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Carl Schurz Park

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Upper East Side
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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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Peaceful park...feel like a local...

With Central Park so close by, this park is mostly used by locals. There are 2 dog parks. One for small & one for large dogs so you are sure to see many neighbors walking their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With Central Park so close by, this park is mostly used by locals. There are 2 dog parks. One for small & one for large dogs so you are sure to see many neighbors walking their dogs. Has a great playground and lovely views along the east river. Easy walking paths are lined with gorgeous gardens maintained by local groups.... More 

Thank LPLoveToTravel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

While on business on the upper east side, I saw a magnificent park, well manicured lawns, beautiful landscape, spotlessly clean, with areas for jogging, walking, lounging, pet walking and a view of the river that was breathtaking. I remember being amazed at how peaceful this park appeared. A great place to visit.

Thank executiveproducer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really, this park is so lovely. You can go meandering around through patches of lavender and mint and other colorful and fragrant herbs. Pause and look out at the East River and any ships going by. There are at least two places for dogs to run around. I'm a bit eccentric so I sometimes bring my Bengal cat on a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Just across Columbia University, off Morningside Drive is this park with a varied landscape. At the main entrancee is the statue of Carl Schurz, a well known statesman who supported Lincoln and fought for civil liberties.

Thank Peter H
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Thus is a beautiful park that is adjacent to the river board walk (great). This is also where the mayor is living. This is a great place to go to on a sunny day!

Thank 367PierreA
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Great park on the East side of Manhattan. Located directly adjacent to Gracie mansion, Carl Schurz Park over looks the East River. The East River pedestrian path borders the East end of the park and the park goes all the way to East End Avenue. The park spans 3 city blocks in length. There are tons of walking paths throughout... More 

Thank Jvalliant
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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