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Long time military base now history

Long very former military installation on bayside bay. A little curious looking place that still... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Allan S
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New York City, New York
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It’s beautiful

It is so nice and really a must see of queens. When first entering the fort you walk through a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Crimike07
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Astoria, New York
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Cross Island Parkway, Bayside, NY 11359
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Long very former military installation on bayside bay. A little curious looking place that still has the old time airs and is well kept . Great views of the bay and just a good spot to walk around. The old buildings are lovely to see.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It is so nice and really a must see of queens. When first entering the fort you walk through a tunnel that kind of makes you feel like a soldier heading out to your station lol. The fort is built right on the edge of...More

Thank Crimike07
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for spectacular views of the bay, throg’s neck bridge etc, this is the place to go. The view at sunset has camera buffs all clicking away. There are walking paths, bathrooms, parking and a food truck. AND if you continue on into...More

Thank BlueRick
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We go to Fort Rotten several times a week to bike ride. It's so peaceful and the water views are beautiful. Besides bike riding, people walk, run, roller blade, fish, kids play sports. There's a nice playground too. The only negative thing is that so...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy walking around the grounds. FDNY train here. Historical society is here. Kids play soccer here. There is also a pool available in the summer. You can walk the fort which is fun.

Thank Margery O
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Every so often my brother and I take the bus from the Auburndale/Bayside area to Ft. Totten to stroll around this historic and interesting place. From there we are right near Little Neck Bay and follow the path along the Bay headed back towards the...More

Thank JoyChristena
Reviewed 3 October 2017

the sun was shining my wife and i were both off and fancied a stroll went to fort totten and what a hidden paradise, great buildings with historic values manicured lawns great paths spent an entire afternoon just walking around

Thank Antonio F T
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Long very former military installation on bayside bay. A little curly looking place that still has the old time airs and is well kept

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Wonderful history laden place. Self guided tours every Sunday. The fort was built in the 1850s to protecr the East River and entrance to New York harbor.

Thank Gosling
Reviewed 3 August 2017

New York has a set of historic forts built in the 19th century to guard the multiple naval entrances to the city. Most have been abandoned and allowed to decay. Fort Totten was built to guard the East River entrance from Long Island Sound; the...More

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Response from BlueRick | Reviewed this property |
I have seen that kind of activity taking place where The soccer fields are...under the bridge. I haven’t seen it anywhere else
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18 August 2017|
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Response from AsISeeThem | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen anyone BBQing in Fort Totten & I've never seen any BBQs located around the park while in there but I did find this phone number so that you can call and ask. Northeast Queens Administrators Office : (718... More
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