Lemon Creek Park


Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Lemon Creek Park

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Raritan Bay onto the beaches in Lemon Creek Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beaches to lay their eggs, with… Read More

Monarch Butterflies in New York City - Lemon Creek Park

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

Salt Marshes in New York City Parks - Lemon Creek Park

Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants that would otherwise contaminate our bays and… Read More

Seguine House

A stately Greek Revival structure, the Seguine House faces Prince’s Bay on the southern shore of Staten Island. Built in 1838 by Joseph H. Seguine (1801-1856), the… Read More

Shellfish in New York City - Lemon Creek Park

Lemon Creek Park is named for the creek that empties in Prince’s Bay. At one time, the waters of this area were filled with boats attempting to harvest shellfish.… Read More

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