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Black Friday Hike: Northwest Woods

Friday, November 29, 2019

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

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On Black Friday, skip the long lines and work off your Thanksgiving feast while enjoying NYC's great outdoors on a hike with our Urban Park Rangers!

This hike explores the Cass Gallagher trail in the Northwest Woods of Van Cortlandt Park. Highlights include seasonal waterfalls, temperate forest, fertile wetlands, and rocky outcroppings. Join us and obverse how the flora and fauna change while we pass through these varied ecosystems.

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Location

Mosholu Avenue and Broadway in Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(718) 548-0912

Categories

Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Hiking

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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