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Randall's Island Park

Address: 1 Randalls Island Park, Wards Island, New York City, NY 10035 (Manhattan)
Phone Number: 212 830 7722
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Ranked #412 of 629 Attractions in New York City
Type: Islands, Parks, Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sports Camps/ Clinics, Sports Complexes, Outdoors
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is truly upsetting and disgusting. There is one kiosk in the middle of the island one portable bathroom by the soccer fields. This is such a shame and truly upsetting because thousands of children use these soccer fields daily! It is unsafe and filthy.

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Yonkers, New York
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Fantastic location for a sports tournament, we had 230 teams, over 2500 players with over 4000 spectators a day... What a great location. Food Services was slow on day one, but sorted by day two.

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Ringwood, New Jersey
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140 reviews 140 reviews
39 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My only view of Randall's Island thus far is with regard to the rather expansive field area utilized for outdoor concerts. I generally love outdoor concerts, and I've seen a handful of festival shows at this venue. While I greatly enjoyed the music & atmosphere each time, I thought the facilities, especially the bathroom facilities, were terrible. Granted, I haven't... More

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Edison, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We took our bikes and rode up the East river bike path and then went over the footbridge to Randall-Wards Island. It was so quiet you would never believe you were between Manhattan and Queens. We were able to ride without interruption and enjoy the spectacular views of the East River and Manhattan. Admittedly, the time we went was in... More

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Hebron, lsrael
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105 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Wards Island & Randalls Island are 2 islands, joined by landfill in the 1930's, in the sound east of Manhattan. The East River is to the south-west, the Harlem River to the north, & the Long Island Sound to the east; all are sounds, not bona fide rivers. Across the water, Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood is to the west, the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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204 reviews 204 reviews
93 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We biked over from Harlem and down through the park. It was a nice ride. Surreal in the sense that we did not see another living soul from the RFK bridge until we were almost out of the park. 15 minutes of biking in NYC on a Wednesday and 1 pm and not a living person in sight. We were... More

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Bronx, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great park. Lots of space and pretty easy to get to. Triborough bridge by car and theres even a walkway from 103rd street in Manhattan that contains an FDR Drive overpass and bridge to get to Randalls Island. A lot of things to do. Scenic views of uptown and some bridges including the RFK bridge. Great for a picnic, bike... More

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Albany, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Nice softball park that was easily reachable from Paramus NJ. Though once you are there you are kind of stuck unless you want to pay hefty tolls to re-enter.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We just attended the governors ball concert here. Great venue!

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Baltimore, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

I recently attended a Dave Matthews concert at Randall's Island in NYC. The venue itself was nice. It was a large, clean, open space. We were staying in Midtown, so we took the 6 train to 125th Street (you can take the 4,5, or 6 FYI). Once we got off, there were buses right outside waiting to take you to... More

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