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Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve

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This part of Staten Island has been well preserved. Many years ago when I took a pottery class you... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Peter F
Staten Island, New York
Great place for everyone

A very interesting place for a walk no pets allowed on Staten Island you can go hours and it’s next... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Montreal, Canada
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Aug 26, 2018
“Nature Preserve”
Aug 16, 2018
“Great place for everyone ”
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This part of Staten Island has been well preserved. Many years ago when I took a pottery class you used to be able to come and dig up natural clay. Now it is more of a preserve to observe.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place for a walk no pets allowed on Staten Island you can go hours and it’s next to all the industrial area. Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve is a 265-acre nature preserve near the southwest shore of Staten Island. It contains...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

My first graders took a class trip to Clay Pit Ponds Preserve. It was the most amazing trip because of our guide, Emily. Our trip started in a classroom where the students were able to investigate how we use our senses with hands on centers...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to Clay Pit Ponds. We went for a maple syruping demonstration. A small group met at the CPPSPP Interpretation Center. Director Emily and SCA intern Ray first explained the process and history of gathering the tree sap. Then they led us out...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank margaretr97
Reviewed January 27, 2018

I often hike CPSPP and love it - sort of off the beaten path with numerous hiking options, Only downside is no dogs allowed

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PFMParatus
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Walking through the trails you’ll find many hidden patches within. One cool feature is the glacier cuts that still are visible. Walking within you are transported back in time and forget that you’re on the island.

Date of experience: October 2017
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