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Empire Fulton Ferry State Park

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26 New Dock St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6917
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where you can capture some amazing Brooklyn Bridge pictures and NYC Manhattan skyscrapers. There are walking trails if you want to just stroll or sit next to East river and relax.

Thank Krishn_Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

A few parks in the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO area, this park is the best spot at night to get the full view of both lower and mid Manhattan, especially in the evening. This park is the best place to see the Manhattan Skylines in...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best spot to take breathtaking pictures in NYC. Also perfect, peaceful ambiance for taking a stroll in the middle of the city without feeling like you are.

Thank Luz C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

In this part of Brooklyn where you'll see the beautiful view of Manhattan. Morning jog is perfect here and sunset moments is just perfect as you'll see the skyscrapers with their lights on. A perfect Big Apple moments!

Thank loshens
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The park in itself is not spectacular but very nicely located with great view and great photo opportunity for the New York or Brooklyn visitor.

Thank Jonas A
Reviewed June 21, 2018

A wonderful place to sit in and take the views of Manhattan and of the Brooklyn bridge, I would think this would be a popular spot for a picnic during the summer with the grassy park , wooden promenade and carousel.

Thank Torkm68
Reviewed May 22, 2018

The Empire Fulton Ferry State Park, offers really nice views... you can walk around the area, preferable during the day.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Manhattan for me was the highlight, amazing hustle and bustle. So many ethnic groups of people, diverse in dress and in character. The shops are amazing. So much to see and do

Thank rrdevshona920
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The old port areas have been reclaimed and turned into a lovely and much-used recreation area with some of the best views in New York. Huge success.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The Empire–Fulton Ferry section of the park is 1.8 ha of waterfront parkland which is directly adjacent to Main Street This part of the park was formerly a state park, but was incorporated into Brooklyn Bridge Park in 2010 This part of the park offers...More

Thank Stephan G
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