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Clove Lakes Park    

Clove Lakes Park is a public park in  ​​Staten Island, New York Sunnyside area. Clove Lakes Park has a long and rich history in the natural world and has significant ecological resources that have been preserved throughout the year. Highlights include lakes, parks, ponds, rock outcrops, and Staten Island’s most impressive living creature at 119 feet  (36 m), the tulip tree. Clove Lakes Park is home to several wildlife species. This park is home to fish such as black carp, brown bullhead, brilliant emerald, pumpkin seeds, hatchery, and carp. There are also red-tailed birds such as the red-tailed hawk and kingfisher, cormorants, Canada red-winged blackbirds, herons and geese, ducks, herons, and reptiles and amphibians such as turtles. All kinds, including the eastern-painted turtle or the red-eared slider. Sometimes even red-backed salamanders. The park is also home to mammals such as the eastern gray squirrel, eastern cottontail, muskrat, and chipmunk. H&A Staten Island Plumbing

Park is known for its beautiful picnic areas and boating opportunities. People can enjoy it as a modern recreational space by walking the roads and rowing the waterway. Various baseball and playground fields, soccer fields, basketball courts, and a soccer field are part of the park’s landscape. There is also a basketball court. The Staten Island World War II Veterans Memorial Ice Rink is an outdoor rink located in the “active” area of ​​the park, near other roads and trails. There is also a dining area overlooking Clove Lake and the headquarters of the city’s  Parks and Recreation Department.

The park consists of three different lakes. The main lake can be described as Clove Lake. The lake extends to Martling Lake and then to Brooks Lake. The lake is also part of the 196  Staten Island Expressway interchange with Interstate 278 and part of the park’s southern boundary. It connects the recently built Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in the east with the Goethals Bridge in the west. In the original proposal, this highway was called the “Clove Lake Highway.”   Staten Island’s largest living creature, the tulip plant, grows in the northwest part of the park. It is  7 feet tall and 3100 years old. The tree survived massive logging and logging before the first new residents arrived. Tulip trees are known for their straight trunks, where Native Americans carved canoes. Sports fields are located near trees. The one-story building was built in the 1930s for toilets and restrooms. The structure was built from field stones from the area of ​​origin,” Field House, “Field House” was created by O.A. Madsen and modernized with the help of Aymar Embury II. The building was renamed in 1989. The structure was renamed “Stonehenge” after the mysterious megaliths found in Wiltshire, England. In 1, the Park opened the Staten Island War Memorial Trail on Thanksgiving morning on the park’s southeast side.

Address: 1150 Clove Rd, Staten Island, NY

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