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Highbridge Park

W 155 St and Dyckman St, Edgecombe Av & Amsterdam Av

Manhattan

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Named after the High Bridge, the city's oldest standing bridge, Highbridge Park was assembled piecemeal between 1867 and the 1960s, with the bulk being acquired through condemnation from 1895 to 1901.

Although widely known for its important landmarks, the Highbridge tower and formerly mentioned bridge, the park offers natural beauty and recreational fun that serve as reason enough to visit. The park boasts the city’s first mountain biking course and a world class skate park. Open vistas and an unusual geologic makeup greet visitors who stroll the pathways north and south through the park, while pedestrians and waterside cyclists on the greenways cherish its magnificent cliffs and large rock outcroppings. The Highbridge Recreation Center and Pool have kept active New Yorkers busy since 1936, and several playgrounds and ballfields have been constructed throughout the park over the last century.

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Events

Summer Sports Experience

Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on...

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Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

In remembrance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, all Recreation Centers are operating on a reduced schedule of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Therefore, some program times may change. Please contact your center directly regarding any schedule changes.
Anticipated Completion: 05/25/2015

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