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Great views of the Narrows

When you go down to Fort Wadsworth, you will have an awesome view of the Narrows. The bridge looks... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2017
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
Welcome to America

Welcome to America. Impressive views after coming in from cruising the Atlantic Ocean. I’m sure... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Cavydad
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Camarillo, California
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

When you go down to Fort Wadsworth, you will have an awesome view of the Narrows. The bridge looks great also but whether you look out to sea or across the bay to Manhattan, it is terrific.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Welcome to America. Impressive views after coming in from cruising the Atlantic Ocean. I’m sure viewing ships from the Narrows would be impressive. We had the mirror image.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

There are very nice views here... But I'm not sure why this is a separate attraction from the boardwalk where you can see the same views and walk the pier

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TREK39
Reviewed August 20, 2017

You cant help but smile when passing under the bridge leaving NY harbor on a cruise ship. Have been by 5 times its impressive. We also still love crossing the narrows on the bridge even after 20 years of living in Staten island now. Another...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Christine K
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Plenty to do along the narrows in Staten island, go to the Fort where you can take photos of the old fort, the narrows, brooklyn and the city. Watch the ships sale in and out of port. Grab a fishing pole and fish on the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jaime O
Reviewed March 23, 2016

A walk along any beach fronting on the Narrows is well worth it. The views are great in all directions. Try to view it at night when the bridge and the Battery section of Manhattan are lit up.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

The panoramic view of this beautiful place needs to be seen in person ! The photograph shown is from the even more historic Ft. Wadsworth, where a relaxing day can be highlighted with this same photo op. One of New York's best kept secrets as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank P J G
Reviewed October 6, 2015

I think that the best view of the Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island is from the decks of the Queen Mary 2. We sailed under the bridge during dinner on June 3 heading out toward the Atlantic Ocean. I snapped photos as best I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Linda C
Reviewed September 10, 2015

The best spot for photos and just an overall view is at Fort Wadsworth lookout which is to the left of the V-Z Bridge.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Laura T
Reviewed August 23, 2015

The Narrows between Staten Island and Brooklyn are spectacular in their own way. You can enjoy them from a great vantage point in Fort Wadsworth, another view is from the Boardwalk in South Beach or from the Alice Austen Museum at the base of Hylan...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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