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Tappen Park

Canal Street, Water Street, Bay Street, Staten Island, NY
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urban park

This park breaks up the monotony of Stapleton. The trees are nice and they paved the walkways with... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
I would not call this a park..

This is really just a somewhat fenced off dirty grassy area, with benches. I'm very surprised to... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Christine K
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18 Dec 2017
“urban park”
29 Oct 2016
“I would not call this a park..”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Canal Street, Water Street, Bay Street, Staten Island, NY
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This park breaks up the monotony of Stapleton. The trees are nice and they paved the walkways with brick back in the 80's so it has a good look. There isn't much to draw visitors here, however.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is really just a somewhat fenced off dirty grassy area, with benches. I'm very surprised to see this on trip advisor. The only thing its got going for it is it has free concerts about twice a year or so. And there's a good...More

Thank Christine K
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This used to be a disaster now just a mess . But the city is throwing money at it. Within 5 years yo uh won't be able to touch this place. Can be like Ashville. But for now still some not so nice characters maybe...More

Thank C M
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Tappen Park is not much of a destination. It's well kept, but there is no playground or anything beyond a band shell. The traffic is pretty busy near there, so it's not very peaceful.

Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

I'm sure this park was great in it's day. For the last 30 years (at least) it's a spot where all the crazy, drug addicted and homeless hang out. AVOID!!!

Thank Didojen
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Quaint park albeit small. You can tell it used to be part of an historic neighborhood. After all the land that forms the neighborhood of Stapleton was once owned by the Vanderbilt family. Unfortunately the proximity to the Stapleton Housing Projects has taken its toll...More

Thank Mario M
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Do not visit! Unsavory and dangerous location, crime prone. Do not make the trip from the ferry or the train

Thank stickley2005
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

The neighborhood itself has some issues, and sadly, so does this park. Some nice open area for a small public square-type park, but it is in need of sprucing up.

Thank Brian K
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