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Battery Park

134 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
This Financial District park has four beautiful-looking half courts with scenic views of the Hudson River. There’s a good after-work crowd, including some Wall Street types, plus paths for biking or jogging and lots of green spaces to picnic or lay out in the sun. Public restrooms are across the street. The run starts around 10 am on Saturday and Sunday. You have different levels of players on each court.
Blackjack
Blackjack
February 15, 2017

Tips from locals

Yngrid And Jiovanni
Yngrid And Jiovanni
October 7, 2019
25 Acres Waterfront Park with Harbor views.
Harry & Morgan
Harry & Morgan
March 15, 2019
Good place to start exploring the south side of Manhattan, the Financial District, Wall Street, and the likes. Came on winter so the trees are dry. Good view overlooking the ocean, on clear weather Liberty is looking good. Easy access to subway system and ferries to Ellis Island.
Kole & Marley
Kole & Marley
February 27, 2019
Historic park with Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty views & ferry service to both islands. -
Jarad
Jarad
February 6, 2019
statue of liberty, water, walking, bike riding.
Alexandra-Katherine
Alexandra-Katherine
December 14, 2018
Where to board a ferry to the Statue of Liberty.

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New York, NY 10004
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