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Directions

Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension CenterLong Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center (LIHREC)
3059 Sound Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901
P: 631-727-3595
F: 631-727-3611

Written Directions

From points southwest of Riverhead and the NJ Turnpike:

From NJ Turnpike, go across Staten Island via the Goethals Bridge. Go toward and cross the Verrazano Bridge on 278 east. As you exit the Verrazano Bridge, stay on the LEFT side and take the Beltway east. The Beltway eventually changes names to the SO (Southern State Parkway) - go east. Eventually, you will go north on the Sagtikos Parkway (SA). This is a left exit. You are only on the SA for about 10 minutes until you hit the Long Island Expressway. Exit to the LIE and go east until exit 71. 

When you exit from the LIE, turn left at the bottom of the ramp and stay on that road. Shortly after you get on that road, the road forks. Stay on the left road which is Edward's Ave (no sign). Stay on Edwards Ave, crossing over Rt 25 (there is a Crossroads Restaurant there). In about 10-15 minutes, you will come to a light at Sound Ave. Turn right onto Sound Ave. Follow Sound Ave. about 10-15 minutes more and you will see Talmage's Greenhouses on the right. Cornell's LIHREC is on the right immediately after Talmages Greenhouses on Sound Ave.

From New York City and points west of Riverhead:

Take the Long Island Expressway east until exit 71. When you exit from the LIE, turn left at the bottom of the ramp and stay on that road. Shortly after you get on that road, the road forks. Stay on the left road which is Edward's Ave (no sign). Stay on Edwards Ave, crossing over Rt 25 (there is a Crossroads Restaurant there). In about 10-15 minutes, you will come to a light at Sound Ave. Turn right onto Sound Ave. Follow Sound Ave. about 10-15 minutes more and you will see Talmage's Greenhouses on the right. Cornell=s LIHREC is on the right immediately after Talmages Greenhouses on Sound Ave.

From the Orient Point ferry and the north fork east of Riverhead:

From the extreme eastern tip of the north fork, follow Rt 25 west until it changes to Rt. 48 west. This is called the "north road" by locals. Stay on this road until it changes to Sound Ave. in Riverhead. The LIHREC is on the left after you pass Roanoke Ave, at the corner of Horton Ave.

From Montauk and the south fork east of Riverhead:

From Montauk, follow Rt 27 west (also called the Montauk Highway). At Southampton, follow signs for Sunrise Highway west (also called Rt 27) until exit 64. Take 104 north until Rt 105 north. Follow 105 north until it ends at Sound Ave. The LIHREC is on the left after you pass Roanoke Ave, at the corner of Horton Ave.