Pelham Bay Park


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Pelham Bay Park

Address:Bruckner Blvd & Middletown & Shore Rds
Bronx, NY 10464

Phone:718-430-1890
Fax:718-430-1893
Web: www.nycgovparks.org
Size: 2,764 acres.
Location:Northeast Bronx, off the New England Thruway and the Hutchinson River Parkway.
Facilities:Visitor center, picnic areas, beach, trails, bridle path, stable, exercise areas, historic sites, wildlife refuge, environmental center, sports areas, playgrounds.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, running, horseback riding, golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, football, soccer.
Special Features:The city's largest park, it's most popular feature is Orchard Beach, a 115-acre, 1.1-mile long area on Long Island Sound that includes a sandy beach, a promenade, a central pavilion and food court, a games area, and two picnic areas.

See other parks in New York.
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Other regiments camped at Pelham Bay Park, Prospect Park in Brooklyn and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
The largest park in NYC is Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.
The subway system doesn't go to City Island--the nearest train is the 6 train, which ends at Pelham Bay Park.
Recently, Ortega performed for Summer Stage Kids at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.
Lopez is set to perform at a free concert at Pelham Bay Park soon and recently appeared in 'The Bronx' to promote a healthy eating initiative.
Tutor Perini will also rehabilitate City Island Esplanade and Pelham Bay Park with landscape improvements.
This project includes the construction and removal of a temporary bridge and approach roadways, demolition of the existing bridge structures, construction of a single steel tower cable-stayed bridge with private utilities, reconstruction of approach roadways, and the rehabilitation of City Island Esplanade and Pelham Bay Park with landscape improvements.
The crescent-shaped beach is a mile long and 400 feet wide and considered the "gem" of Pelham Bay Park, New York City's largest city park.
Some, such as the snowy owl, spend November to March hunting non-native ring-necked pheasants at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx and western black-tailed jack rabbits at Kennedy Airport in Queens.
Stepping into Shaw's role, John Travolta is all-round bad guy Ryder who, along with a handful of machine gun-packing flunkies, hijacks the 123 subway train from Pelham Bay Park.
The tour extends from Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx to Mount Loretto Unique Area Nature Preserve on Staten Island.
A year later, for example, the city's natural-resources inventory reported virtually no vines in one six-acre patch of woods in Pelham Bay Park.