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Cool city park!

We were here for my son’s cross-country race. It’s a very big park with flat fields for all kinds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abingdon, Maryland
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Health Fair held here!!

A perfect place to attract people from all walks of life. A beautiful and humongous park where you... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bronx, New York
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Van Cortlandt Parkis the third largest New York City Park with 1,146 acres. Over half of the Park is forested and it has the largest freshwater lake in the borough. There is a lot of history in the Park: - It contains the Bronx's oldest building...more
Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx, NY 10462
+1 718-601-1460
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for my son’s cross-country race. It’s a very big park with flat fields for all kinds of sports like soccer and baseball. There is a very fun and challenging running trail about 3 miles long that takes you through the pretty woods...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A perfect place to attract people from all walks of life. A beautiful and humongous park where you can just sit and admire or walk or bike! Beautiful in any season of the year!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JLuSantiago
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Good for walking, picnics, gatherings, relaxing, sports. When I visited the park there was a soccer game and cricket game in action. It was very entertaining to watch. There are ice cream and hot dog vendors in the park as well. We visited the park...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antoinette J
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I come here often to run the trails, most of the good ones are hidden in the back, in the woods where you can be alone for many minutes and get quite a nice workout on the hills. There is a horse stable nearby and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

came here with a group and had a blast. clean, great nature, and good atmosphere. if you need to relax or just have fun during the summer, this is your place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Efrain Z
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Van Cortlandt Park very long time! I remember when they had rowboats music club house golfers. They started canoe trips on the lake. You always have fathers or uncles with their kids fishing at the lake. There’s a wide variety of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bobsonera
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Love the trails here for a run. The cross country course is challenging and beautiful. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I visited the park on Father's Day. There were families all around the lawns with big umbrellas and big smiles barbequing to celebrate their dads. There was a competitive cricket game going on in a huge field, and squirrels along the path to greet everyone....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 316jarnold
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've been going to Van Cortlandt Park since I was a teen! This green space has something for everybody. Walking trails are many. The playgrounds are nicely designed for the young ones. Areas are available for barbecuing. I learned how to swim in V.C.P. Pool!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank I6846ZHshirleym
Reviewed 9 April 2018

One of those things - have heard about this /driven by this park many times through the years but never stopped. Didn't realize the expanse this park has to offer. After walking on a trail you forget you are in the Bronx. Spent a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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30 October 2016|
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Response from Friendsofvcp | Property representative |
Sorry but I don't know where in the Park this would have taken place. There is no where inside the Park where horseshoes is played today. You could try reaching out to the Bronx Hostorical Society they may have info.
21 September 2016|
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Response from Eli A | Reviewed this property |
yes it is
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7 September 2016|
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Response from Friendsofvcp | Property representative |
This is a public park- it's always free.