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Blue Heron Park

#23 of 56 things to do in Staten Island Features Animals
Poillon Avenue, (between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard), Staten Island, NY 10312
+1 718-967-3542
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Tranquil - Country in the City

Very small and quiet place to go if you just need to clear your mind. There are walking trails and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Thomas V
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Staten Island, New York
Gorgeous

Great hidden gem! Had the park pretty much to myself. The trails are very well maintained (but be... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Anne R
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Staten Island, New York
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27 Jul 2016
“Tranquil - Country in the City”
20 Apr 2016
“Gorgeous”
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Poillon Avenue, (between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard), Staten Island, NY 10312
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+1 718-967-3542
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very small and quiet place to go if you just need to clear your mind. There are walking trails and bird watching if thats something you like. A small pond with a viewing bridge as well. It's equally pretty during any season. The foiliage in...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great hidden gem! Had the park pretty much to myself. The trails are very well maintained (but be care to stay on them, there's poison ivy everywhere else). The trail down to the pond isn't very long, but a tad hilly at the end of...More

1  Thank Anne R
Reviewed 2 August 2015

If you like to walk and enjoy Nature this park has it all.They have guides and ranger that will explain all the wild life in the park as they walk with you showing you all the trails and paths,Great for school and camp trips

Thank VERA D
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Living in the city theres not many place to go on a hike/trail... so I took my daughter to this park .. the trail was easy to follow for mother and child! met some very kind and fun people along the way.. felt very safe!...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We had our children's Pre-K graduation class party at the pavilion here. My wife needed to secure a permit with the city about 30 days in advance and the class mother arranged the food. It was perfect for all the children to play outside in...More

1  Thank armypilot44
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Attended a Protectors of Pine Oak Woods meeting here celebrating their 40th Anniversary. They seem to be quite involved with this State Park. I am looking forward to returning during the fair weather to hike the trails.

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Easily navigated trails, can't get lost if you tried but balanced with wonderful chances to see Staten Island's rich wildlife and plant! Numerous trails allows for walks from 10 minutes long to all afternoon. Programs and nature guides available on the weekends are simply the...More

2  Thank SILover
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Thought it would be nice to setup and fish in the river to catch some heron for bait for other fish. Atmosphere was serence and forest was clean.

2  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 25 May 2012

My dad and I go to take pictures there all the time. It is absolutely beautiful!

3  Thank Rkrystine19
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Blue Heron is a nice park and Education Center. There are lots of programs for the community that are either free or low cost and the trails are well maintained. The trails are suitable for all fitness and age levels. There are even puppet shows...More

2  Thank Pietrosmom
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