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“new york”(26 reviews)
“ny harbor”(10 reviews)
This fort played an important role in U.S. history starting during the Revolutionary War.
Beneath Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, NY 10305-5019
+1 718-354-4500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a spectacular view and lovely place. Wish more events were held at Fort Wadsworth. Visit this week, Shakespear in the park not to be missed.

Thank fds625
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting New York City for a few days we took the time to see this historic place. Great place! History lovers need to take the time to come here and see this!

Thank timothyeruiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once an Army fort, going way back, it is now part army reserve and Coast Guard, the reminder belongs to the national park service. A nice place to walk, which has great views. No services there so be prepared, but worth the visit and the...More

Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed 6 August 2018

i grew up just outside the gate of ft. wadsworth,,back then it actually was a us army fort..there is so much history and the views are fantastic. the top sea wall as we called it is right under the verrazano-narrows bridge and the view out...More

Thank ray c
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place Not enough information about where things are We drove around looking for the nice beach but could not find a parking area I guess you park and then follow a trail We’ll try again

Thank buffy003p
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Once an active military base, now open to the public. Located partially under the Verrazano Bridge, you get an excellent view of New York Harbor, Verrazano Bridge, New York and Brooklyn skylines, and the Statue of Liberty in the distance. Can also take in how...More

Thank kltbaker1
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Cute, small park right off a main road. Only a few people were there on a beautiful sunny Saturday. We got some great pictures before heading into the city. Lots of free parking!

Thank 724kate
Reviewed 29 July 2018

My family and I stopped at Fort Wadsworth on our way to a Yankees Game. The view is beautiful and we happen to be there when a tour was going on. The park service was outstanding and very knowledgeable about the park. They conducted a...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous views and nice walking path around Fort Wadsworth. Plus, there are small goats on the cliffs. They are so precious. Lovely day exploring and walking to the beach.

Thank Marielle58
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Place offers fantastic views of Brooklyn, the harbor, the bridge, the original fort, the Hudson and liberty. Really nice spot. Great free tour and just some wonderful hidden history. A must stop if in the area. Unique photos of the Verrazano alone is worth coming...More

Thank Michael A
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Rayne C
26 April 2018|
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Response from dont-tell-the-kids | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about where you would have a reception. There is a church where you could have a wedding, or you can do like my son did and just get married at the overlook with NYC and the Verrazano bridge in the background.
Jac K
31 January 2016|
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Response from giveasmilenyc |
From the Staten Island Ferry, in St. George, take the S51 to Fort Wadsworth. Only takes 10-15 minutes by bus. Return via same bus. Fort Wadsworth also connects to South Beach/FDR boardwalk through foot path or via same bus... More
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Response from Spvirgo | Reviewed this property |
check out the top 10 things to do instaten island , most of them are free and if you have kids are very entertaining.