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Address: Poillon Avenue, (between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard), Staten Island, NY 10312
Phone Number: +1 718-967-3542
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pretty and quiet

If you like to walk and enjoy Nature this park has it all.They have guides and ranger that will explain all the wild life in the park as they walk with you showing you all the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 August 2015
VERA D
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Staten Island, New York
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Staten Island, New York
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69 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very small and quiet place to go if you just need to clear your mind. There are walking trails and bird watching if thats something you like. A small pond with a viewing bridge as well. It's equally pretty during any season. The foiliage in the fall if beautiful and the snow in the winter is also amazing to see.... More 

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Thank Thomas V
Staten Island, New York
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great hidden gem! Had the park pretty much to myself. The trails are very well maintained (but be care to stay on them, there's poison ivy everywhere else). The trail down to the pond isn't very long, but a tad hilly at the end of the circle. If you've got young kids, you can make it to the pond &... More 

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Thank Anne R
Staten Island, New York
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

If you like to walk and enjoy Nature this park has it all.They have guides and ranger that will explain all the wild life in the park as they walk with you showing you all the trails and paths,Great for school and camp trips

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Thank VERA D
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Living in the city theres not many place to go on a hike/trail... so I took my daughter to this park .. the trail was easy to follow for mother and child! met some very kind and fun people along the way.. felt very safe! the park it seems is named after a bird that calls this habitat its home... More 

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Thank Christine K
Staten Island, New York
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250 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We had our children's Pre-K graduation class party at the pavilion here. My wife needed to secure a permit with the city about 30 days in advance and the class mother arranged the food. It was perfect for all the children to play outside in a contained area. A city park ranger brought outside various animals for the children to... More 

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Thank armypilot44
Staten Island, New York
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441 reviews
128 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Attended a Protectors of Pine Oak Woods meeting here celebrating their 40th Anniversary. They seem to be quite involved with this State Park. I am looking forward to returning during the fair weather to hike the trails.

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Thank bbbob84
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

Easily navigated trails, can't get lost if you tried but balanced with wonderful chances to see Staten Island's rich wildlife and plant! Numerous trails allows for walks from 10 minutes long to all afternoon. Programs and nature guides available on the weekends are simply the best on Staten Island.

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1 Thank SILover
Plainfield, New Jersey
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84 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2012

Thought it would be nice to setup and fish in the river to catch some heron for bait for other fish. Atmosphere was serence and forest was clean.

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2 Thank Melissa M
Staten Island, New York
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

My dad and I go to take pictures there all the time. It is absolutely beautiful!

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3 Thank Rkrystine19
Staten Island, New York
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179 reviews
122 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

Blue Heron is a nice park and Education Center. There are lots of programs for the community that are either free or low cost and the trails are well maintained. The trails are suitable for all fitness and age levels. There are even puppet shows and a mini summer camp held there. The education center houses a few animals and... More 

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