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….YOU COULD GET A BIG SURPRISE.
A mixture of the expected and unexpected confronted me when I arrived at this LONG ISLAND CITY park on the EAST RIVER bank - recommended as a good place to view the MANHATTAN SKYLINE** by the informative “Nearby Attractions”...More
we went for a photo-op
the sight was not as good as expected
sightline across the river to manhattan not quite as good as expected
the park itself is very nice, new well kept
worth a stop if your in the area
Gantry Plaza State Park is a lovely place for a walk along the river looking over to the Manhatten skyline. Awesome views The ferries leave from here stopping at several places along the river. Fun for the kids with a couple of parks. There is...More
This is a narrow park that runs between the apartment buildings of Long Island City and the East River. Great views of mid-town Manhattan skyline. Park offers entertainment, playgrounds, ball fields, food vendors, and more.
Loved it! Came here on a cold, windy May day. The park reclaims a long section of formerly industrial waterfront on the East River in Queens. There are big lawns and many recreational piers, all with great views of the Manhattan skyline. They have preserved...More
We used to come here years ago before the high-rises went up. There was always plenty of places to park. Not any more. If you do happen to find a place to park, I can think of no better place to view the skyline of...More
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Take the #7 subway right at the Bus station. Stay on three stops heading to Queens. Exit at Vernon-Jackson Station which is 50th St. Walk two blocks to the river. You will see the Empire State Building in front of you. Less... More
Take the #7 subway right at the Bus station. Stay on three stops heading to Queens. Exit at Vernon-Jackson Station which is 50th St. Walk two blocks to the river. You will see the Empire State Building in front of you. Less than 20 minutes for the whole trip.