2800 acre greenbelt with 35 miles of trails, including a 2.6 mile ‘circuit’ trail and several other marked ‘loops’ of different distance options. We’ve mapped routes and included a trail map.
The 2.5-mile Staten Island Boardwalk runs along Staten Island’s own South Beach at the base of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, providing views of ships coming into the harbor, and the Atlantic. Great running, great views.
Site of the 6-Hour Ultramarathon, a 2 mile loop that the winner usually completes around 25 times. Park highlights include multiple lakes and ponds, outcroppings of serpentine rocks, and a 300 yr. old tulip tree.
Originally created as Staten Island’s response to Manhattan’s Central Park and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Silver Lake Park provides abundant recreational activities amidst plenty of trails and open space.