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Van Cortlandt Park

 Horseback Riding Trails

Please contact the stables for details on pricing and hours of lessons and rides.

List of Horseback Riding Trails

NameDescriptionStable NameStable Phone
Van Cortlandt ParkSituated on 21 acres, the Riverdale Stables offers academy lessons seven days a week, indoor and outdoor rings, boarding and training of private horses, summer and winter camps, lessons galore, and easy access to the miles of trails in Van Cortlandt Park.The Riverdale Stables(718) 548-4848

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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