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Marine Park

 Hiking Trails

NameLocationPark NameLength
Salt Marsh Nature TrailEnter behind the Salt Marsh Nature Center, located near the intersection of East 33rd Street and Avenue U.Marine Park0.8 miles
DifficultyOther DetailsAccessibleLimited Access

The first half of this mile-long trail follows the shore of Gerritsen Beach, which empties into Jamaica Bay. The trail’s second leg winds through a prairie of tall grass, where you can sometimes spot cottontail rabbits and ring-necked pheasants. Check out our Marine Park Trails page for a map and directions to scenic locations, and comfort stations and maps are also available inside the Salt Marsh Nature Center.

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Directions to Marine Park

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