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Pelham Bay Park

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Address: Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., NY 10465
Phone Number: 719-885-1258
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Enjoyable Nature Trail

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Southern NJ
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Bronx, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Southern NJ
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99 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had attended our annual field day for my students, not bad, very spacious, clean and my kids had a great time.

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mt vernon ny
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

i have been coming here for more years than I care to remember and can honestly say that I have seen this park go through some tough times and some good ones too. this place is definitely at the apex of its condition and is the perfect place to spend a quiet sunday. orchard beach has a wonderful boardwalk and... More 

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New York, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This park is actually larger than Central Park. Has a nice area to run in. Places to sit and people watch.

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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Pelham Bay Park is a great place to site see, ride you bike and check out the Quaker parrots. There's also a track and field, the park has picnic areas for the family.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Pelham Bay is just huge, Everyone has a good tome here Perfect place for BBQ's or Picnics if you like that term better lol, Family Reunions, Running Track, Baseball, Basketball ball, Playgrounds, Good for a nice nature walk, even a little secluded beach that I found on accident lol, Best part about it is that Its all free. Here's the... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the largest park in New York and it has everything- running track, running and biking trails, pick nick areas, playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts, a Beach (Orchard Beach), nature trails, in all a beautiful and safe place to take your family or just enjoy a quiet afternoon enjoying nature. Best of all- it's free!

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Eastover, South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Pelham Bay Park is a public park located in the northeast corner of the New York City borough of the Bronx and extending partially into Westchester County. It is, at least 2,000— acres,or more. Making it the largest public park in New York City. Inside of it you can find ORCHARD BEACH…with a wide board walk and walking trail. And... More 

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