Long Island Ruins – King Zog’s Castle
Creepy Halloween Hiking
A hike through the trails in one North shore, Long Island preserve will lead you to the ruins of King Zog’s Castle.
The trails are wooded and dense, running through the quiet nature preserve. Many trails criss-cross, which could easily lead you to being lost. When you come around a bend you run into an eerie sight, the ruins of King Zog’s Castle.
King Zog was an Albanian King in the early 1900’s. He had purchase the property and built the castle on the Long Island Gold Coast. When his monarchy was overthrown, he had to go into hiding and abandoned the castle.
Now, 100 years later, nature is well on its way to reclaiming the land. Entering the area gives you a creepy feeling. Often times you’ll get the feeling that someone is watching you, but when you turn around, no one is there.