Flushing Meadows-Corona Park - Photos

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Flushing Meadows and the Unisphere

Globe at Flushing Meadows Park
Photo (c) John Roleke
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What's Wrong With This Photo?

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Photo (c) John Roleke

Let's see. Common sights in Flushing Meadows Park...

Worlds Fair statues and architecture, check.

Overhead planes thundering into LaGuardia, check.

Out of season tourists, huh?

I think Flushing Meadows is a great place, but it doesn't get many tourists outside of those coming to the US Open. It was fun to spot this tourist couple goofing in front of the Worlds Fair-era statue.

If you are a tourist or just want to spend the day like one, I do recommend Flushing Meadows for a mellow day outdoors.

See the Panorama of New York City to get an overview of the whole city, and take the kids to the Queens Zoo or NY Hall of Science.

Maybe best of all, you can reserve a court at the US Open where the champs play every August.

Flushing Meadows is safe park to enjoy, but like everywhere, use common sense. I would never recommend walking the park at night. Here's more about Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

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Panorama of New York City

Panorama of New York City
Photo (c) and courtesy of the Queens Museum of Art
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Soccer Fields at Flushing Meadows

Soccer at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Flushing Meadows Eats

Ecuadorian snack cart at Flushing Meadows Park
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Keeping Cool

Unisphere fountains
Photo (c) John Roleke
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New York State Pavilion

New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Puddle Path at Flushing Meadows

Puddle
Photo (c) John Roleke
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The 7 Train at Willets Point

7 train
Photo (c) John Roleke
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From the Subway to the Park

Subway at Flushing Meadows Park
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Elena Dementieva

Elena Dementieva
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Arthur Ashe Stadium

Arthur Ashe Stadium
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Court of Champions at US Open

Court of Champions at the US Open
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open

Louis Armstrong Stadium
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Queens Museum of Art

Queens Museum of Art
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Pathway

Walking at Flushing Meadows Park
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Flushing Meadows

Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Geodesic Dome

Geodesic Dome at Flushing Meadows Park
Photo (c) John Roleke

The birds of the Queens Zoo roosts in a unique aviary, a geodesic dome from the Worlds Fair.

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Soccer at Flushing Meadows

Soccer games at Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Pitch 'n Putt Golf at Flushing Meadows

Pitch and Putt Golf at Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) John Roleke

Flushing Meadows Park has a pitch 'n putt golf course and mini-golf. The entrance to both can be found to the east of the USTA grounds, just outside the park's subway station.

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Playground at Flushing Meadows

Playground at Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) John Roleke
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Cinco de Mayo at Flushing Meadows

Cinco de Mayo at Flushing Meadows
Photo (c) Dave Cook of Eating in Translation
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