Hunter's Point South Park
Center Blvd. bet. 50 Ave. and 2 St.
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This waterfront park was until recently an abandoned post-industrial area in Long Island City. Transformed into a space that offers fun and relaxation for everyone in the area, the new park includes a central green, playgrounds, adult fitness equipment a dog run, a bikeway, a waterside promenade, picnic terraces a basketball court, a 30-foot-tall cantilevered platform for viewing the skyline and waterfront, and a 13,000 square foot pavilion that contains comfort stations, concessions, and an elevated cafe plaza.
Take a run along the East River waterfront in this newly constructed 10-acre park, featuring breath-taking views of the Midtown East skyline.