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Gantry Plaza State Park

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If You Go Down To T.he Park Today…

….YOU COULD GET A BIG SURPRISE. A mixture of the expected and unexpected confronted me when I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kiama, Australia
Lovely views of manhattan

Great space on the water front to relax and watch the world go by. Very diverse area with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
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Reviewed 4 days ago

….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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great space on the water front to relax and watch the world go by. Very diverse area with performers, music, food etc with stunning views up and down the East River and the manhattan sky line.

Thank thomasedwards9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hung out at this park and enjoyed the skyline and scenery. Lots of dogs, kids, and people enjoying the sunshine. The ferry stops here gave us a very scenic ride over to Brooklyn. Would recommend!

Thank klvoigt
Reviewed 8 September 2018

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

Thank leo t
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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.

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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

Thank Erik L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I love this park! The view of the Upper East side is the best, it is never super crowded, very peaceful

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Thank crimmper
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Beautiful, river front park on the East River. Great place for a walk and / or to catch the ferry to Manhattan,

Thank KathieMS
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29 June 2017|
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Response from Guzel16 | Reviewed this property |
There are on the street parking for hourly ,or there is a parking lot on 46ave and center blvd .its not too expensive .
1 October 2016|
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Response from greenmtntrail | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know... It doesn't have gates or anything, but it may be posted to close at nite. People jog there though so, I would assume it opens very early.
Dolores T
7 June 2016|
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Response from Antoinette S | Reviewed this property |
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