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Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach

Father Capodanno Boulevard, Ft. Wadsworth To Miller Field, Staten Island, NY
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great place to unwind

After super storm Sandy, we couldn't wait to get our beloved boardwalk back. It's available day and... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Cat326
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staten island, ny
Good place to walk

The boardwalk is a great place to get a good walk in and enjoy the views of the coastline. The city... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
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Father Capodanno Boulevard, Ft. Wadsworth To Miller Field, Staten Island, NY
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

After super storm Sandy, we couldn't wait to get our beloved boardwalk back. It's available day and night for walkers, joggers, bikers. The fresh air right off the water is great at the end of a long day.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The boardwalk is a great place to get a good walk in and enjoy the views of the coastline. The city has done a good job repairing and maintaining it for walkers and joggers to enjoy.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The boardwalk runs along South Beach with great views of NJ Highlands and Coney Island. Farther east is Fort Wadsworth; now part of the National Parks system and less trafficked. Great all year round for quiet walks. A real treasure.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This boardwalk is a serene place to walk or just sit on a bench & watch the boats pass by. The beach season is officially over for this year so there are no lifeguards on duty nor is the concession stand open. Bring your own...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed on Staten Island during our visit to NYC and enjoyed a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk and beach. Would have loved to see a couple of cafes on the boardwalk itself offering coffee etc but we found a side street nearby with great...More

Thank Noelene B
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Ample parking available. Walkway very broad. Very scenic place. Very relaxing too. Good place for fishing too.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This has to be one of the nicest open ocean beaches within easy access of Manhattan. It is machine groomed and patrolled, so it is clean and safe. Yet there is enough beachcombing to do that any mid-western kid can learn about clams and whelks...More

2  Thank suremarket
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

There is not much on the boardwalk itself but there is a lovely view of not only the ocean, but of New jersey, Brooklyn and Manhattan not to mention the Verrazano Bridge. Only one small food area and a large restaurant. Bikes to rent and...More

1  Thank vlcnyc21
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a good place to get away from the big masses of people. You can relax on the beach, rent a bike or grab some food.

1  Thank mgysgtusmc1
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

After the damage of Hurricane Sandy, everything has been rebuilt. The (real boards) boardwalk is more than one mile long, and perfect for walking while watching the entrance to New York Harbor. Several new waterside restaurants are here, so you have a nice choice of...More

1  Thank MikRiano
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Taina132
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Response from P J G | Reviewed this property |
Best to ask NYC Parks Dept., for NYC parks, and Red Park Rangers for federal areas, because on wach if BBQing is unauthorized in any particular area, they come out with their ticket books ready, and those tickets are not for... More
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Response from zzstats | Reviewed this property |
There are several parking areas. There is no fee to park
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