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Attractions to explore nearby Forest Park

Forest ParkForest Park, Queens, NY, USA

The tenth-largest park in New York City and the third-largest in Queens. The park contains 165 acres of trees, including the largest continuous oak forest. Some trees are more than a century and a half old. The park sits on hills left behind by the Wisconsin glacier and is a haven for native plants and wildlife in the midst of the city's sprawl.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park4.61 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a public park which was located at Queens county and it is the fourth-largest public park in New York City. The site of the park was once geologically part of the Hudson River. Now a lot of people comes here to have some good times in this scenic surrounding.

Queens Zoo4.93 KMs away from Forest Park

This zoo is a part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. It was located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

New York State Pavilion4.94 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a historic world's fair pavilion at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Flushing, Queens, New York. The pavilion consists of three components of reinforced concrete and steel construction: the "Tent of Tomorrow", Observation Towers, and "Theaterama"

Queens Museum5.16 KMs away from Forest Park

An art museum and educational center located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park which was founded in 1972. It has so many permanent exhibitions and It also has a large archive of artifacts from both World's Fairs and more.

New York Hall Of Science5.26 KMs away from Forest Park

The New York Hall of Science is a science and technology museum in New York City. It has over 400 exhibits on biology, chemistry and physics. Its one of the centre of attractions in the Queens county.

Queens Botanical Garden6.03 KMs away from Forest Park

A 39-acre botanical garden featuring rose, bee, herb, wedding, and perennial gardens; an arboretum; an art gallery which was operated by Queens Botanical Garden Society, Inc. It was created as part of the 1939 New York World's Fair and was originally located in nearby Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

The Hindu Temple Society of North America6.73 KMs away from Forest Park

This temple claims to be the very first of the traditional Hindu temples in the USA which was popularly referred to as the Ganesh Temple. The temple architecture and the rituals follow the South Indian tradition. The temple is visited not only by the Hindus but also those who wish to explore religious diversity in Queens.

Koscuiuszko Bridge6.81 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a cable-stayed bridge over Newtown Creek in New York City, connecting Greenpoint in Brooklyn to Maspeth in Queens. This bridge resembles the architectural intelligence of the new york state.

Jewish Children's Museum7.98 KMs away from Forest Park

The Jewish Children's Museum is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. It aims for children of all faiths and backgrounds to gain a positive perspective and awareness of the Jewish heritage, fostering tolerance and understanding. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing interactive multimedia.

Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) Lab8.11 KMs away from Forest Park

This is an educational non-profit and museum that seeks to change the way people think about food and drink. The museum's work explores "the ways food and beverage impact our culture, politics, economy, history, and more.

McCarren Park8.41 KMs away from Forest Park

A public park which was located in the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint.  The park is a popular destination for recreational softball, volleyball, soccer, handball, and other games. It is also used for sunbathing and dog-walking. The main attraction of this park is a huge pool called McCarren Pool, which was the eighth largest of the eleven giant pools in Newyork.

Museum of the Moving Image8.45 KMs away from Forest Park

A Media museum located in a former building of the historic Astoria Studios. It exists to expand public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television, and digital media by collecting, preserving, and providing access to moving-image related artifacts via multimedia exhibitions and educational programming.

The City Reliquary Museum8.50 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a not-for-profit community museum and civic organization located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The museum traces the history of New York City's five boroughs with its exhibitions of cultural ephemera and relics. Besides a permanent display of New York City artifacts, the City Reliquary also hosts rotating exhibits of community collections and annual cultural events.

WNYC Transmitter Park9.38 KMs away from Forest Park

WNYC Transmitter Park was opened to the Greenpoint-Williamsburg communities in 2012 as a local waterfront destination. The park is now a stunning green space, with both natural areas and also places for fishing, play, and active recreation.

Domino Park9.52 KMs away from Forest Park

A public park which was located at Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. The park features a children's playground, dog run, volleyball court, bocce court, and a playing field. There is also a huge walkway and so many things to spend some valuable leisure times.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden9.55 KMs away from Forest Park

The 52-acre (21 ha) garden holds over 14,000 taxa of plants and has nearly a million visitors each year. It includes a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden", plant collections, the Steinhardt Conservatory that houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron-and-glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

Brooklyn Museum9.58 KMs away from Forest Park

At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

Prospect Park Zoo9.86 KMs away from Forest Park

A huge zoo which houses  864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Lefferts Historic House9.87 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

Williamsburg Bridge9.88 KMs away from Forest Park

This is a suspension bridge which was located in the New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan with the Williamsburg. It was the longest suspension bridge span in the world until 1924.