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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Astronomy: The Winter Sky

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Education, AstronomyFree!

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Location: Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Fitness, HikingFree!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Birding: Winter Residents

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Birding, Nature, WildlifeFree!

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Valentine's Day Hike and Craft

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Valentine's Day, HikingFree!

Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Old Croton Aqueduct Hike

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Education, History, HikingFree!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Kids Week: Survival Skills

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week with the Urban Park RangersFree!

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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