The Town of Brookhaven Holtsville Ecology Site and Animal Preserve is located on a reclaimed landfill. Since 1974, when the landfill closed, the Town of Brookhaven Highway Department employees worked to revegetate the hills and build a modern recreational and educational facility. Some of the amenities at the Holtsville Park include:
A triple pool complex
Exercise-trail with fitness course
Animal Preserve and Ecology center, featuring:
American Black Bear
Ecology exhibits and tours
Hours of Operation
April 3 to May 26: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm during weekdays and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm during weekends and holidays. Closed Easter Sunday.
May 27 to September 24: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily.
September 25 to December 22: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm during weekdays and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm during weekends. Closed: