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Magnificent training grounds for New York's Best and Bravest!!

Amazing, scenic, historic, and utterly nostalgic is the only way to best describe the picturesque... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prometheus W
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It’s like you stepped back in time

Great place for couples and families, friends...basically anyone looking for an outdoor adventure... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Linda N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, scenic, historic, and utterly nostalgic is the only way to best describe the picturesque views of the Bay you'll see from just about any spot on the grounds. Former Military base now turned into New York City's Fire Departments EMS Training Academy, Fort Totten...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Great place for couples and families, friends...basically anyone looking for an outdoor adventure​. This place is absolutely beautiful. I saw bike riders, skateboarders, families with strollers, joggers, casual walkers. Fort Totten is welcoming to all ages. Free parking, decently maintained. Restrooms on site, a pool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda N
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Long very former military installation on bayside bay. A little curious looking place that still has the old time airs and is well kept . Great views of the bay and just a good spot to walk around. The old buildings are lovely to see.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Allansha
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

It is so nice and really a must see of queens. When first entering the fort you walk through a tunnel that kind of makes you feel like a soldier heading out to your station lol. The fort is built right on the edge of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Crimike07
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for spectacular views of the bay, throg’s neck bridge etc, this is the place to go. The view at sunset has camera buffs all clicking away. There are walking paths, bathrooms, parking and a food truck. AND if you continue on into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BlueRick
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We go to Fort Rotten several times a week to bike ride. It's so peaceful and the water views are beautiful. Besides bike riding, people walk, run, roller blade, fish, kids play sports. There's a nice playground too. The only negative thing is that so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy walking around the grounds. FDNY train here. Historical society is here. Kids play soccer here. There is also a pool available in the summer. You can walk the fort which is fun.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Margery O
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Every so often my brother and I take the bus from the Auburndale/Bayside area to Ft. Totten to stroll around this historic and interesting place. From there we are right near Little Neck Bay and follow the path along the Bay headed back towards the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JoyChristena
Reviewed 2 October 2017

the sun was shining my wife and i were both off and fancied a stroll went to fort totten and what a hidden paradise, great buildings with historic values manicured lawns great paths spent an entire afternoon just walking around

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antonio F T
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Long very former military installation on bayside bay. A little curly looking place that still has the old time airs and is well kept

Date of experience: December 2016
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Rayshelle R
18 July 2018|
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Response from BlueRick | Reviewed this property |
No you can’t put out a table and chairs and there is no pool near this park
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Iman L
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17 August 2017|
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Response from AsISeeThem | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen anyone BBQing in Fort Totten & I've never seen any BBQs located around the park while in there but I did find this phone number so that you can call and ask. Northeast Queens Administrators Office : (718... More
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