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Address: 22806 Northern Blvd, Douglaston, NY 11362-1096
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09:00 - 16:30
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A great place for kids where toddlers get hands-on experience with various...

A great place for kids where toddlers get hands-on experience with various animals and discover nature trails.

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lovely for adventures

Wonderful place to play sports and just walk or bike along the paths. Years ago, I played tennis here. Vast amounts of green to be enjoyed and many baseball games to watch

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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75 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to play sports and just walk or bike along the paths. Years ago, I played tennis here. Vast amounts of green to be enjoyed and many baseball games to watch

Thank Barbara A
Woodmere, New York
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

a small but initiamte park, staff is nice good for taking some time up to be outside, young children will love this place.

Thank base1mom
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I went with my daughter to celebrate one of her classmates birthday. Staff super friendly well connected with the children. They got the opportunity to touch the animals. Safe environment, later one we did a small hike around the place. Really nice!

Thank Yaruma R
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61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

On an unusually warm day in October we had a lovely picnic in the park. We watched the children play soccer and sat near some barbecuers. We then took a majestic hike though the woods to end our perfect day. A must go

Thank grufdee93
Bayside, New York
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85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Living close to nature is a major benefit of living in Bayside, Queens, NY. There are many parks to choose from but APEC has the added advantage of offering its visitors young and old the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the blessings of Mother Nature a hop, skipping stone and a jump from home!

Thank 2842bayside
Bayside, New York
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Place to get away from it all. Near the city and yet so far away. You feel as if you have left your "baggage" at home and can just spend time in a serene escape. Brought my kids here. Brought my students here. Plan tobring my great-grandson here.

Thank Florence E
Bayside, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Alley Pond Environmental Center on Northern Boulevard in Bayside, NY is a marvelous place to relax, observe and appreciate nature. It's an essential part of the community

Thank BlueRick
Little Neck
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

i've been to APEC many times with my students and we always enjoy our trips there. they are both educational and fun and the staff is very nice. i recommend a trip to APEC!

Thank Frank Z
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373 reviews
161 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

APEC has many nice programs for young people. There are also good trails to hike on the APEC property. The trails are good for birders too. APEC is a gem of a community resource.

Thank Andi55_13
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231 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I have been here twice. On Northern Blvd, it is easy to find, and the parking lot is spacious. The first time my son and I went there after we dined at Mizumi, a Japanese buffet restaurant, across the street. We played mini-golf ($5 for kids and $6.5 for adults) and then learned how to hit the ball, whose price... More 

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