Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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The Asian Longhorned Beetle - Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The Asian longhorned beetle ( Anoplophora glabripennis ) was found in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1996. Scientists believe it came to the United States by way of wood crating… Read More

Triassic Playground

Triassic Playground, like Jurassic Playground across Meadow Lake, was created to commemorate the Sinclair Oil “Dinoland” exhibit at the 1964-65 World’s… Read More

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 of… 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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Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

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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