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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

Kissena Park

Fresh Meadows La., Kissena Blvd., bet. Oak Ave., Underhill., and Booth Memorial Ave.


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Kissena Park is an ideal location to both relax and participate in fun outdoor activities.  The beautiful Kissena Lake, flanked by weeping willows and shady trees, creates an idyllic setting to enjoy a sunny day.  Stroll through the park to take in all of the lush flora and fauna and be sure not to miss the historic tree grove.  The dozens of species of trees in the grove are some of the most exotic in the world.  In fact, the grove got its start as part of a 19th century horticultural nursery for the New York region.

After taking in the beauty of Kissena Park, get active at one of the park’s many recreational facilities.  Try and beat your best time on the bike at the Kissena Park Velodrome.  Or play a round of golf at the Kissena public course.  And of course there are lots of playgrounds, baseball diamonds, and tennis and handball courts for all to use.  So whether or not you are looking for some action or you’d prefer some rest and relaxation, Kissena Park is the perfect venue. 

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Directions to Kissena Park


District Maintenance & Operations Office: (718) 359-1297

Kissena Park Weather

  • Tue
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries

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