World's Fair Marina

Grand Central Parkway & Northern Blvd

Rules Prohibit:

  • Swimming, diving, or bathing
  • Rafts or other inflatables
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Littering
  • Smoking
  • Any discharge into water
  • Pets off leash or in the water
  • Open flame
  • Storing personal property
  • Motor vehicles without specific authorization

Location Details

Launch: Yes

Landing: Yes

Site Fee: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

Rental: Yes

Storage: No

Rest Area: No

Parking: Yes


World's Fair Marina

World's Fair Marina

World's Fair Marina

World's Fair Marina

Nearby Locations

By Car

Take Van Wyck North to Northern Boulevard/ Astoria Boulevard. Pass Department of Transportation facility and go into parking lot (site is difficult to access)


By Mass Transit

7 train to Willets Point. Walk around Citi Field following the signs toward World’s Fair Marina

E,F,V & R trains to 71st Avenue, take Q65 bus and walk north past Meadow Lake. Follow walking directions above.

By Bus: Q66 to Northern Boulevard. Get off by World’s Fair Marina

The NYC Water Trail is an ongoing project.  To provide information on a trail please send an email to

Kayak rentals are available at Meadow Lake off Ederle Terrace. Please visit Wheel Fun Rentals for more information.

Storage for kayaks/canoes/rowing shells is available at the World's Fair Marina. Please read the Parks Rules and Regulations or call (718) 478-0480 for more information.

Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions

Slippery when wet; can contain slippery algae growth; weather conditions must be taken into account.


Subject to high and low tides of Flushing Bay and weather at the time of boating.

Emergency Landing Points

Emergency landing can be done at Pier 1 or Pier 3. Pier 1 is 3/8 of a mile from the launch, while Pier 3 is about 1 mile away.

Nearest Hospitals

1. NY Hospital Medical Center: 5645 Main Street, 11355
2. NY Hospital of Queens: 13909 58th Avenue, 11355
3. Forest Hills Hospital: 10201 66th Road, 11375

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