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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

Graniteville Swamp Park

Goethals Rd. N., Meeker Ave., Morrow St.

Staten Island

Directions via Google Maps

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

This park and the surrounding neighborhood, previously known as Bennett’s Corners and Fayetteville, were named for granite – a course-grained, light-colored rock. A quarry, believed to contain this rock, existed in the Graniteville area from 1841 to 1896. Stone from the quarry was used in the construction of the old Christ United (Episcopal) Methodist Church, now the Korean Methodist Church. Unbeknownst to residents until recently, the Graniteville quarry did not yield granite, but a crystallized stone called trap rock.

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Park Information

Directions to Graniteville Swamp Park

Graniteville Swamp Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    29°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    27°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    31°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

7-day forecast

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