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Fort Totten
Weaver Road and Jarman Road, Bayside, NY 11359

This Civil War fortress is still an active military base.  With $15,000 in funds appropriated by Congress, theMore fort was built  on Long Island Sound to help fortify New York Harbor.

Soon after its construction in 1862, the Fort became defensively obsolete due to developments in artillery, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation.  Today it is used for military housing and FDNY and NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operations. The Bayside Historical Society is also housed here.

 


Douglaston Park Golf Course
6320 Marathon Pkwy, Douglaston, NY 11362

The Douglaston Park Golf Course was created in 1927 and purchased by the city's Department of Parks and Recreation inMore 1962. The city now operates the park as an 18-hole golf course.

The course, which is located next door to the Douglaston Manor banquet hall, is aimed at beginner and intermediate golfers. 

Visitors pay $36 during weekday mornings and $31 after noon. Carts are $20 per person. The course also offers a senior rate at $18.25. 

The park also includes a restaurant, lessons, clinics, a locker room and a clubhouse. 

Udalls Park Preserve
Northern Boulevard, 244th Street, 245th Street, 246th Street, 247th Street, Douglas Road, Douglaston, NY 11363

The Udalls Park Preserve provides a serene walk through nature along a busy stretch of Northern Boulevard inMore Douglaston. Visitors can enter its nature trail at 245th Street across the street from St. Anastasia Church.

The trail includes a tree-lined trail and a rocky path leading down to a small creek. Udall's Park is often so quiet that every bird chirp and rustle through its high grasses can be heard.

The park is owned by the state and managed by the city's Department of Parks and Recreation. It is named after Richard Udall, who purchased a mill in 1833 near Udalls Cove, which is located along Little Neck Bay.