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Central Park

 Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Stay connected to the Internet from your laptop, smartphone, tablet, and other mobile devices while enjoying parks across New York City. Check your email, share a photo, update your social networks, stream a video, get directions, and more.

LocationTypeProviderSSID
South side near Sheep Meadow/ Mineral SpringFreeAT&Tattwifi
South side near Central Park ZooFreeAT&Tattwifi
South side near Tavern on the GreenFreeAT&Tattwifi
South side near Rumsey PlayfieldFreeAT&Tattwifi
Free    Partner Site

How to Connect

Looking to get online? Find a wi-fi site near you, learn more about how to connect to that site, and find out how to safely use public wi-fi.

Get Connected to Wi-Fi in Parks

Wi-Fi Hotspot Types

Free – Wi-Fi access is free for all users at all times, provided by AT&T.

Limited Free – Connect for free for three ten-minute sessions every 30 days or purchase a 99 cent day pass for service through midnight, provided by Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. WiFi service is free at all times to Cablevision’s Optimum Online and Time Warner Cable broadband subscribers.

Partners – Enjoy WiFi access provided by an NYC Parks partner organization.

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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Starting June 29, 2015, Central Park Drives north of 72nd Street will be permanently car-free. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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