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Gantry Plaza State Park

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Address: 409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
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Great park to relax in

There is something for everyone here, playgrounds, water sprinklers for those unbearably hot days, basketball courts, a soccer field, a volleyball court a dog park and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Long Island City, New York

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Long Island City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something for everyone here, playgrounds, water sprinklers for those unbearably hot days, basketball courts, a soccer field, a volleyball court a dog park and plenty of places to grab food or just sit back with a drink. The ferry is located in the park so it is a very easy trip to and from. Cant go wrong spending... More 

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NYC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of Manhattan East Side is magnificent, and you can see up and doown the East River all the way from the Brooklyn Bridge to Harlem RIver bridge. It is peaceful, serene, nicelylandscaped, and easy to access via NY Waterway Ferry or 7 train. Great place to spend a sunny afternoon, plenty of fine dining and easy food nearby.... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Such a great view of Manhattan! You get to see a lot of building as well as enjoy the view looking back as well. The park is nicely set up to enjoy long walks here or if you want to sit and take in the views. They have a kids park so they can play as well!

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Long Island City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Clean and friendly environment. People friendly. You can take the ferry to South Street seaport. Activities for adults and children. Food available as well as many great restaurants within walking distance.

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Brilliant to make picture by day or night of the skyline of Manhattan. Nice place to enjoy of the sun also...

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Best view of Manhattan skyline! Very clean and beautiful !perfect place for a walk or exercise .plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the view .you can sunbath as well.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a beautiful place in LIC on the East river to be outdoor and enjoy the breathtaking view of NYC. I have watched many sunsets on the backdrops of Manhattan skyline. Plenty of park benches to sit and relax or simply stroll down the walkways, lots of kid activities. One of my favorite places for photography. It's only few... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Such a variety of people, beautiful views, lots of kids playing in the playgrounds. Felt like I was a part of Queens, while I learned a little history and enjoyed the Manhattan skyline views.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was here on a somewhat cold February morning, so there were not many visitors besides the occasional runner or parents pushing strollers, so I can't say what it would be like in the summer, but I imagine it would be even better. The views of the skyline are spectacular, and of the bridge as well. When I was atop... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The park has something for everyone! Playgrounds, chess tables, lounging chairs, benches... and the BEST VIEWS OF NYC! I love walking the paths, kids go sledding there when it snows, just a good place if you want peace and views that go for miles

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