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Pelham Bay Park

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Orchard Beach - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Pelham Bay and the Long Island Sound onto Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to… Read More

Osprey in New York City Parks - Pelham Bay Park

More than three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City's largest park property. Visitors to the park enjoy miles of bridle paths and… Read More

Pelham Bay Park - Glaciers of New York City

More than three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City's largest park property. The park’s varied landscape was shaped by the slow… Read More

Pelham Bay Park - Invasive Phragmites

Around twenty thousand years ago, New York was buried beneath massive glaciers. When the ice receded, it left behind the characteristic sketch of what would become Van… Read More

Pelham Bay Park - Salt Marshes in New York City Parks

Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants that would otherwise contaminate our bays and… Read More

Pelham Bay Playground

This playground and the surrounding park honor Thomas Pell (1613-1669), an English physician who owned the eastern half of the Bronx and Westchester. The Siwanoy, a… Read More

Pelham Golf Course

Opened in 1901 as the Pell Golf Course, this was one of the earliest public golf courses in the nation; Van Cortlandt Golf Course, established in 1895, was the first. At… Read More

Pelican Bay Playground

Pelican Bay Playground is reminder of an old and nearly forgotten name for Hunter Island. It takes its name from the Pell family, who once owned 9,000 acres of land in… Read More

Playground for All Children

This playground is one of several throughout the city aimed at providing a recreation area that all children, able bodied and disabled, can enjoy. The first such… Read More

Rodman’s Neck

The peninsula of Rodman’s Neck is located south of Orchard Beach between Eastchester Bay and City Island. The peninsula of Rodman’s Neck is located… Read More

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Pelham Bay Park Weather

  • Mon
    Sunny
    63°F
  • Tue
    Chance Showers
    68°F
  • Wed
    Slight Chc Showers
    61°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    60°F

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