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Great place to reflect and read across the street from library and railroad.

I have spent considerable time when in Yonkers sitting in this park. I find it a soothing and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Geoffrey A
New York, New York, United States
Not far from the train and good food!

It's nice to walk through the park while waiting for a train or even to bring a picnic lunch from... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Pensacola, United States
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  • Average8%
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12 May 2018
“Great place to reflect and read across the street from library and railroad.”
7 Feb 2018
“Not far from the train and good food!”
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I have spent considerable time when in Yonkers sitting in this park. I find it a soothing and calming experience most of the time. Particularly if I am waiting for the railroad or just need a place to check messages and respond or read a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

It's nice to walk through the park while waiting for a train or even to bring a picnic lunch from one of the local restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank phyllism258
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A beaut(iful area!) Plus if you're an early morning riser, (10am to 12:30 or 1pm?) you might catch the Yonkers downtown Farmers' Market!!! And if you not there early no stress! there's grocer bodegas and super rite grocery stores closeby Prospect st. Argh.. now i'm...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Katvr84
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Used to be a parking lot where hookers and drug dealers hung out at night. Very nice park now. Interesting plaques with facts all along the railing

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jrpard0
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I never expected Yonkers to be so inviting and enjoyable. I have never thought of Yonkers as a place to visit, but I was very surprise. The people on the streets are very friendly and teh park is very cleane and inviting.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The park is beautiful. When I grew up, it was a huge parking lot, now they've exposed the Saw Mill River and built a park around it. Sculptures and bridges and wildlife (ducks, huge carp) in the middle of tall buildings near the Yonkers Train...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Felecia B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very nice little park that has "daylighted," or exposed, the Saw Mill River as it empties into the Hudson. Big carp swimming around, and they've added colorful lights. They also have a sound-and-light show projected onto the adjacent library at night.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JogNy
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This Hudson River boardwalk has stunning views, a cross-section of local folk (kids on bikes, rich millennials with kids in strollers that cost more than our monthly mortgage check), older couples like us, heavy men talking about off-track betting and the Yankees. It takes less...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Crowded but it was amazin, music, fireworks, a lot of security wich was 👍🏻👍🏻 ! Enjoyed the hudson river view and there are two restaurant around

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Paloma B
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is not a site you expect to see, but when you do, it is quite pretty. From seeing the birds, with their young to the opening of the river that was once covered to hearing the history behind it, it is a nice scene....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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