Randall'S Island

Randalls Island and Wards Island are two parts of an island in the New York City borough of Manhattan, separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River, from Queens by the East River and Hell Gate, and from the Bronx by the Bronx Kill. Formerly, the two islands were separate, but the channel between them, Little Hell Gate, was filled in in the early 1960s. The islands had a population of 1,648 living on 2.09 square kilometres (520 acres) according to the 2010 Census.Most of the island is part of either Wards Island and Randalls Island Parks, which cover 432.69 acres (175.10 ha). The parks offer athletic fields, a driving range, greenways, playgrounds and picnic grounds.
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