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Parks and nature in Long Island City, Queens

Top parks

State / Provincial Park
“Gantry Plaza State Park is a 12-acre state park on the East River in the Hunters Point section of Long Island City, in the New York City borough of Queens. The park is located in a former dockyard and manufacturing district, and includes remnants of facilities from the area's past”
  • 140 locals recommend
“Great viewpoint of the skyline right here in Greenpoint. Nice place for a picnic. ”
  • 139 locals recommend
“Used the TRAM with your metrocard and enjoy a fun moment from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island, walk to the south and take one of the best shoots in the city at 4 Freedoms Park State a beautiful memorial designed by the famous architect Louis Kahn”
  • 29 locals recommend
“This Park is local, and unique place for locals. You can see all the Manhattan view at here especially at night and lots of people are coming here for a date and watch the view. There is dog park, East River Ferry, a lot of restaurants, and etc.”
  • 23 locals recommend
“Big crowd comes here to watch The Walking Dead every Sunday. Ping pong table, too”
  • 21 locals recommend
“Great views of East River, Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island skyline. Day and night views are both stunning. it's a small family-friendly park that is closest to me. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Quarter-mile creekside path features foliage & sitting areas amid views of a water treatment plant.”
  • 7 locals recommend


  • 1 local recommends
“The best kids' playground in the neighborhood, easy kids-wall climbing, water fountains, very colorful benches, lot of fun activity for kids. ”
  • 1 local recommends