Astoria Park

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at Shore & Ditmars Blvd (19th St)
Astoria, NY 11106

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  • This is one of several parks that AT&T and the city are bringing free wi-fi to. Enjoy with quite the view of Manhattan!
  • Astoria Park's mammoth public pool hosted the swimming and diving trials for the U.S. Olympic Teams in 1936 and 1964.
  • Stroll the East River waterfront overlooking Roosevelt Island and the awesome Manhattan skyline.
  • Sit on the benches in the southern part of the park and enjoy the amazing view of New York City.
  • View of Manhattan
  • 1943 Shot of Astoria Park from Triborough Bridge
  • This park is popular for its team sports leagues but the park also includes a skate park, a track, a handful of bocce and tennis courts, and New Yorks oldest public swimming pool.
  • The lawn near 19th Street is one of the most popular sledding locations in the city.
  • Just across the river is this beautiful oasis that is never overrun with people! Enjoy running (there also a track), biking, tennis, a play or a relaxing picnic. They also have free WiFi!
  • Order Chinese take-out or pack up your own picnic. Great place to just relax, catch some rays, or just throw the football around. ***Perfect for cuddle session with your lovey!
  • Good for exercising and running...
  • Bring beers, but keep it in Solo cups. Don't be an obvious asshole and you'll never get a summons. Find the tall guy with the 1980's boombox (me) and have a drink. Enjoy the summer. Peace!
  • Best park in NYC
  • One of the city's most beautiful parks, Astoria Park is situated between the Triboro and Hellgate Bridges.
  • I love the beauty and expansiveness of this park. It saddens me to see garbage on the ground, so I try to pick up a few pieces here and there each time I visit. I'd love to see others do the same!
  • This park has everything. Wifi, plenty of benches, historical significance, waterfront views, a pool, playgrounds, picnic space, skatepark, tennis courts, and a track.
  • Go to the track and ball fields to connect to free Wi-Fi.
  • The view of Manhattan from Astoria Park
  • Nice green place, you can have a breath of fresh air and have a nice view of the setting sun over the manhattan. Sometimes, there are free open air concerts.
  • As of 5/23/2011, Astoria Park, along with all other NYC parks, beaches, and pedestrian plazas, is smoke-free! Learn more at www.nycsmokefree.org.