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Carl Schurz Park

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Address: E. 84th to E. 90th St. between East End Ave. and East River, New York, New York City, NY
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A neighborhood park

Visit Carl Schurz Park and you'll get a feel for how real New Yorkers spend a lazy Sunday. You can walk on the promenade and get a beautiful view of the East River, get a quick... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Nanyang, China
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Nanyang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Visit Carl Schurz Park and you'll get a feel for how real New Yorkers spend a lazy Sunday. You can walk on the promenade and get a beautiful view of the East River, get a quick look at Gracie Mansion, the Mayor's official residence, or bring a book and sit on a bench as the boats sail by. But no... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A perfect getaway on the upper east Side. This little gem of a park bordering the east river and east end avenue running almost from 96 th street down to the lower 80's offers a respite from the city. Almost everyday scores of new yorkers use they solace for walking their dogs, skating, skateboarding, running, jogging and just hanging out.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

On the Upper Eastside is a quiet park, known as Carl Schurz Park, I visited on a cold late November day. It has a large Promenade for jogging, walking, and strolling, many benches to sit, your view is not the most scenic, East River view, with the tip of Roosevelt Island, Queens, Hells Gate, and a Bridge or two, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The park (along with a dog park) has a roller rink of sorts and lots of grass to have a nice picnic. It overlooks the east river. It is right near Gracie mansion where the governor of NYC (traditionally) lives. The walk along the east river south from the park at 86th st extends along the river to another park... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our daughter and husband live two blocks away and as we were visiting to see our week old granddaughter, this was the perfect place to take her on her first outing, a walk through the park and then a New york "Pie" and soda at the side of the river, pity granddaughter was asleep and missed it!!!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

THis is a wonderful oasis in the city. Knowledgeable eatsiders flock here for a respite from the Concrete and giant buildings. There are a number of places where you can get a snack and take it here to enjoy in the "park" I love the feel of true refuge from Noise and confusion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

This park while small is worth a visit. The park sits between the avenue and a walkway which runs along the East River. People bring their larger dogs to the dog run or their smaller ones to a separate little cordoned off area to run and play. Many go to take the sun on the grassy areas. Gracie Mansion (the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I grew up near this park and it was a great place as a little kid, teen and now I visit it every time I am back in NYC. It is small and quant. There is always a hog dog stand and ice cream tuck parked outside during the warm weather. There is a doggy area near the river. Also... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Enjoy a lovely stroll in the park or even write a bike located at the Eastern point of Manhattan along the East River. You can see the lush beauty of a park that is totally maintained by the oldest community-based non profit organization in NYC. The park is lovely and overlooks the East River. You can stroll or even ride... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I read about this park in Tripadvisor, and decided to go. I went with a book. I drifted between the river, the barges, the ebook, the dogs, the people and NY sounds. Highly recommended.

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