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Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

hunters point park

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2021

Hunter’s Point Park South
Hunters Point South Park Queens
Long Island City, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.

Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four piers or through the park’s manicured gardens and unique mist fountain and check out restored gantries, industrial monuments once used to load and unload rail car floats and barges.

Head south to the well equipped Hunter’s Point Playground and explore the city’s new park with large fields, benches, trees, the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign and a 30-foot-tall cantilevered platform for viewing the skyline and waterfront. Pizza, burgers, coffee, ice cream and more available at outdoor LIC Landing Cafe.

Travel to and from Manhattan and Brooklyn on the East River Ferry.

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