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Rockefeller Park

North end of Battery Park City, West of River Terrace, New York City, NY 10280
+1 212-267-9700
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Cool hidden treasure

Very cool awesome place to take the kids and splash in water. Slide is awesome as well just wait... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ewa K
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Relax in the City

As tourists, the crowds in NYC were overwhelming for my family. This was a great place to stop and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah_SQ6334SQ
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Port Orchard, Washington
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Battery Park City offers several playgrounds, with bucket swings, a huge climbing structure, and a kid-powered bike carousel. Borrow balls, Hula Hoops or board games and hang out on the soft, clean grass.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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North end of Battery Park City, West of River Terrace, New York City, NY 10280
Financial District
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"statue of liberty"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very cool awesome place to take the kids and splash in water. Slide is awesome as well just wait for the sun to go down cause other than that the slide is HOT metal. What is awesome too that there is a bathroom near so...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As tourists, the crowds in NYC were overwhelming for my family. This was a great place to stop and let the kids burn off some energy while my husband and I sat on one of the many benches and relaxed. It is right on the...More

Thank Sarah_SQ6334SQ
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Serene corner of Battery Park, you can relax and enjoy the cool and calm ambiance of the place. You can also see the Statue of Liberty from here.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a cool quiet spot at the north end of battery park city. There are green fields to picnic on and million dollar harbor views everywhere.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice park at the Northern end of Battery Park. It is very clean and well maintained. You can see the Statue of Liberty from here. Nice place to walk and spend some relaxing time here.

Thank Phi S
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The walk inside the park which stretches along the river is really peaceful, relaxing, and offers beautiful views of New Jersey and the Statue of Liberty.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Located on the northern tip of The Battery Park Esplanade this is a great location to take in a cool breeze or nap on the well kept greens. The real beauty though is to continue south along this tree lined river walk, passing North Cove...More

Thank bobpenzes
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We walked down to this area because we specifically heard about the giant slide at Teardrop park. It wasn't clear ahead of time that Teardrop park pretty much only has a giant slide, but it was still worth it! We had a lot of fun...More

Thank Amaya H
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

NYC has some of the best parks around and this one doesn't disappoint. Take a walk along the water and just enjoy the view. Or take the kids along. The playground here is fenced in and tremendous. My kids love the kid powered merry go...More

Thank Didojen
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

The perfect place to take a walk along the river whilst enjoying the beautifully landscaped gardens.

Thank sonja2183
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District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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