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Marcus Garvey Memorial Park

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Madison Ave, E 120 to E 124 Streets, New York City, NY 10027-6316
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This was a bit of a fill-in-time before heading to JFK. What a gem. You're in the middle of Harlem, but the city seems a loooong way away. At the end of April, the Watchtower was fenced off, and the pool was being prepped for...More

Thank impvan
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Family friendly park. Lovely amphitheater. Cultural/NYC experience. Great for young and old. Playground for kids a plenty.

Thank rightcoastplayer
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I had no idea that this place even existed as it was a small green square on a map I got of Harlem. I decided to check it out and found that there was a festival going on at the time. The park is small...More

Thank ZebulonQ
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Went to see the play they did about the 3 musketeers and it was really good. I love that the park is open up for these young and fresh actors and actresses to showcase their talent in the community. The park was clean and the...More

Thank Tricia L
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Lots of people here having a good time. The park is very well-maintained, looks good. It shows the landscape of Harlem before the city took over. Very nice city park.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

A nice break from traffic. Park benches to sit, places for kids to play, a few nice gardens also. Oddly they are all completely fenced off as are many green spaces. Lots of people walking dogs in the morning. Playing fields look good for organized...More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Our friend's work is being exhibited as part of Art in Flux, throughout this park and in 5th Avenue. I had never been to this park, but it was a sweet little respite in the midst of city life. There is an amphitheater as well...More

Thank lisa d
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Marcus Garvey is a 20 acre park in the heart of Harlem, filled with history, playgrounds, resting places and the vibrancy of a living, breathing part of the city. I've walked there many times, and was always treated well by people who seemed to be...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

This park is near by several subway stations and Metro North, and some buses that go uptown and downtown and to Queens and The Bronx

Thank Jason P
Reviewed May 30, 2015

This park was very close to our hotel so we strolled Long one morning and were pleasantly surprised. 2 playground areas, a baseball court, basketball court and some bar stars exercise equipment which my husband used a few times. Locals that we spoke to were...More

Thank chel14
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