- Trail Difficulty: easyRestrooms: YesWaste Disposal: Yes - Multiple waste bins available throughoutAbout this place:
Spend an afternoon with your pup at one of the most iconic parks in the city! The site of two 20th century World’s Fairs, there is so much to see! Our favorites include the Unisphere, Rocket Thrower, and Observation Towers!
Literary History: F. Scott Fitzgerald mentions a “valley of ashes” in the Great Gatsby- he’s referring to Flushing Bay’s use as an ash dump
History: The current New York City Building was the United Nations’ HQ from 1946-1950
Things to See: there are 11 major monuments throughout the park including the Unisphere, Forms In Motion, The Rocket Thrower, & Freedom of the Human Spirit. A granite monument marks the location of two time capsules designed to last 5,000 years buried in the park!
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