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Wolfe's Pond Park

Highlights

Freshwater Wetlands in New York City - Wolfe’s Pond Park

New York City once contained 224,000 acres of freshwater wetland. This valuable ecosystem can slow erosion, prevent flooding by retaining storm waters, filter and… Read More

Glaciers in New York City - Wolfe's Pond Park

The landscape of Wolfe’s Pond Park on Raritan Bay is rich in history, both natural and human. The land beneath the park was carved during the last ice age, the… Read More

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Wolfe's Pond Park

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Raritan Bay onto beaches at Wolfe’s Pond Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beaches to lay their eggs, with… Read More

North Forest and Acme Pond

The section of Wolfe’s Pond Park north of Hylan Boulevard is home to Acme Pond. Surrounding this freshwater pond is some of the most impressive woodland in New… Read More

The Battle of the Bulge Monument

"This is undoubtedly the greatest battle of the War and will, I believe, be regarded as an ever famous American Victory." -Sir Winston Churchill, addressing… Read More

The Beach at Wolfe’s Pond Park

This beach was formed nearly 20,000 years ago during the final stages of the last ice age. As the Wisconsin ice sheet advanced southward, it pushed vast amounts of clay,… Read More

Wolfe’s Pond Park

The landscape of Wolfe’s Pond Park on Raritan Bay is rich in history, both natural and manmade. The beach was formed nearly 20,000 years ago during the last part… Read More

Wolfe's Pond

Wolfe’s Pond is unusual because it is a freshwater pond that is only yards from the saltwater of the ocean. It was probably once an inlet of the sea, which… Read More

Wolfe's Pond Park Ravine

The stream that connects Wolfe’s Pond to Acme Pond carved this ravine into the sandy soil. The trees that grow here are the oldest in the park and were spared from… Read More

Directions to Wolfe's Pond Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Roller HockeyWolfe's Pond Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond hockey rink is closed until further notice.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2013

Barbecuing AreasWolfe's Pond Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond barbecuing area is closed until further notice.

  • Battle of the Bulge Monument

Wolfe's Pond Park Weather

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    42°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Cloudy
    51°F
  • Mon
    Slight Chc Rain
    52°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
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