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Gantry Plaza State Park

409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
+1 718-786-6385
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Awesome place

This is a real oasis. Great overview over Manhattan and a good place to come with either friends or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Where happiness resides in long island city, queens NY

Can be difficult to keep up with small children,alot of activities going on at the same time and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Queens, New York
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409 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5509
+1 718-786-6385

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real oasis. Great overview over Manhattan and a good place to come with either friends or family to relax. There is a really good playground as well.

Thank S_Rost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can be difficult to keep up with small children,alot of activities going on at the same time and not really spaced out all near one another,can be a little hectic..alright to stroll with a partner sit,talk enjoy ice cream.dogs have their own park area fenced...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is very well laid out. Very accessible during a weekday burnt extremely crowded at night and on weekends. Great views of Manhattan and boats on the east river.

Thank Norman W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Gantry Plaza State Park during our trip to NY. Views of Manhattan skyline were superb.We walked along the waterfront both day & evening.It felt v safe.Lots of families,couples and single people enjoying the view both day & late evening.Play area for children,some...More

Thank MexicanWave71
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A former scuzzy industrial area has been transformed into a wonderful riverside place. The Gantry refers to the loading cranes used to offload barges in the olden days. These are restored along with about 1/2 mile of riverfront. The park is directly opposite midtown with...More

1  Thank w1sj
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Just a few blocks from the 7 train, Vernon-Jackson stop is this hidden gem with magnificent views of Manhattan. This park is ideal for kids and adults, with bike lanes and open space for jogging, walking or just hanging out. I love coming here just...More

1  Thank Jean C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This park is a wonderful park on any normal day offering some of the best views of the iconic New York City skyline. I've been to this park many times and had great experiences but this review is particularly for July 4th. The annual July...More

2  Thank Jemlnlx
Reviewed 25 June 2017

What a wonderful Oasis with killer views of the east side of Manhattan! Next time we're going to take the water taxi to Wall Street and back just because!

1  Thank fixitswife
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park! Its within walking distance of many hotels and offers breathtaking views of New York especially at night. I was told by many locals to be sure and visit at night and I was not disappointed! Great photo opportunities if you...More

Thank marykaymcc
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This park is very new and hence very clean and well maintained. The view of the city are just amazing. Lots of people come here for their wedding or engagement photos. This park also has a lot of small kids play areas and a big...More

Thank nihalneha r
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29 June 2017|
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Response from Guzel16 | Reviewed this property |
There are on the street parking for hourly ,or there is a parking lot on 46ave and center blvd .its not too expensive .
1 October 2016|
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Response from greenmtntrail | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know... It doesn't have gates or anything, but it may be posted to close at nite. People jog there though so, I would assume it opens very early.
Dolores T
7 June 2016|
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Response from Antoinette S | Reviewed this property |
Take the #7 subway right at the Bus station. Stay on three stops heading to Queens. Exit at Vernon-Jackson Station which is 50th St. Walk two blocks to the river. You will see the Empire State Building in front of you. Less... More