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Fort Tilden

169 Breezy Point Blvd, Http://Www. Nps. Gov/Gate/Learn/Historyculture/Fort-Tilden. Htm, Breezy Point, NY 11697
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National Park on the Beach

What a great way to re-use old military land. This is a perfect lovely beach to go for a walk on... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Lumos586
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Connecticut
Hard to remember you're in NYC

First off -- visited Fort Tilden during a heatwave in late September. Almost everything I read on... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
songster1928
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Jersey City, NJ
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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169 Breezy Point Blvd, Http://Www. Nps. Gov/Gate/Learn/Historyculture/Fort-Tilden. Htm, Breezy Point, NY 11697
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"undeveloped beach"
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"maritime forest"
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"land"
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"military"
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"graffiti"
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

What a great way to re-use old military land. This is a perfect lovely beach to go for a walk on a sunny autumn day.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

First off -- visited Fort Tilden during a heatwave in late September. Almost everything I read on line warned that you could not park inside unless you had a permit and that ticketing is aggressive. What we found is that permit parking is only for...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Fort Tilden is one of my favorite escapes. Two-hour bike ride from uptown Manhattan, it's totally worth it. No services, but serene beach with chill people. Afterwards go to Jacob Riis for more services and entertainment. Also serviced by bus going to Riis.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Cool undeveloped beach where the maritime forest and dunes are intermixing with remains of old military installations. Interesting seeing nature reclaiming old buildings (with the help of vandals 😒) .....some of the graffiti on the buildings is interesting....but a lot of it is annoying -...More

Thank Ed S
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

This is not really a review of Fort Tilden itself but the beach. The beach is sunny (on a sunny day) and lively (in the summer) and a perfect day out on the beach, but it is a walk to get to where you want...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Yes we have visit first fort wardworth Staten island then we decided to go to fort Tilden. As we saw fort wardworth was much nicer the fort by itself and to see varrazano narrow bridge and the whole lookout buUt fort Tilden. Is near to...More

Thank marty344
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Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

It is hard to believe you can find an undeveloped beach in NYC. But here it is. That's the good news. The bad news it has been discovered. But more good news. It is a but of a walk to get to it. And it...More

Thank George S
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

Fort Tilden is one of my FAVORITE places to explore. Though I tend to go during the off season as the summers are increasingly over crowded, this is a wonderful location to scope out some abandoned forts and check out an ever changing display of...More

Thank Sonja S
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Fort Tilden was established in 1917 as a U.S. Army Coast Artillery Post. Along with Forts Hancock and Wadsworth, it protected the entrance to New York Harbor from naval attack during World War I and World War II. During the Cold War, Fort Tilden became...More

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