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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

 Barbecuing Areas

Designated Barbecuing Areas

Barbecuing Rules

Please be cautious when barbecuing and keep a safe distance from patrons, children, and trees. Be courteous to others and please clean the area carefully before you leave. Events involving more than 20 people require a special events permit.

Our rules prohibit:

  • Littering and dumping of debris
  • Propane
  • Barbecuing in non-authorized areas
  • Barbecuing next to trees, tree roots, or buildings. Please keep ten feet or more away from any structures.
  • Any type of open, ground, or camp fire. Please barbecue at least three feet off the ground.
  • Barbecuing by anyone 18 years or younger

Cleaning Up

All coal and matches must be disposed of in designated red barrels. Please do not place anything flammable in a regular litter barrel. Use water to extinguish hot coals. Improperly dumped coals or matches can do major damage to our parks.

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Image of Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Zoo AreaFlushing Meadows Corona Park - Zoo Area111th Street and 55th Avenue
Image of Flushing Meadows Corona ParkFlushing Meadows Corona ParkOff Lake West and off Lake East

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 4 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Due to a mechanical issue, the Friday, August 10 evening public skate session has been cancelled. Please visit the World Ice Arena website for additional closure information.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2018

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Due to the U.S. Tennis Open , parking within Flushing Meadow Park will be limited beginning August 17 – September 9. If you require further assistance, please speak with a center manager.
Anticipated Completion: 09/09/2018

PlaygroundsLawrence Playground

Lawrence Playground is temporarily closed due to construction. To follow this project as it progresses, visit our Capital Projects Tracker.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2019

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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