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Flanders, New York: The Big Duck

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Address:
1012 Flanders Rd, Flanders, NY
Directions:
I-495/Long Island Expy exit 71. Turn right at NY-94/Edwards Ave. for a little over four miles. At the traffic circle, take the third exit onto NY-24/Flanders Rd. Drive 2.5 miles. Duck is on the left.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
631-852-3377
RA Rates:
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The Big Duck.

The Big Duck

Built in 1931, the Big Duck originally sold ducks, now sells duck souvenirs to summertime city weekenders.

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The Big Duck

Quick roadside stop with a gift shop and local tourist info. Free.

[Clark W, 05/03/2024]

The Big Duck.

The Big Duck

Cute store inside with big duck gifts. The man who runs it is nice! On holiday weekends they stay open a little later.

[Charlotte a, 07/04/2023]

Duck butt.

The Big Duck

The Big Duck is a great photo opportunity. My grand-kids loved getting a picture at the duck's butt. There's a large field to run around. Fun to read about the Duck's history.

[Chris Wurth, 05/27/2017]
The Big Duck

In addition to souvenirs, The Big Duck has old photographs and other material related to its history. There is now an additional exhibit on duck farming in the barn on the grounds, but it is only open occasionally, usually during special events, and on weekends in the summer.

[Janice Jay Young, 01/22/2016]

People sometimes don't realize that duck farming was the reason why The Big Duck was built.


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