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Empire Fulton Ferry State Park

26 New Dock St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6917
+1 718-858-4708
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26 New Dock St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6917
+1 718-858-4708
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We didn't come here to intentionally go to this park but it was a nice surprise after lunch. It is located just outside the West Elm store on the corner of Main St. and Plymouth St. Easy access and a great walk along the water....More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The green grass here begs to be laid on in the nice weather. The city sits in front of you, The Brooklyn Bridge over your left shoulder, a Carousel and the Manhattan Bridge off to the right. Grab a pizza, bring a blanket and have...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 18 October 2016

​One of the best places in Brooklyn to view Manhattan's famed skyline and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and the lesser known Manhattan Bridge. Easily accessible by subway. Visit in the morning or around sunset for the best photos.

Thank gboi77
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

New York has much better places and the only reason for visiting this place is walking or cycling the Brooklyn Bridge.

Thank Bradenton14
Reviewed 20 May 2016

During the week is the best time to go weekends are crazy here. Too bad Bubby's closed was nice to make a stop.

Reviewed 28 December 2015

Stroll along the river with the best views on Brooklyn bridge and Manhattan on the background. Must do when visiting NYC.

Thank RB133
Reviewed 19 December 2015

My first stop on the Brooklyn side of the river to enjoy this iconic landmark. Very sad at the obnoxious orange sculpture that ruins all of my pictures of the bridge. I guess that's why there is Photoshop!

Thank David F
Reviewed 13 December 2015

As part of your Brooklyn visit, you should definitely include this park - a short stroll from DUMBO and a great spot to sit relax and enjoy views of Manhattan.

Thank Riddoch88
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Strolling around Brooklyn on a glorious November Sunday we came across this Park and spent some time enjoying the Iconic Views so often seen in films and photographs. Apart from the two bridges and the views of the Manhattan skyline, there is the added bonus...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This a nice park for walking around and relaxing. It's a great park for views of Lower Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge, and World Trade One. On a clear day it's great for some terrific photos as well as a great place for night photos. They've...More

Thank Bradt255
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