Description - Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park is located between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges offering urban visitors an opportunity to relax while enjoy sights of New York's skyline. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the park benches, picnic tables and riverfront boardwalk.
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Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park
- Located under the Brooklyn Bridge this urban park offers relaxation a riverfront boardwalk that provides visitors a place to picnic, stroll, read, view the ships traversing the river or enjoy the sun. Bordering part of the park are landmark Civil War-Era coffee and tobacco warehouses, which played an integral part of the great shipping activities that once dominated the entire Brooklyn waterfront. An outdoor sculpture show turns the Park into an Art Gallery each summer. Photographers can be seen year-round filming the spectacular view of the lower Manhattan skyline for personal memories as well as major movie features.
Recreation - Picnicking, walking along the boardwalk and viewing New York City's skyline are the pleasures at this urban park. The park is open year-round.
Climate - This area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 72 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.
The Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park is located under the Brooklyn Bridge at 23 New Dock Street.