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Fishing,The Fort, south beach and Bridge provide great views

Plenty to do along the narrows in Staten island, go to the Fort where you can take photos of the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Jaime O
New York City, New York
Beautiful, especially at night

A walk along any beach fronting on the Narrows is well worth it. The views are great in all... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
Thomas W
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Plenty to do along the narrows in Staten island, go to the Fort where you can take photos of the old fort, the narrows, brooklyn and the city. Watch the ships sale in and out of port. Grab a fishing pole and fish on the...More

Thank Jaime O
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A walk along any beach fronting on the Narrows is well worth it. The views are great in all directions. Try to view it at night when the bridge and the Battery section of Manhattan are lit up.

2  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The panoramic view of this beautiful place needs to be seen in person ! The photograph shown is from the even more historic Ft. Wadsworth, where a relaxing day can be highlighted with this same photo op. One of New York's best kept secrets as...More

Thank P J G
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I think that the best view of the Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island is from the decks of the Queen Mary 2. We sailed under the bridge during dinner on June 3 heading out toward the Atlantic Ocean. I snapped photos as best I...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The best spot for photos and just an overall view is at Fort Wadsworth lookout which is to the left of the V-Z Bridge.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The Narrows between Staten Island and Brooklyn are spectacular in their own way. You can enjoy them from a great vantage point in Fort Wadsworth, another view is from the Boardwalk in South Beach or from the Alice Austen Museum at the base of Hylan...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great place to hang out on the spring/ early summer. Watch the boats go by and enjoy. Brooklyn side is nice too, Better Pizza on that side.

Thank TXJeffro
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Narrows is located under the Verrazano Bridge span which was built in the mid-1960's. The best view is from the shores of Ft. Wadsworth or the Alice Austen House in Rosebank, Staten Island, New York. If one is lucky, you can see the huge...More

1  Thank evefrSI
Reviewed 17 June 2015

A lovely day in Staten Island looking over the Narrows from Fort Wadsworth with the Verrazano Bridge in the background. Didn't spend too much time here as it was getting late. Manhattan can be viewed from this spot. Lots of history here.

2  Thank MaryannF650
Reviewed 23 January 2014

This out of the way place has been around Staten Island for a great many years and is really valued by the repeat patrons that have been attending it for all those years. A warm place to have a drink with friends or a nice,...More

Thank BillLaCurtisStatenIs
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