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Staten Island, New York City 

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Wolfe's Pond Park

Wolfe’s Pond Park is a scenic park situated along the coast of Staten Island’s South Shore. The park occupies 170 acres (70 ha) of parkland and 20 acres (8 ha) of developed area. The parkland features wooded areas, marshes, ponds, and beach facing the Raritan Bay. The Hylan Boulevard divides the park into the northern half (towards the inland) and southern half (towards the bay). The southern half is the most visited area of the park, where the beach and most of the recreational spots and facilities are located. 
Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island (New York City)

Wolfe's Pond Park by Jim Henderson

The beach at Wolfe's Pond Park stretches for about 3,000 feet (1 km) and during the summer months, popular with New Yorkers for sunbathing and swimming. The largest of the ponds is Wolfe Pond, once a tidal inlet until the sea pushed sand into the mouth of the inlet and damming it. Wolfe Pond is now a popular year round spot for freshwater fishing while the bay area is popular for saltwater fishing from October to May. Other popular activities include hiking, biking, and bird watching. Facilities include picnic area, restrooms, playground, tennis courts, and basketball courts.
Beach at Wolfe's Pond Park

Beach at Wolfe's Pond Park by Wuse1007

Location: West of Cornelia Avenue and east of Holten Avenue.

Website: City of New York Parks & Recreation


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