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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Alice Austen Park

Highlights

Buono Beach

Matthew “Giggy” Buono (1942-1968) was the 39th Staten Islander to be killed in the Vietnam War. A graduate of New Dorp High School, Buono lived with his wife… Read More

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Buono Beach

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Narrows onto Buono Beach near Alice Austen Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to lay their eggs, with… Read More

Shellfish in New York City - Alice Austen House & Park

Alice Austen House and Park rests on Northern Staten Island overlooking New York Harbor. At one time, the waters of this area were filled with boats attempting to harvest… Read More

Directions to Alice Austen Park

  • Alice Austen Park

Alice Austen Park Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    30°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    32°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    31°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

7-day forecast

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