Van Cortlandt Park

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CANCELLED: Outdoor Skills: Camp Cooking

Sunday, March 29, 2020

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Become a campfire foodie! Learn the basics of camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and how to make a meal with a Dutch Oven.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration begins on Wednesday, March 18. To register, visit the Urban Park Ranger Registration Page

Location

Location Details:
The exact location will be shared with lottery winners.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(718) 548-0912

Categories

Education, Nature

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Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 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

Outdoor PoolsVan Cortlandt

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this pool is closed for the 2020 season.

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