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Address: 1 Randalls Island Park, Wards Island, New York City, NY 10035
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A Hidden Gem Along the East River

Randall's Island park is a fairly large land mass sandwiched between East Harlem, Queens and the Bronx. It is technically two conjoined islands: Randall's and Ward's Islands, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Emily J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Randall's Island park is a fairly large land mass sandwiched between East Harlem, Queens and the Bronx. It is technically two conjoined islands: Randall's and Ward's Islands, and offers panoramic views of the Upper East Side and Liberty Park is Queens. You can access the parking by driving, or by walking a foot bridge at East 102nd Street (take the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

At all cost stay away. A filthy park with garbage and broken glass galore. With in adequate parking. Nothing redeeming about this park surrounded by sewage they call the East River. I am from NY and would rather drive to NJ for a park long the Hudson. Shame on the NYC parks department!

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Northern New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I may be biased, because I'm from an area in Northern NJ which is pretty rural and has a number of hiking areas and parks, but I will try to base my review on a city park. My husband and I went here to see Kurios by Cirque Du Soleil (which was wonderful, but reviewing the park here). We had... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been to many Cirque shows and this was among our favorites. This show has something for everyone and is good for all ages. Randall's Island is easy to get too and it did not take long to get out of the parking lot after the show. The only act I could have done without is the invisible circus.... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

It's always been a great location for Cirque du Soleil, not so sure however during NYC colder weather; In the past you could arrive via ferry (which is so much faster); only transportation was via a shuttle bus which had to compete with everyone who chose to drive; so much traffic took almost 45 minutes to get out of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been to Randall's twice already to see Cirque du Soleil. It is a great location; to NYC, The Bronx and Queens. There is plenty of room for the Cirque tents and parking. I am looking forward to going to Randall's Island again some day. It is very convenient.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Hard to get to from Manhattan and Queens, this is a beautiful oasis developed by Robert Moses. I was here in May as part of local walking tour and enjoyed the views and experience of just walking from one end to the other.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is my childhood stomping grounds and now has become my mermaid grotto place i love it here, its quiet peaceful and so beautiful, not to mention clean, i was most impressed with their outbox portable bathroom. so many attraction to see and enjoy

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Music festival wise its a great space. Made it to the island in a ferry - very well organized. The festival itself was set up perfectly - we laid by the grass near the main stage and the view is impressive. I think this would be a great park to spend the day or make a picnic too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

A great place to relax and enjoy outdoor activities. I went for a music fest, but I was also able to play around with batting cages and mini golf. It's a clean place, and conveniently close to the city.

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