Pelham Bay Park
Hutchinson River, Long Island Sound bet. Bronc County Line and Middletown Rd., Watt Ave.
Bronx, 10461, 10464, 10464, 10465, 10469, 10475, 10803
Directions via Google Maps
New York City beach season has ended. Beaches re-open in 2013 on Memorial Day.
Parks maintains 14 miles of beaches, all of which are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags.
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Orchard Beach and PromenadeLocation: On Long Island Sound in Pelham Bay Park
Phone: (718) 885-2275
Accessible Notes: There are beach mats available in Section 5.
Barbecue Allowed: Yes (Cornelia Avenue and Luten Avenue)
Directions: BUS: Bx12, Bx29, Bx5, Bx52, and Westchester Line number 45 serve the park. Orchard Beach is served by the Bx5 and Bx12 buses during the summer only. During the winter, take the Bx29 to the City Island Circle and walk to the beach.
SUBWAY: Take the 6 line to its last stop, Pelham Bay Park. Connect to bus (see above).
PARKING: Parking is $6.00 Monday through Friday and $8.00 on weekends and holidays.
More Info: Download Orchard Beach Rules (PDF, 20KB)
New York City beaches have closed for the season, and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.
Directions to Pelham Bay Park
- Request for Proposals Issued for Summertime Concerts at Orchard Beach
- Summer Interns Pitch In For Day Of Service
- Restoring the Orchard Beach Shoreline
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Bocce Courts
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Nature Centers
- Roller Hockey
- Running Tracks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Water Fountains