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Natural Feature

Rikers Island

2 locals recommend
Location
New York, New York

Tips from locals

Rafael
Rafael
December 10, 2016
Rikers Island (/ˈraɪkərz/) is New York City's main jail complex,[1] as well as the name of the 413.17-acre (167.204 ha) island on which it sits, on the East River between Queens and the mainland Bronx, adjacent to the runways of LaGuardia Airport. Supposedly named after Abraham Rycken,[2] the island…
David
David
January 22, 2015
There is a famous local prison here.