Van Cortlandt Park


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Van Cortlandt Park

Address:Broadway & W 242nd St
Bronx, NY 10463

Phone:718-430-1890
Fax:718-430-1893
Web: www.nycgovparks.org
Size: 1,146 acres.
Location:Northwestern Bronx.
Facilities:Visitor center, lake, swimming pool, nature trails, bridle path, aqueduct trail, cross-country course, stable, historic site, Memorial and Constitution Groves, sports areas, playgrounds.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, running, horseback riding, golf, tennis, baseball, football, soccer, bird-watching.
Special Features:Park includes Van Cortlandt Mansion and Museum, the Bronx's oldest building, built in 1748. Rooms are furnished as they were in the 18th and 19th centuries. An abandoned railroad track, the first rail to link the city with Boston, passes through the park and serves as a nature trail.

See other parks in New York.
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