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New York City Trails

New State Park Proposed for Brooklyn

Gov. Cuomo announced plans for a 407-acre park on Jamaica Bay with biking, hiking, and kayaking options.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed the creation of new state park on Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn during his State of the State address; the project would be in partnership with the National Park Service. The site, a former landfill area that has never been open to the public, would feature hiking, biking, and water recreation.