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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

High Rock Park

 Hiking Trails

NameLocationPark NameLength
Gretta Moulton Trail/Green Trail200 feet ahead of parking lot at the terminus of Nevada AvenueHigh Rock Park0.75 miles
DifficultyOther DetailsAccessibleLimited Access
ModerateThe trail head of this circular trail is off the High Rock Park access road near the Nevada Avenue entrance. The hike takes you along kettle ponds and knobs, formations characteristic of terminal moraine topography. The upland forest includes a patch of persimmon trees. The trail is also known as the Gretta Moulton Trail in honor of an ardent Greenbelt supporter. Bathrooms nearby.
NameLocationPark NameLength
High Rock Park Lavender Trail200 feet ahead of parking lot at the terminus of Nevada AvenueHigh Rock Park0.25 miles
DifficultyOther DetailsAccessibleLimited Access
EasyJewelweed, skunk cabbage, and various grasses and water plants can be seen, along with black water snakes, snapping turtles, and spring peepers. Bathrooms nearby.

Directions to High Rock Park

High Rock Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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