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Discussion: Potential NRE - Caumsett State Park!

in: Long Island Classic NRE (Apr 21 - Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve)

Jan 24, 2024 7:30 PM # 
jeremycolgan:
Getting this out there as we just obtained the permit today! HVO and LIOC joint event on a brand new map! Sunday April 21st. Really fun terrain. Come check it out. NRE status is pending review.
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Jan 24, 2024 8:17 PM # 
EricW:
Very old, but good memories of this terrain with a mediocre map.
Looking forward to seeing the Stefan Slutsky version.
Jan 25, 2024 8:06 PM # 
Tundra/Desert:
Wish I'd known sooner!! Maybe.
Jan 25, 2024 10:52 PM # 
peggyd:
Sounds fun! Will pencil this one in on our calendar.
Feb 5, 2024 6:55 AM # 
SV:
LONG ISLAND CLASSIC
Program - Classic Distance One Day National Ranking Event
Date - Sunday, April 21, 2024
All standard OUSA competitive courses and classes will be offered.  
Organizers - Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO) and Long Island Orienteering Club (LIOC)
Location - Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, Lloyd Harbor, NY
Parking  - https://maps.app.goo.gl/pdSgGSNSmtKEB58K9
Registration - https://maps.app.goo.gl/wowFRBkcZaJaXieC7
Permit - Approved
Sanctioning - Pending
For updates visit https://www.hvorienteering.com/caumsett-2024
Registration will be opened soon after sanctioning is completed.
All participants must preregister; there will be no on-site registration, except for recreational courses.
Registration will be closed on Tuesday, April 16, 11 am.
Registrar - Geof Connor (ghckat@yahoo.com)
Embargoed area - The entire Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve is embargoed as of February 15, 2024.

MAPS
Scale - 1:10,000 (Blue, Red, Green, Orange) and 1:7500 (Brown, Yellow, White).
Contours - 2.5m.

TERRAIN
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve situated on a scenic peninsula extending into Long Island Sound. The area is a terminal moraine remained from the last glaciation - with typical moraine hills and depressions combined with erosion gullies. Surface consists of glacial till containing sand and gravel, with numerous medium to small sized boulders. The maximum elevation gain on a slope may reach up to 35 meters, though on average is less than 10 meters.
Vegetation of three types - beech forest of various runnabilities, thick overgrown old farmland, open and rough open fields.


MODEL COURSE
Model course will be available on Saturday, April 20, at Muttontown Preserve.
Parking for Model course - https://maps.app.goo.gl/XH4euBMD3Avw5D4r6
The map for the Model course will be available for download by April 15, 2024.
Model map print size - US Letter. Scale - 1:7500,  contours - 2.5 m

OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK
Fishing, hiking, bird watching, nature photography and nature study are among the many activities visitors may pursue.
Enjoy the breathtaking view off the shoreline cliffs, dunes and white sand beaches on the northern edge of the park.
The polo pony barn provides lessons, boarding & equestrian services as part of the Lloyd Harbor Equestrian Center. The Masters Garage houses the Nassau BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education Program. The historic Henry Lloyd Manor house built in 1711 is leased to the Lloyd Harbor Historical Society which provides historic interpretation of life during the colonial period. 
Feb 11, 2024 8:30 PM # 
cmorse:
One-Day Classic NRE sanctioning approved 11 February 2024.
Feb 11, 2024 8:47 PM # 
KFish:
Can anyone recommend some nearby camping options?
Feb 12, 2024 1:37 PM # 
SV:
The closest campground is 20+ miles from the event center: Battle Row Campground
1 Claremont Rd, Old Bethpage, NY 118041

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