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City Island Harbor is the protected body of water between City Island and Hart Island in New York, open to Long Island Sound at its northern and southern extremities. It is not a true harbor, but a Sound. Other minor islands in and around City Island Harbor include the Chimney Sweeps, The Blauzes, and Rat Island. Green Flats Reef is exposed at low tide.

Every year, there is a large July 4 fireworks show at nearby Orchard Beach. Hundreds of boats typically gather in the harbor to view the show.

Coordinates: 40°50′58.53″N 73°46′36.47″W / 40.8495917°N 73.7767972°W / 40.8495917; -73.7767972

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