For the Love of Parkways

Highways, dirt roads, back roads and even interstates each have their own allure; but parkways might be my greatest love if we are talking about roads. Here are a few of my favorite Long Island Parkways.

Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach State Park, NY.

Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach State Park, NY.

The Meadowbrook Parkway, Nassau County, NY.

The Meadowbrook Parkway, Nassau County, NY.

The Meadowbrook Parkway and the exit to Loop Parkway heading to Point Lookout, NY.

The Meadowbrook Parkway and the exit to Loop Parkway heading to Point Lookout, NY.

The Loop Parkway.

The Loop Parkway.

The Loop Parkway almost at its terminus. To the right you turn to Lido Beach and Long Beach. To the left you turn to Point Lookout.

The Loop Parkway almost at its terminus. To the right you turn to Lido Beach and Long Beach. To the left you turn to Point Lookout.

A good overview of Long Island Parkways: Long Island Exchange and scenic byways.