Staten Island
Travel Guide

Staten Island, New York City 

Parks & Gardens

Clove Lakes Park

Clove Lakes Park is located on Staten Island’s North Shore bordered by Victory Boulevard, Clove Road, and Forest Avenue. The park covers an area of 191 acres (77 ha) comprising 110 acres (44 ha) of developed parkland and 81 acres (33 ha) of forest. Three scenic lakes and streams characterize the eastern side of Clove Lakes Park. Another feature is the outcropping of serpentine rocks at the crest of the hills. The park is also home to the largest living tree, a tulip tree believed to be more than 300 years old.
Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island (New York City)

Clove Lakes Park by Brenda Blue

Wildlife seen here includes Canada geese, kingfisher, red-winged blackbird, and red-tailed hawk. Fishes found in the lakes include the brown bullhead, blue gill, pumpkinseed, and largemouth bass. Facilities offered include picnic areas, playgrounds, and ball fields. In winter, one of the ponds transforms into an ice skating rink. There is a nice small restaurant located nearby one of the ponds and rowboats for rent are available. There are also scenic trails passing through the wooded areas for nature walks and cross-country jogging.
Clove Lakes Park in winter, Staten Island (New York City)

Clove Lakes Park in winter by jhillen69

Location: Convergence of Clove Road and Victory Boulevard.

Website: City of New York Parks & Recreation


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