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Gantry Plaza State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
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Reviewed today

Fantastic views of Manhattan across the East River, throw in a little history from the signs placed strategically around the park to learn about the Pepsi Sign or the actual Long Island Rail Road Gantries the Rail Road that built Long Island City it is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BrightonLine
Reviewed yesterday

I love the view of this park you can see Manhattan great place to bring the kids to play in the parks. good food in the area

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 521lenoram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vast number of walking area, benches and adirondack chairs, concert area; boats going by, bike riding, sunflower garden, other gardens, high rises behind but space between building and the water is significant. Lots of wooden paths along the water. Just a nice place to sit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PammyBret7
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Gantry Plaza State Park is located in Long Island City in Queens and is a great park with a lot of family-friendly activities with a dog park, sand volleyball, dining, open spaces, and with some of the best views of the Manhattan skyline, especially at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank untdrum99
Reviewed August 1, 2019

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bookmyvacation o
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Fun place. With some of the best views of mid town. Long island city is fast becoming a fun place to play and stay. Plenty of hotels to stay at. Just about every kind of restaurants. Quick train ride to and from Manhattan. The #...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Quest229381
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Landscape beauty of Manhattan viewed from Gantry Plaza state park. A good place for panoramic kind of photos.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ARUN T
Reviewed June 5, 2019

This is large state park in Long Island City, Queens; on the bank of the East River. The views are great and can see the United Nations directly across the river. Easy access from Manhattan via ferry. Interesting neighborhood with lots to do. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank grump51
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Very nice and calm area to see the ferries pass bye and to see the sunset behind the buildings. Lots of people taking wedding photos in the summertime. And they have a nice area for the kids to have fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Avi J
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I visited this park today. Its a beautiful piece of shoreline with a boardwalk, grassy areas and incredible views of the iconic city skyline. There are great places to sit and enjoy, like lounge chairs and benches facing the East River. The...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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June 28, 2017|
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Response from Guzel16 | Reviewed this property |
There are on the street parking for hourly ,or there is a parking lot on 46ave and center blvd .its not too expensive .
September 30, 2016|
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Response from greenmtntrail | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know... It doesn't have gates or anything, but it may be posted to close at nite. People jog there though so, I would assume it opens very early.