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Crescent Beach Park

Tennyson Dr. bet.ween Hales Ave. and Wiman Ave.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This park and the surrounding community are named for the sandbar that separates them from Great Kills Harbor. At low tide, this crescent-shaped sandbar emerges from the foot of Wiman Avenue toward Crooke’s Point in Gateway National Recreation Area. Much of this area was once marshland, used as a landfill in the 1930s and 1940s. Over time, erosion separated Crooke’s Point from the rest of Staten Island, and it became known as Crooke’s Island. It was reattached when Gateway was built. Today, Crescent Beach is comprised of several waterfront, wooded, and wetland sites on Tennyson Drive between Hales and Wiman Avenues.

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Directions to Crescent Beach Park

    Crescent Beach Park Weather

    • Mon
      Snow
      26°F
    • Tue
      Heavy Snow
      29°F
    • Wed
      Mostly Sunny
      29°F
    • Thu
      Chance Light Snow
      31°F

    7-day forecast

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