Carousel For All Children
The Carousel For All Children in Willowbrook Park is a turn-of-the-century, Victorian-style merry-go-round that opened in 1999. The carousel boasts 51 carved wooden figures of mythical beasts, endangered species, and traditional carousel horses. It also showcases twenty hand-painted renderings of Staten Island landmarks, past and present. The Carousel is fully accessible.
The Carousel For All Children is maintained by the Greenbelt Conservancy in partnership with NYC Parks.
Cost: $2.50 for a single ride. 20 ride voucher is $45.
Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. through October 10, 2021. The carousel will be open on Labor Day (September 6) from 11:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Carousel ticket booth: (718) 477-0605
Greenbelt headquarters: (718) 667-2165
For more about the Carousel and other Greenbelt highlights, visit sigreenbelt.org
Photo by: Dorothy Reilly