Forest Park

Forest Park

40.699545, -73.861758

Forest Park is owned and managed by New York City, Department of Parks and Recreation.  The park is located in Southern Queens and is over 500 acres.  There are four main hiking and birding trails in the park.

Forest Park is a 500+ acre park located in Queens.

Forest Park is one of the natural treasures of New York City. The Wisconsin glacier molded this land 20,000 years ago and left the Harbor Hill Moraine, a series of small hills known as “knob and kettle” terrain, within Forest Park. The land was inhabited by the Rockaway, Lenape, and Delaware Native Americans until the Dutch West India...

Park Acreage:

543.00 acres


New York City

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Contact Information

Web Link:

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation


(718) 235-0815



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