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Paerdegat Basin Park

Bergen Ave., E. 76 St., Paerdegat Ave. North

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This marshy East Flatbush park comprises a 1.25-mile channel that empties into Jamaica Bay in nearby Bergen Beach. Paerdegat Basin, whose name means “horse gate,” in Dutch is a saltwater wetland area.

Paerdegat Basin is surrounded by two neighborhoods that were developed in the 1960s. Both communities, Georgetown (to the west) and Paerdegat Basin (to the east), are small, designated parts of larger neighborhoods. Georgetown is officially part of Bergen Beach, and Paerdegat Basin of Canarsie.

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    Paerdegat Basin Park Weather

    • Tue
      Chance Light Rain then Rain
      43°F
    • Wed
      Rain Likely and Patchy Fog then Slight Chance Showers
      42°F
    • Thu
      Partly Sunny
      49°F
    • Fri
      Mostly Sunny
      47°F

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