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Pelham Bay Park

Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465
+1 719-885-1258
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Huge park

Baseball fields, water playgrounds, basketball courts, bochi ball, tennis courts running track... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Paul C
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Bronx, New York
via mobile
huge and beautiful

Interesting fun park. we toured the mansion and the grounds which has a guided tour and was quite... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Sharon S
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Palm Coast, Florida
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This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed scrub, salt marsh and a stretch of saltwater coastline, which makes this an excellent place for hiking, birdwatching and viewing wildlife.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“largest park” (6 reviews)
“nice park” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465
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+1 719-885-1258

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Baseball fields, water playgrounds, basketball courts, bochi ball, tennis courts running track, football/soccer field, work out machines, barbeque picnic area. What else do you need? We love to ride bicycle through this huge park, and the bicycle trail connects this park with neighboring City Island...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Interesting fun park. we toured the mansion and the grounds which has a guided tour and was quite enjoyable

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great park for BBQs, exercising, biking, long boarding, hiking, etc. Has free parking and track/soccer field, playgrounds, etc. Bathrooms a little yucky but to be expected at a park. Lots of water fountains, and a water front. We had a lovely barbeque with the local...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Love this park there is so much you can do with your family or friends, you can run,walk or just sit in the Sun and enjoy all there is to see in this Park, you will love it ,take the hold day just to have...More

Thank Reinaldo R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is so much to do here. I have walked the track and watched my children play ball here. We have spent countless hours in the children's playground. We have walked the park to admire the trees. My children have ridden their bikes and skates...More

Thank JovanniTC
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Used to live in the area. Pelham Bay Park is really just a large city park. There are ball fields and paths to walk around on. Great place for family day together. There are a few interesting statues but that is pretty much it. Great...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Relly nice place to have a cookout, BUT you have to get there early so that you or some one can hold a spot. Nice and close to transportation. We had a cookout there once and it was literally right next to the bus stop...More

Thank Dominique W
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the park with the kids for a day out. First time there we just brought a picnic lunch and some chairs and blanket. There was a nice playground, barbecuing and bicycling allowed. Seamed peaceful. We plan to return.

Thank James R
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Safe, friendly environment. The bathrooms were relatively clean and accessible. You may have to hike if your group is setup away from the parking lot. They can definitely use more parking or relax the rules for parking on the street, on the weekends.

Thank Lanie550
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Park is great for walks. From the middle of the north end of the parking lot of Ocean Beach you find the trail. It trails the bay and shore. In the afternoon of a weekday I met less than 10 people during my 2...More

Thank Finn_on_the_go
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James R
where do you park?
27 August 2016|
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Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
There is a very big parking lot for Orchard Beach - just follow the signs. You may have a hike if you are coming later in the day. There is a fee to park from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The city parks site says: During... More
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Cynthia W
I'm looking for a place where we can go Horseback riding in or near the Bronx.
7 August 2016|
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Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
Bronx Equestrian Center - This one is in Pelham Bay Park in the Northeast Bronx The Riverdale Stables - This one is in Van Cortlandt Park in the Northwest Bronx You can find them online and contact them for hours, rates... More
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