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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.

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Mosholu Parkway

Bronx Park to Van Cortlandt Park

Bronx

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Mosholu Parkway is a landscaped highway connecting Bronx Park to Van Cortlandt Park. It stretches from Allerton Avenue to Gun Hill Road, with an extension north through Van Cortlandt Park. The Mosholu Parkway Extension begins at the Van Cortlandt Park border and runs past the Mosholu Golf Course and the Van Cortlandt Golf Course, with interchanges at the Major Deegan Expressway (Interstate 87) and the Henry Hudson Parkway.

“Mosholu” is an Algonquin name meaning “smooth stones” or “small stones” for the nearby creek now known as Tibbett’s Brook. The southern end of the parkway was once home to another creek, running under what is now Middlebrook Road, which supplied water to a British fort located on old Van Cortlandt Avenue East during the Revolutionary War.

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Directions to Mosholu Parkway

Mosholu Parkway Weather

  • Mon
    Snow
    26°F
  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    27°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F

7-day forecast

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