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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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Lovely

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars 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 

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4 of 5 stars 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 

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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