Fort Wadsworth

Historic Site, Monument / Landmark, and Park
Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island
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  • Joshua C.
    "Just be sure to stay on the paths and leave the goats alone."(3 Tips)
    Tubby T.
    "Quiet and serene despite being so close to the Verrazano bridge."(2 Tips)
    Mottel L.
    "Explore the bunkers built into the side of the hill"(2 Tips)
    MetroFocus
    "Navy and now the Coast Guard."(2 Tips)
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  • James C.
    James CJune 11, 2015
    Great walking panels worth a look.
  • Mottel L.
    Mottel LightstoneApril 20, 2015
    Go off the beaten path. Explore the bunkers built into the side of the hill, the embankment and wharf by the water and more.
  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy WilcoxFebruary 9, 2015
    Wander off the main paths to find the old under-hill bunkers you can explore.
  • yelena_
    yelena_April 23, 2014
    beautiful view of the Verrazano. and has BBQ/camping area next to a beach!
  • Roopa K.
    Roopa KJanuary 11, 2014
    Goat-tastic.
  • Tubby T.
    Tubby TeeJuly 4, 2013
    Quiet and serene despite being so close to the Verrazano bridge.
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda StraniereApril 7, 2013
    Great place for a bike ride!
  • Visit Staten Island V.
    One of the oldest miliatry sites in the U.S.
  • Joshua C.
    Joshua ContoisDecember 20, 2012
    The overlook has amazing views of the Narrows, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Just be sure to stay on the paths and leave the goats alone.
  • Untapped Cities
    Untapped CitiesSeptember 28, 2012
    Did you know that the Fort's military roots date to the 1660s? Prior to its closing in 1994, it was the longest continually-manned military installation in the country. Read more
  • Scott B.
    Scott BensonSeptember 22, 2012
    Don't feed the goats
  • Untapped Cities
    Untapped CitiesAugust 6, 2012
    Fort Wadsworth was the longest continually-manned military installation in the United States. Read more
  • La Federica
    La FedericaJuly 25, 2012
    Great place for outdoor sports and exercise! Magnificent view over the Manhattan and the Verrazano bridge! On summer you can find funny goats eating on the Fort!
  • MetroFocus
    MetroFocusApril 10, 2012
    Fort Wadsworth has been around since the mid-1600s. Rich in American history and beauty this fort was once home to the British, New York's Navy and now the Coast Guard. Learn more on MetroFocus Read more
  • Sharad G.
    Sharad GreenNovember 26, 2011
    Boring Coast Guard base.. nothing here except trees and water
  • Maggi
    MaggiJuly 11, 2011
    Naveen, idk u, but that's so emo!!
  • Wy D.
    Wy DMarch 1, 2011
    The (fictional) original home base of the GI Joe team. And knowing is half the battle.
  • Darby H.
    Darby HMay 22, 2010
    Seen better hotels than this. Yikes.
  • naveen
    naveenJanuary 31, 2010
    come here on a cold, windy day when no one's around. take pictures of each other. preferably in black and white. with the bridge in the background of course
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