8-9 miles, moderate pace, flat. After taking the Staten Island Ferry and the subway, hike along the Boardwalk facing Lower New York Bay and the Verrazano Bridge to Fort Wadsworth, with its imposing fortifications. Bring lunch and water.
Meet: Staten Island Ferry Terminal, upper level. Must call for hike status and meeting time: Friday evening March 24th only. Hike leader: Ludwig Hendel. (718) 626-3983.