Readers' Choice Winner: Belmont Lake State Park

Patch asked readers where they "staycation." Here are your answers.

Deer Park-North Babylon Patch readers have decided the winner of Monday's Best "Staycation" spot in Deer Park-North Babylon poll is , located at Exit 38 on the Southern State Parkway in North Babylon.

The park's scenic views, peaceful lake and nature trails make it an easy winner. Whether it's paddle boating, biking, fishing or a family picnic, the local state park offers something for everyone.

Visitors will have even more to like about the park after it gets a makeover. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last month that the local gem will receive as part of an investment project aimed at creating jobs and rehabilitating New York landmarks.

Readers’ Choice is a weekly feature where we ask you – our readers – to tell us your top picks. Each Monday we’ll list our nominees – this week was Best "Staycation"– and ask for your recommendation.

Thanks for voting for your favorites. We'll have another contest beginning Monday.


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