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Gantry Plaza State Park

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Address: 409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
Phone Number: +1 718 7866385
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Date Night Walk

Such a suprise to find this beautiful park. Great paths to walk and views of New York City. Plenty of seating to relax and enjoy the view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Dawn H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a suprise to find this beautiful park. Great paths to walk and views of New York City. Plenty of seating to relax and enjoy the view.

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Thank Dawn H
Queens, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One more reason - if you really need another - to come to Queens during a NYC visit. A lovely place to relax by the East River, enjoy wonderful Manhattan views, have a snack or coffee, and let the kids run around in the sprinklers and playgrounds. Outdoor concerts and movies during the summer. An easy, direct 10-minute walk from... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for kids to run and play. There is a snack stand selling food and drinks. Benches and seats to relax too.

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Thank llbyrd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to stop here to take a walk and soak up the mesmerizing views of the city skyline. Try to take the train so you avoid the disaster of trying to park.

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Thank Nick A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice Park with a magnificent view from NY's skyline. A lot of places to stay quite and to have some rest.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely waterfront park. Came upon it while taking a walk from a nearby restaurant after dinner (obviously not familiar with the area). There are large gantries with piers that extend out into the river with exceptional views of the Manhattan skyline. Not too crowded on a weeknight.

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Thank Caroline N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

comfortable lounge chairs,nice view of manhattan kiosk that sells beer coffee and some food good place to bicycle fish or all ages of kids

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in Long Island City. Just happened to find this location when going out to eat at a nearby restaurant. What a beautiful location right next to the East River. One of the best backdrops of the NY Skyline. Very clean, diverse patrons, everyone enjoying the area. They have summer events weekly. A must go for those that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing city views. Great place to relax. Many seating areas and there is a playground for kids. Very clean. Easily accessible by train or car. Many restaurants and stores nearby

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park is fortunately still a secret for those who are seeking tranquility and relaxation in NYC. Not as crowded as other parks with a lawn and some trees as well as enough options to sit down occasionally. Stunning views of Midtown Manhattan with the whole bunch of famous skyscrapers. Mostly recommended on a warm summer day or night.

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