest, the Black Course, was the first public course to host the US Open, and it again hosted it in 2009. The Black Course is closed Monday; all others are open daily. There’s an LIRR rail station at Farmingdale, from where you can get a taxi to the park; see http://nysparks.state.ny.us for complete directions.