Randall's Island Park
The Discus Thrower statue was created by Greek sculptor Kostas Dimitriadis. Dimitriadis, who also studied and worked in Paris and London, was inspired by models from… Read More
Dutch Governor Wouter Van Twiller purchased Randall's Island, then known as Minnahanonck, from Native Americans in 1637. Over the next 200 years, Randall's Island was used… Read More
The bald eagle, a national symbol of strength and freedom, was formerly listed as an endangered species. Although this majestic bird no longer nests here, it can still be… Read More
The Hell Gate Bridge and Railroad Viaduct span Randall’s Island Park approximately 100 feet above ground, with heavy piers of stone planted firmly in Astoria to the… Read More
Directions to Randall's Island Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
Randall's Island Golf Center
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Randall's Island Golf Center is closed until further notice.
Sportime at Randall's Island
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are adjusted procedures to use the tennis courts. View Sportime at Randall's Island for more information.
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