GANTRY PLAZA STATE PARK:
4-09 47th Road, Long Island City, NY 11101
Take 7 train to VERNON & JACKSON and exit at Vernon Blvd
Public Transit By Subway: Take the 7 train to the Vernon Blvd.-Jackson Ave Station and walk west on 50th Avenue towards the East River.
It is also possible to take the G train, which stops at 21st St/Jackson Avenue.
Walk three blocks in westward direction towards the promenade.
The LIRR station at Borden Avenue and 2nd Street is nearby. Walk north and over.
The B61 and Q103 buses stop 5 minutes from the Gantries next to the subway station at Vernon Boulevard/Jackson Avenue.
From Borden Avenue the East River Ferry goes to and from Manhattan. The entrance to the parking lot is located 30 yards south of 54th Avenue on 2nd Street. The pathway to the ferry landing exits the parking lot about 250 feet to the pier. For $4 per ride, the ferry goes northbound to 34th St/Midtown or southbound to Wall St/Pier 11.
Driving Directions Long Island Expressway (LIE):
Westbound: Take exit 15 and turn right on Van Dam Street. Turn left on 49th Avenue. Continue to the end.
Eastbound: Exit Borden Avenue, turn right, right again on Vernon, and left on 49th Avenue. Queensboro Bridge/Queens Boulevard: Turn south on 21st Avenue. Turn right on Jackson Avenue. Right on 48th Avenue. Left at the corner by the Citylights Building. Right on 49th Avenue.
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