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High Rock Park

Staten Island, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I came here with my nine and eleven year old daughters. We all enjoyed following the trails (they're color designated with spray paint or small signs on the trees as you walk). I wanted to make it to Moses' Mountain but didn't want to go too far with the kids.

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Staten Island, New York
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28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I went to summer camp in High Rock Park for years when I was younger. I had so much fun exploring the forest, doing activities, and there were cabins and buildings to keep us occupied. My favorite part as a child was the birch trees that we would pick and chew on the branches. Just like root beer! Now older,... More

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Staten Island, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is a truly wonderful place to feel as if you have gotten away from the big city and entered nature's serene vista! A real nice area to walk through when the weather gets warmer!

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

What a gem; I come here as often as I can. It's a wonderful, unspoiled woodland with lots of trails. Just be careful to keep track of your wanderings as it is easy to get lost here.

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Plainfield, New Jersey
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34 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

My boyfried at the time wanted to take me to this park for he always went there as a little boy. It had trails to follow and was didn't seem that noticable from the highway which gave it great privacy. We enjoyed the smaill sreams throughout the park and the species that grew in it.

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

As I had said before for other Staten Island locations. If you are local then may be going over there once in a few years is OK, but there is really nothing special to see and do over there.

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Staten Island, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

You can't believe your on Staten Island!! Just the place if you need a break from the crazyness.Lots of trails to explore and tranquil suroundings

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Staten Island, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

It is very easy to forget you are still in the five boroughs when you are here. Very peaceful greenery; I find it reminiscent of woods I've been to upstate.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012 via mobile

If u enjoy nature, animals, sights, and some history, come and explore the Greenbelt of S.I. I've been biking, and hiking these woods for over 20 years. If you want to leave the city for a while with out leaving the city, you must come here. There are some nice vistas, swamps, ponds, streams, tall hills, and all different types... More

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New Jersey
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16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I believe this is the best hike on Staten Island. Great to take the kids along as well. It feels so remote and distant from the hustle and bustle and crazy traffic that is the middle of Staten Island.

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