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Pelham Bay Park

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Love to visit Orchard Beach!

I come here to visit friends of mine who live on City Island, and we love the whole park (the... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Grace P
New Haven, Connecticut
A great park with quiet, secluded areas for a full tan

Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park is a wonderful park, where I spend many days and evenings in the... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2019
Vale B
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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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Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park is a wonderful park, where I spend many days and evenings in the Summer. There are so many quiet, secluded ares, where I can lie in the sun just wearing a g-string and relax. It is very easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vale B
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Summer time you can see many people just chilling, walking and doing Sports. Park is Beautiful with Plenty of Things to do in Summer ie: Concerts and Events. Its a Great Place for Parties too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mildred G
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Offering a beach and natural areas, this park is a haven for a wide variety of bird species. We visited on a cold, windy day, exploring Orchard Beach/Hunter Island. Excellent views of waterfowl.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank songbird5212
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Pelham Bay Park has something for everyone. A tru-surface track, football and soccer fields. In addition there are tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, a workout area, and picnic grounds. If you want a real New York playground experience for your children, there are areas with swings,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pgau1956
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Grew up near Pelham Bay Park and have wonderful memories. Kept fit walking 5 miles everyday around the inner and outer track. Left the Bronx 10 yrs ago and whenever I return, I make sure to stop by the Park for a visit. Sounds crazy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kaykartz
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The park is espectacular. Perfect for picnics, bike riding, or simply walking. The 12 BX bus and the train 6, last stop, takes you there! Just go!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JLuSantiago
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I come here to visit friends of mine who live on City Island, and we love the whole park (the biggest in NYC I'm told). But Orchard Beach is a beautiful spot. It's not as nice as the Rockaways or the good people watching like...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grace P
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Love the park and visited so many times when i lived in the bronx. The park, the biggest in NYC is an open place with heavily wooden areas. The park is well kept and peopleare respectfull.i yook my child so many times and still i...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank N2273JBjosephc
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Biggest park in the city, absolutely insanely BIG! Quite a but to do, a playground, basketball and baseball field, a beach (although a very dirty one don't go there) and some other things right next to it such as mini golf and horse back riding....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 884efrainz
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The only thing that sucks is that if you enter the beach parking lot and you have a car and you want to have family time and enter with a T&LC license plate (taxi car) you MUST pay $13.00 . That’s not fair to us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Priscilla F
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James R
August 26, 2016|
Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
There is a very big parking lot for Orchard Beach - just follow the signs. You may have a hike if you are coming later in the day. There is a fee to park from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The city parks site says: During... More
Susan S
August 20, 2016|
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Response from alexanderr584 |
Old Orchard Beach is in Maine. Orchard Beach in the Bronx is part of Pelham Bay Park on the shore of the Long Island Sound.
Cynthia W
August 7, 2016|
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Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
Bronx Equestrian Center - This one is in Pelham Bay Park in the Northeast Bronx The Riverdale Stables - This one is in Van Cortlandt Park in the Northwest Bronx You can find them online and contact them for hours, rates... More