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Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach

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Address: Father Capodanno Boulevard, Ft. Wadsworth To Miller Field, Staten Island, NY
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Fun day along the beach

The FDR boardwalk is a fun day to be near the beach with lots of options. You can ride your bike along the boardwalk and you can continue your ride along the beach-side path past... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The FDR boardwalk is a fun day to be near the beach with lots of options. You can ride your bike along the boardwalk and you can continue your ride along the beach-side path past Miller Field. You can also enjoy a nice walk or just grab a seat on a bench and enjoy a nice book.

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice walk and quite by the beach for local residents. Wood deck was renovated after hurricane sandy. Marina is good for fishing. Easy parking.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

in the past the south beach area was considered dirty and water filthy but have things changed. water is much cleaner with views of vz bridge and if lucky whales have been seen lately. the boardwalk has food stands so great time for kids and family alike.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a regular beach goer, a native of Vs. Beach, the Staten Island Boardwalk was quite a unique boardwalk experience. I loved the access to walk or ride bikes along the shoreline. There was a cute little snack shack for a quick drink, ice cream, or even French fries, pizza,etc. Also, a fine dining restaurant if you like to try.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are there almost every evening(weather permitting). Nice place to walk with family. Fresh air, breeze gets your mind of busy work day. There are times i take a bike ride from ebbits ave all the way to VZ bridge( work out). Feels very safe. I just wish beaches were better equipped.

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Harrisburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking, restrooms, and access to the beach were my three reasons for checking out this beach, but the kiddie playground, baseball and soccer fields, and concessions make the place an all-day-worthy event. Swimming beaches have lifeguards during summers from 10am-6pm, and there's plenty of shoreline to fish, sunbathe, and walk - all handicap accessible. I enjoyed 5 miles walking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful, chill, relaxing and HOT at summer. Its a great place for a sun tan and enjoy the warmth of the sun but I rate it average because the water looks dirty... It really doesn't look suitable to go inside. It looked like a dark yellow light brown color.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and wanted to love this beach. Not crowded, calm surf, pretty setting. And NOT clean. Seemed fine as we were sunning on our blanket behind lifeguard station. But once I walked to the water, I could see a line of garbage that had been washed in during the night. And more garbage floating in the water near... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk and watch the sunset. Fishing pier and people watching is also things to do. Beautiful.

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staten island new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a native Staten Islander I must say: FDR boardwalk is an absolute highlight of Staten Island!❤️💛💙

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