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Gantry Plaza State Park

4-09 47th Road, Long Island City, NY 11101
+1 718 7866385
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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
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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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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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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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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

To give it a bad reviews to keep it a secret. Great seating, excellent view. Hit the LIC Flea if you are there in a Saturday.

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Jamaica, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the best kept secret in Queens. Come here and have a picnic on the grass as you gaze at the one of the worlds most popular skylines that will appear as if you can reach out and touch it. You cannot get this view from Manhattan. Make sure to bring a camera because you'll be clicking away at... More

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