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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Barretto Point Park

E/S Barretto Street & N/O Randall Ave
Sunrise to Sunset

Launch: Yes

Landing: Yes

Site Fee: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

Rental: No

Storage: No

Rest Area: Yes

Parking: Yes

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Barretto Point Park

Barretto Point Park

By Car

All major highways to Hunts Point (Bruckner). Take Tiffany Street to the end.

By Mass Transit

The 6 train to Longwood.

This would be good rest stop for a paddle around NYC or for a trip to paddle around North Brother Island.

Sanctuaries

North and South Brother Islands

Restrictive Conditions

It is an area of commercial traffic

Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions

Water can be rough. Lots of barge traffic

Currents

It goes out to the bay, where the East River and Harlem River meet the Long Island Sound and Bronx River and Hell Gate area.

Nearest Hospitals

Lincoln Hospital

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