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Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach

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Nice walk with good views

I was visiting a relative in the hospitol nearby and I decided to go explore. It was a good place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eugene, Oregon
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If you’re a morning walker, go

We got up early and walked the boardwalk. There is a path that will take you further. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Arlington, Virginia
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Father Capodanno Boulevard, Ft. Wadsworth To Miller Field, Staten Island, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting a relative in the hospitol nearby and I decided to go explore. It was a good place to take a break and decompress a little. Watched the birds fly around and the ships go by. There was a fishing pier that I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SteveS849
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We got up early and walked the boardwalk. There is a path that will take you further. Definitely the freshest place on the island.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The best part of walking the boardwalk were the views of the bridge. The beach needs some cleaning and the water is dirty.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 881damiana
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Plenty of folks flock to walk, jog and stroll along the boardwalk on Staten Island. It has been spruced up and has great views of the harbor. It is nice to see plenty of people making good use of it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Need more restaurants and refreshment stands . Also some of the boards were loose and sticking up could cause you to trip . Beautiful scenery and sights to be seen .

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jplescia25789
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I grew up on Staten Island in the 1980's and although I loved the island, I always thought of the beaches as unsanitary and unpleasant. The type of place where hypodermic needles would be seen, and where it was not family friendly at all. Fast...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank NYTravelerBD
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I was taken here by a friend when I came to visit her last week in Staten Island. I'm from the UK. The weather was perfect and the walk and view was stunning. What a wonderful place to go to unwind! Highly recommend a visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TeddingtonAudiTT
Reviewed 3 March 2018

After super storm Sandy, we couldn't wait to get our beloved boardwalk back. It's available day and night for walkers, joggers, bikers. The fresh air right off the water is great at the end of a long day.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cat326
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The boardwalk is a great place to get a good walk in and enjoy the views of the coastline. The city has done a good job repairing and maintaining it for walkers and joggers to enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The boardwalk runs along South Beach with great views of NJ Highlands and Coney Island. Farther east is Fort Wadsworth; now part of the National Parks system and less trafficked. Great all year round for quiet walks. A real treasure.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Noel F
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13 June 2018|
Response from Cat326 | Reviewed this property |
You can enter the lot from Capodanno Blvd at Hunter Ave.
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Response from Noel F | Reviewed this property |
Boardwalk is good all summer for walking the dog but bet. Mem. Day and end of Sept. Dogs cannot go on the beach. Dogs ok all summer on Fort Wadsworth Beach (next door to South Beach to the east but no lifeguards there.