Directions
Lake at Corona Park (100 Meadow Lake Promenade) and back
@ Flushing Meadows (same park system as US Tennis Center and MIB Alien space crafts)
TO: The Lake at Corona Park @ Flushing Meadows
via Rt 495 Long Island Expwy
East

Exit into local lanes labeled: Exits 22A-E
Stay left until you see the exit for Van Wyck (22B), DO NOT take the exits before lake on right!!!
Exit 22 onto Van Wyck Expwy South
Exit 11 (Flushing Meadow Park-Jewel Ave)
Right at 1st turn into park
Follow road right - keep lake on left
Parking lot entrance at far side of lot, park near boat house

West
Exit 22B (College Point Blvd/Van Wyck Expwy)
Left @ 1st turn onto College Point Blvd
continue straight onto service road to park entrance
Follow road right - keep lake on left
Parking lot entrance at far side of lot, park near boat house
via Rt 678 Van Wyck Expwy
North

Exit 12A
Left at 1st turn, under highway (U-turn)
Right at 1st turn into park
Follow road right - keep lake on left
Parking lot entrance at far side of lot, park near boat house

South

Exit 11 (Flushing Meadow Park-Jewel Ave)
Right at 1st turn into park.
Follow road right - keep lake on left
Parking lot entrance at far side of lot, park near boat house

via Rt 80 George Washington Bridge
East

Tip: Lower level generally faster
Exit onto Harlem River Drive - South
Exit #17 onto Triborough Bridge (pay toll)
onto Grand Central Parkway East (towards Airports)
Exit 9E (Northern Blvd)
Exit towards left onto Van Wyck Expwy-South (towards JFK Airpt)(Rt 678)
Exit 11 (Flushing Meadow Park-Jewel Ave)
Right at 1st turn into park.
Follow road right - keep lake on left
Parking lot entrance at far side of lot, park near boat house

Info

Travel Times (w/o traffic/construction)
NYC Chinatown - 20 min (via Manhattan Br,BQE/Rt278 east,LIE/Rt495 east)
GW Bridge - 20 min (via WhStone Br, Triboro Br,VWyck)
GW Bridge = fastest way back to NJ...noon return takes 1hr vs 2hrs thru Holland Tunnel.



TO: Flushing to NJ via - Holland Tunnel
For those who want to avoid Verrazzano Br...and its $7 toll
West

Rt 495 West (LI Expressway)
Brooklyn Queens Expressway - West
Exit 28 - Brooklyn Bridge
right @ 1st light (take this way to avoid traffic)
right @ next street
right just past bridge "leg" onto Pearl
right @ 2nd light onto Brooklyn Bridge.
Once on the bridge...move towards 2 left lanes
Take last exit - "Center St"
Continue straight down Center St
Left @ 6th light onto Worth
Right @ end onto Hudson - stay away from extreme left or right lanes.
Holland Tunnel entrance about 6 lights straight ahead.
intersections monitored by cops...do not block intersections.