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Alley Pond Environmental Center

22806 Northern Blvd, Douglaston, NY 11362-1096
+1 718-229-4000
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lovely for adventures

Wonderful place to play sports and just walk or bike along the paths. Years ago, I played tennis... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Barbara A
outdoor fun

a small but initiamte park, staff is nice good for taking some time up to be outside, young... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
Joanne A
Woodmere, New York
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A great place for kids where toddlers get hands-on experience with various animals and discover nature trails.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 1, 2017
“lovely for adventures”
Jul 13, 2016
“outdoor fun”
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22806 Northern Blvd, Douglaston, NY 11362-1096
+1 718-229-4000
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

Wonderful place to play sports and just walk or bike along the paths. Years ago, I played tennis here. Vast amounts of green to be enjoyed and many baseball games to watch

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed July 13, 2016

a small but initiamte park, staff is nice good for taking some time up to be outside, young children will love this place.

Thank Joanne A
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I went with my daughter to celebrate one of her classmates birthday. Staff super friendly well connected with the children. They got the opportunity to touch the animals. Safe environment, later one we did a small hike around the place. Really nice!

Thank Yaruma R
Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

On an unusually warm day in October we had a lovely picnic in the park. We watched the children play soccer and sat near some barbecuers. We then took a majestic hike though the woods to end our perfect day. A must go

Thank grufdee93
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Living close to nature is a major benefit of living in Bayside, Queens, NY. There are many parks to choose from but APEC has the added advantage of offering its visitors young and old the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the blessings of Mother...More

Thank 2842bayside
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Place to get away from it all. Near the city and yet so far away. You feel as if you have left your "baggage" at home and can just spend time in a serene escape. Brought my kids here. Brought my students here. Plan tobring...More

Thank Florence E
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Alley Pond Environmental Center on Northern Boulevard in Bayside, NY is a marvelous place to relax, observe and appreciate nature. It's an essential part of the community

Thank BlueRick
Reviewed July 22, 2015

i've been to APEC many times with my students and we always enjoy our trips there. they are both educational and fun and the staff is very nice. i recommend a trip to APEC!

Thank Frank Z
Reviewed June 15, 2015

APEC has many nice programs for young people. There are also good trails to hike on the APEC property. The trails are good for birders too. APEC is a gem of a community resource.

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been here twice. On Northern Blvd, it is easy to find, and the parking lot is spacious. The first time my son and I went there after we dined at Mizumi, a Japanese buffet restaurant, across the street. We played mini-golf ($5 for...More

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