Theodore Roosevelt's Home will remain closed until the rehabilitation project is completed
Theodore Roosevelt's Home will remain closed until the rehabilitation project is completed. The Visitor Center, Theodore Roosevelt Museum, and the park grounds are open. More »
Guided tours of Theodore Roosevelt's Home have concluded until the rehabilitation project is complete. Areas to remain open to the public during construction include the visitor center and museum store; the Theodore Roosevelt Museum at Old Orchard; and the site outbuildings and grounds. Please note that the Eel Creek Boardwalk was irreparably damaged during Hurricane Sandy and is currently closed to the public. Reconstruction of the boardwalk will begin in the fall. The nature trail will be closed to the public for the duration of the reconstruction project.
Most visitors to Sagamore Hill prefer to drive, whether they take their own vehicles or rent one.
For GPS navigation devices, use this address: 12 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771, which is the Visitor Center located at the entrance of the park.
Sagamore Hill may be reached from two major Long Island highways:
Take either the Northern State Parkway to Exit 35N or the Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Exit 41N. At those exits, take Route 106 North for 6 miles into downtown Oyster Bay. Turn right onto East Main Street (at Nobman's Hardware Store) and travel 2 miles. Turn left onto Cove Neck Road and drive 1.5 miles to Sagamore Hill.
The Southern State Parkway connects to NSP/LIE via the Wantagh/Meadowbrook Parkways, or the Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway. Take Southern State Exit 28AN to Route 135 North (Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway) for 10 miles to Exit 14E (Woodbury) and Route 25 (Jericho Turnpike). Turn right/east, travel to the third traffic light. Turn left on South Woods Road, traveling 1.6 miles to its end and turn right on to Cold Spring Road. Travel 1 mile to Route 25A intersection. Turn left on Route 25A and travel 0.7 miles downhill to the Cove Road stoplight. Turn right on Cove Road for 1.7 miles to Cove Neck Road. Turn right on Cove Neck Road and follow the signs for 1.5 miles to Sagamore Hill.
Preferred Bus Route
From 106 North turn right on to Route 25A(Northern Blvd) and travel 2.5 miles to the Cove Road stoplight. Turn left onto Cove Road and travel for 1.7 miles to Cove Neck Road. Turn right on Cove Neck Road and follow the signs for 1.5 miles to Sagamore Hill Road and turn right. Follow Sagamore Hill Road to the end and you will see the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt died around 4 o'clock in the morning January 6, 1919 when he was sixty years old. Many dignitaries attended Roosevelt's funeral including Vice-president Thomas Marshall who said that "Death had to take him sleeping, for if Roosevelt had been awake, there would have been a fight."