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Fort Totten, Bayside

4.3
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Queens
Fort Totten is a former active United States Army installation in the New York City borough of Queens. It is located on the north shore of Long Island on the Willets Point peninsula. Fort Totten is at the head of Little Neck Bay, which is also the place where the East River widens to become Long Island Sound. While the U.S. Army Reserve continues to maintain a presence at the fort, the property is now owned by the City of New York.
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  • I recently moved back to Bayside, NY. I remember Fort Totten but was not aware that there was a park over there! I took a walk over there and explored a little bit and was not disappointed. Saw a...  more »
  • My daughter and her family live in Brooklyn. We spent the afternoon taking her dog to Ft. Totten. Time just slips away in the wide open spaces, and you get really caught up as well in the history...  more »
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  • Fort Totten has always been a happy place for my spouse and myself for many years. Late evening walks, sitting on the rocks listening to the water crashing against it while overlooking the Throgs Neck bridge is quite serene for us. On days when we feel like having a running date we would go for a nice relaxing run together with all the other lovely health for life devotees. We love Fort Totten.
  • This park has good accessibility to the water, little neck bay. I do enjoy the historic buildings in the park, as well as the wildlife. Additionally, part of the area is restricted, as the U.S army reserve maintains a presence in fort totten. Many of the buildings are abandoned, but that adds to the flavor of the park. I recommend this park for all ages. Be careful on the rocks though!

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