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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Highlights

Unisphere

The Unisphere, located at the center of the radial pathways in the northern half of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, was commissioned for the New York World's Fair… Read More

West Meadow Playground

This playground draws its name from nearby Meadow Lake, the largest lake in New York City. Directly across from this site is Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the second… Read More

Willow Lake Park - Invasive Phragmites

As one of the 20 most invasive plants in New York State, phragmites ( Phragmites australis ), also known as the common reed or “phrag,” have become a… Read More

Willow Lake Trail

While both Willow and Meadow Lakes were created with water flow from the Flushing River for the 1939-40 World’s Fair, their intended purposes were vastly different.… Read More

World's Fair Marina

Although the World's Fair Marina was named in 1964, the site has hosted international visitors since English settlers first arrived here in the 17th century. Today, the… Read More

World's Fair Playground

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was home to the 1939-40 and 1964-65 New York World’s Fairs. The Fairs were instrumental in the development of Flushing Meadows-Corona… Read More

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


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: Fall 2017

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to major ongoing construction, the northeast section of Meadow Lake is closed. This project will reduce flooding in this area. There will be access to the boathouse and Meadow Lake from the Van Wyck Expressway South Exit 11 and from Jewel Avenue. For more information about this project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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