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Gantry Plaza State Park

4-09 47th Road, Long Island City, NY 11101
+1 718 7866385
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Staten Island, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great view of the city, especially "Manhattan-henge"...looks right down 42nd st. Parking is tough, so take public transportation if you can.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great night view. You can look the remarkable New York skyline across the East River. This is also a nice place for jogging. The you are expected to spend lots of time for finding a parking spot if you drive there.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was completely blown away by how beautiful and serene Gantry Plaza State Park is. It is simply an incredible gem of a public green space and park that is perfect for couples who want to have a romantic stroll along the East River and the NYC skyline, families and young children looking for a green space to run around... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Wow! What a space... we stayed in a hotel in LIC and found this gem of a park 5 minutes from where we were. It is stunning at night with the view of Manhatten illuminated in all it's glory and picturesque in the day with play area, coffee bar and boardwalk. You can even take the NY Waterway over to... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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64 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

There is a nice breeze from the East River. The views across the river are fantastic. the park is more for residents than tourists as there is a dog park and children's playground. It has interesting full lounge chairs. Lots of cement. I hope the trees grow soon.

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Bronx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great place for a romantic stroll with your other half ! Lots of places to sit and view the beautiful NYC skyline . You will also find a dog park , as well as a children's park which is clean and very well maintained. On the weekends there are sometimes live music performers !

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

You can see the buldings water and there is restaurants around. You cant go wrong if you like to take lots of pictures

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Pennsylvania
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our son and family live in a high-rise directly across the street, and we cannot be more complimentary about this oasis. They bring their children daily to play in several very nice areas including a soccer field with astro turf, a water park (sprinklers), playground equipment, lovely landscaping, piers with seating, neighborhood feel, periodic musical events. Friendly people. Place is... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Me and a friend came upon this randomly while walking in LIC...it was beautiful. I went back a few weeks later and at night it was even more breathtaking. Hoping to head back over soon.

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New York City, New York
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14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visited the park closer to sunset time and we were not disappointed. Even though it was a very hot summer afternoon there was plenty of space for everyone walking around without ever feeling crowded. We had a wonderful time.

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