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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
Phone Number: 12124594455

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Lovely small park

The John Finely Walk goes along the East River side of this lovely park, filled with dog runs, playgrounds and well maintained gardens -- of course, it also contains the mayor's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The John Finely Walk goes along the East River side of this lovely park, filled with dog runs, playgrounds and well maintained gardens -- of course, it also contains the mayor's house, Gracie Mansion. The southern end is closed for construction of a new pedestrian entrance ramp, but city streets will get you here just fine. The river traffic is... More 

Thank robcurtross
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attend this park at least once a day. It contains beautiful flower arrangements that volunteers spend their time maintaining, along with Gracie Mansion at the north end of the park. There are various dog parks along with grassy areas for pedestrians to lounge and relax in. There is a large park for children at the south end of the... More 

Thank Michelle C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

In the hectic pace in NYC, this park is a pleasant reprieve. The area along the river with plenty of park benches is a perfect spot on a nice day.

Thank emme45
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This park was an amazing find for our family and became an oasis where the kids could play, the parents could relax and we could all escape the crowds for a while in the Big Apple. The play equipment at the southern end will entertain even the fussiest kids for hours and hours. It is well laid out with equipment... More 

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Great neighborhood park for kids. The kids ran around for almost two hours and really enjoyed playing ball and using the swing set with a view to the river.

Thank Emilio_VI_STT
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend it for a job after work, for kids to play and other activities. A little difficult at night as it is new York. Big dog walking place.

Thank AsianFoodies
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Great park perfect for a weekend stroll! Two dog runs which are usually filled with cute pups. Walking down the river is beautiful with plenty of benches and room. Best little secret in Yorkville!

Thank elisenyc86
Parlin, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Carl Schurz Park doesn't have the most appealing name, but the park itself is a pastoral oasis in a congested city. The park is situated in hospitable Yorkville on the upper East Side. It has a lovely embankment with wonderful views of Roosevelt Island and the treacherous spot for ships known as Hell Gate at the confluence of three rivers.... More 

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Cool little park to break up the monotony of the concrete jungle. If you hit this park at the right time in the morning you are bound to enjoy killer sunrises and catch a lot of picture. Not a place I would go out my way to see but worth a stop by if you are in the area and,... More 

Thank DannyB1
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Very pretty park, with flowers,a lawn for sunbathing and a walkway along the East River. Even though Gracie Mansion is surrounded by scaffolding now, the park is worth a visit anyway.

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