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Van Cortlandt Parkis the third largest New York City Park with 1,146 acres. Over half of the Park is forested and it has the largest freshwater lake in the borough. There is a lot of history in the Park: - It contains the Bronx's oldest building...more
We were here for my son’s cross-country race. It’s a very big park with flat fields for all kinds of sports like soccer and baseball.
There is a very fun and challenging running trail about 3 miles long that takes you through the pretty woods...More
Good for walking, picnics, gatherings, relaxing, sports. When I visited the park there was a soccer game and cricket game in action. It was very entertaining to watch. There are ice cream and hot dog vendors in the park as well. We visited the park...More
I come here often to run the trails, most of the good ones are hidden in the back, in the woods where you can be alone for many minutes and get quite a nice workout on the hills. There is a horse stable nearby and...More
I’ve been coming to Van Cortlandt Park very long time! I remember when they had rowboats music club house golfers. They started canoe trips on the lake. You always have fathers or uncles with their kids fishing at the lake. There’s a wide variety of...More
I visited the park on Father's Day. There were families all around the lawns with big umbrellas and big smiles barbequing to celebrate their dads. There was a competitive cricket game going on in a huge field, and squirrels along the path to greet everyone....More
I've been going to Van Cortlandt Park since I was a teen! This green space has something for everybody. Walking trails are many. The playgrounds are nicely designed for the young ones. Areas are available for barbecuing. I learned how to swim in V.C.P. Pool!...More
One of those things - have heard about this /driven by this park many times through the years but never stopped. Didn't realize the expanse this park has to offer. After walking on a trail you forget you are in the Bronx. Spent a couple...More
Response from friendsofvcp | Property representative |
Sorry but I don't know where in the Park this would have taken place. There is no where inside the Park where horseshoes is played today. You could try reaching out to the Bronx Hostorical Society they may have info.