N.Y.: Brooklyn’s new 407-acre state park to receive $20 million

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A massive 407-acre park in East New York, the third largest in Brooklyn and the largest state park in New York City, will receive $20 million from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to build green space, community gardens and recreational centers.

The new Shirley Chisholm State Park, named after the trailblazing former Brooklyn U.S. representative, is expected to open this summer. Funding will go toward building hiking and biking trails, waterfront access for kayaking, a shaded pier, picnic areas, concessions, comfort facilities, signage and a park office.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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  • Tony says:

    Since this story was posted on a RV newsletter, a great questions is, will the new park have RV sites with hookups?

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