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Blue Heron Park

Address: Poillon Avenue, (between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard), Staten Island, NY 10312
Phone Number: 718-967-3542
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Staten Island, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Staten Island, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 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 best on Staten Island.

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Plainfield, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 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.

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Staten Island, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

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

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Staten Island, New York
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127 reviews 127 reviews
91 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 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 and a mini summer camp held there. The education center houses a few animals and... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

the trails at this park are nice. it is never crowded so its easy to run through. also there is a nature center with bathrooms,benches, water fountains, and even animals

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