Alley Pond Park
Little Neck Bay, L.I.E., Union Tpk, bet. Springfield Blvd, Douglaston Pkwy, Hanford St
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Alley Pond Park offers glimpses into New York’s geologic past, its colonial history, and its current conservation efforts. Because of its glacier-formed moraine, the park has numerous unique natural features, like its freshwater and saltwater wetlands, tidal flats, meadows, and forests, which create a diverse ecosystem and support abundant bird life.
The park is also home to New York City's first public high ropes adventure course (the largest in the Northeast), part of the Urban Park Rangers' larger Alley Pond Park Adventure program. A low–cost outdoor education and adventure program, Alley Pond Park Adventure teaches participants how to canoe, use a compass, fish, and enjoy a natural setting without leaving NYC.
To top it off, Alley Pond Park has all the amenities you'd expect from a neighborhood park--playgrounds, barbeque areas, and courts and fields galore!
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Grab a rope and swing... grab a rock and climb... just get yourself to the course and start moving!
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Nature Centers
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
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- Parks: A New Lens
- Alley Pond Park Adventure Course Opens For The 2013 Season
- Free Adventure Course Programs For Parks Groups
- Alley Pond Environmental Center Reconstruction
- Alley Pond Park Paths and Drainage Reconstruction
- Citywide Steel Guiderails,Timber Rails, Bollards and Fencing Installation (CNYG-1009MA1)
- Queens General Site Work (QG-713MA)
- Alley Pond Park
- Alley Pond Park - Invasive Phragmites
- Alley Pond Park - Osprey In New York City
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