Alley Pond Park
December 18, 2014
New York City: too fast, too crowded, too much. Although I grew up just 30 minutes outside of...
May 1, 2013
Today, the Alley Pond Park Adventure course will reopen for its seventh season. It is the first...
March 29, 2012
On April 28, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course will open for its sixth season. Each year,...
July 11, 2011
The improvement of Oakland Lake Park includes five sites that were in need of a major restoration...
September 22, 2010
Today marks the official autumnal equinox. Check out the Parks' fall foliage guide inside.
July 1, 2010
With its many unique natural features, the park supports a diverse ecosystem and abundant bird...
June 29, 2010
When the glacial moraine that is now Alley Pond Park was first acquired 83 years ago by the city,...
October 24, 2009
The MillionTreesNYC Fall Planting Day coincides with the semiannual It’s My Park Day...
July 7, 2009
“I got shipped out here to this amazing place I didn’t even know existed, got a huge adrenaline...
July 1, 2009
The Alley Pond Adventure Course in Queens will be open for the 4th of July weekend starting on...
Directions to Alley Pond Park
Alley Pond Park Weather
- Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids
- Birding: Spring Migrants
- Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays
- Hike to the Alley Pond Giant (Vigorous)
- Pets and Pals/Walk-4-Paws Party
- 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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Alley Pond Park