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Fort Wadsworth

Beneath Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, NY
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This fort played an important role in U.S. history starting during the Revolutionary War.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Beneath Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, NY

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Ft. Wadsworth is a great place to visit and walk about. Some of the most spectacular views of NY harbor are here. There is a small museum of interest and within a short walk you are at the overlook gazing on the harbor, the ships...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There are great views and a lot of history, I have been to Fort Wadsworth several times and never has it been overly crowded which is really nice. It's a very peaceful and relaxing enviroment. I love to bring my guests from out of town...More

Thank Nicole I
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Fort is an underappreciated resource on the island. During migration seasons in the Spring and Fall, there is EXCEPTIONAL BIRDING here near the beach. In the summer, there is a campground that caters to Europeans seeking to stay in NYC on a budget. Great...More

Thank johnaV6707FB
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the place and the staff. A extended thanks to Patricia Rodriguez for her friendliness and help.

Thank Barb F
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Staten Island. Enjoyed the short ferry ride from lower Manhattan. Such a Beautiful Day!

Thank TheRealMrTibs
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It was. A very nice place of history to go visit. Were. The us. Army. Placed to see if enemy's come in by sea and protect us from them

Thank marty344
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Located under the Varrazano-Narrows Bridge offers a historic masonry fort with a nice overlook. Free to visit.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If you are planning to visit Staten Island with a purpose of finding great historical artifacts, don't. It is a great place for a picture opportunity. View of VNB from here is awesome.

Thank vladmeisterNYC
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A lot of people take the Staten Island ferry from Manhattan and then just turn right back around. It was worthwhile to take this side trip to Fort Wadsworth before returning to Manhattan. Unfortunately we were there a time that the visitor center is closed,...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing place, great place to satisfy that photograph in you. make sure you take one of the different tours with park rangers. The best one is the one inside the forth at night with lanterns you can find the schedule on their Web site and...More

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Jackie K
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
There are buses that run between the two. You just need to find a bus that gets you back to the ferry during at your desired time. That is probably the cheaper way to do it. But if you don't mind spending a few more... More
31 January 2016|
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Response from Spvirgo | Reviewed this property |
check out the top 10 things to do instaten island , most of them are free and if you have kids are very entertaining.