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Blood Root Valley

Rockland Ave., Manor Ave., Brielle Ave., Forest Hill Rd.

Staten Island

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It’s called the Greenbelt, but it’s (happily) outgrown its belt shape.  2,800 acres of green space stretched out and through the heart of Staten Island compose the vast area known as the Greenbelt.  That’s 2,800 acres of hiking, fishing, birding, golf, archery, biking, baseball, and endless other options for amusing oneself.  

The Greenbelt rivals a college campus with its plethora of educational structures and settings.  To name a few, High Rock Environmental Center, Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Greenbelt  Recreation Center, and William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge enthrall and teach visitors on a constant basis.

Step into a woodland, meadow, or field and slowly begin tightening your grip on the Greenbelt.

Events

Greenbelt Tree Tots

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.  Through hands-on activities, observations, finger...

POLL

What portion of the Greenbelt do you estimate you've explored?

Park Information

Directions to Blood Root Valley

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersGreenbelt Recreation Center

On Friday, July 3, this Recreation Center is open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, July 4, this Recreation Center is closed. We hope you enjoy the holiday!
Anticipated Completion: 07/04/2015

    VIRTUAL TOUR

    Are you so overwhelmed by the size of the Greenbelt that you don't know where to start? One of the ten highlighted spots in our virtual tour is guaranteed to inspire you!

    Are you so overwhelmed by the size of the Greenbelt that you don't know where to start? One of the ten highlighted spots in our virtual tour is guaranteed to inspire you!

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