Crescent Beach Park


Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Crescent Beach

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Raritan Bay and Great Kills Harbor onto Crescent Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to lay their eggs, with… Read More

Monarch Butterflies in New York City - Crescent Beach

The monarch butterfly ( Danaus plexippus ) may seem to be one of the most delicate creatures alive. But despite its frail appearance, every year the monarch makes a long… Read More

Shellfish in New York City - Crescent Beach

Crescent Beach is located on Staten Island, in the neighborhood of Great Kills. At one time, the waters of this area were filled with boats attempting to harvest… Read More

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