LOCAL / parks

Want to get outdoors? Here are our top picks for the best parks in Queens, Astoria.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Large-scale sculpture & multimedia installations in a park built on a former landfill site.

32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11106

Open: Thursday 9AM–8PM, Friday 9AM–8PM, Saturday 9AM–8PM, Sunday 9AM–8PM, Monday 9AM–8PM, Tuesday 9AM–8PM, Wednesday 9AM–8PM

Rainey park

Public park featuring a scenic, riverside promenade, plus baseball fields & dog-friendy areas.

Vernon Blvd & 34th Ave., Astoria, NY 11106

Open: Thursday 6AM–9PM, Friday 6AM–9PM, Saturday 6AM–9PM, Sunday 6AM–9PM, Monday 6AM–9PM, Tuesday 6AM–9PM, Wednesday 6AM–9PM

Astoria Park

Astoria Park, a 59.96-acre park located along the East River in the New York City borough of Queens, contains one of the largest open spaces in Queens. The park is operated and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

19 19th St, Queens, NY 11105

Thursday Open 24 hours Friday Open 24 hours Saturday Open 24 hours Sunday Open 24 hours Monday Open 24 hours Tuesday Open 24 hours Wednesday Open 24 hours