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Pelham Bay Park

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Address: Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465
Phone Number: 719-885-1258
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Golfing
Description: This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed...
This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed scrub, salt marsh and a stretch of saltwater coastline, which makes this an excellent place for hiking, birdwatching and viewing wildlife.
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Pelham Bay Park

This is a nice clean park for picnics. There is also a jogging track and baseball fields. I enjoy this park and come often with my kids. There is always a lot of activities going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Bronx, New York

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a nice clean park for picnics. There is also a jogging track and baseball fields. I enjoy this park and come often with my kids. There is always a lot of activities going on such as soccer playing, kids riding their bikes, etc. It's a must go.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love going here for early morning runs. Later in the day, it gets pretty crowded in the summer. During fall-spring, crowds are much more modest and scenery is often even better. I frequently see raccoons, skunks, deer, and sometimes wild turkeys. A gem of a park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I took my small children to Pelham Bay Park to ride their bikes and play in the children's park. We also walked to the edge where the water is. My boy's had a wonderful time.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Good place for the family to go and enjoy some good sun worshipping. Plenty of place to grill, kid section to run, play, and get wet.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very nice park to come and relax, Area is safe and very clean. Great place for a picnic and to ride your bike

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I grew up a block away from the park, which is a haven for any outdoor adventure. You can walk for miles, or bike up to Orchard Beach or City Island.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Since i was a kid i always loved this park and as an adult i still love and it's very accesable via the 6 train and several buses in the area. I always go there once in a while and it reminds me as a child running around.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I know that this is the largest public park in NYC. I suggest it is a visit for a lazy day in the park. Usually pretty packed on the side of the New England with lots of families. Less by the track area. There is some food stands, but the best bet is to bring a picnic lunch or bar-b-que.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our adult daughter, who lives in NYC, wanted to visit Pelham Bay Park, so we picked her up and headed up the FDR Drive. We came to a huge parking lot which in the summer is probably packed with beachgoers, but on a Sunday morning in April, it was pretty empty. Although there were lanes to go through to pay... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Pelham Bay Park is a hidden gem. It's nestled in the Bronx, near Orchid Beach, where you can have a great leisurely walk. It has ample parking with city tennis courts, track running field, softball field. picnicking areas and nature trails. Its a great all round ark, AND ITS FREE.

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