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“what a surprise”
Review of New Croton Dam

New Croton Dam
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Israel
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77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“what a surprise”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Who knew this place even existed?? A lovely site in a scenic park in Westchester County, with a number of easy to follow trails. The dam is beautiful, with it's cascading water and before you go, read up on the history of this place (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Croton_Dam) - quite an amazing feat of engineering. We were there on a sunny day at the end of June and had a great time -- but it must be spectacular to see in the fall with the changing leaves. The park has picnic tables and toilet facilities, making it an easy place to bring the family.

Visited June 2014
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Palisades Park, New Jersey
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42 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A great view with a place to relax”
Reviewed June 10, 2014

New Croton Dam is a located in a scenic park that will enchant you with it's views of the water cascading over the sides of the dam. The dam can also be walked upon and seen from another unique perspective.

Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Relaxing spot”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

A very pretty and relaxing spot to have a picnic and forget a little about the crazy city life.
Bring your own food and drinks as there were no food concessions that we saw.
Only downside is they only had chemical toilets available when we visited.

Visited May 2014
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3 Thank missbrazuil
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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“beautiful place”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

we were there in the winter so nothing was open, but in the summer should be amazing. look beautiful and a nice picnic area next to it, great for BBQ

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank yarinka
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Croton on Hudson, New York
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Magnificent -- if you can find parking. Post 9/11 security of the watershed system has severely rest”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Post 9/11 security of the watershed system has severely restricted access by car. Once you get there, though, it is an awesome view and there is beautiful picnicking facility.

Visited April 2014
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