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Van Cortlandt Park

 Nature Centers

NameLocationPhone
Van Cortlandt Nature Center246th Street and Broadway(718) 548-7070
HoursDirectionsAccessible
April 1 - October 31: open to the public Saturday and Sunday noon - 4:00 pm, and for registered and scheduled activities at all other times. November 1 - March 31: open by appointment and for registered and scheduled activities

By car: I-87 Major Deegan Expressway to Van Cortlandt Park South exit. Merge onto Van Cortlandt Park South and turn right onto Broadway. Continue north on Broadway to West 246th Street. Street parking is available on Broadway and local streets. Use pedestrian park entrance on Broadway and West 246th Street. Nature Center is located between Van Cortlandt House Museum and Tennis Courts. Parking is also available at Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course and is a short walk to the nature center.

Public transportation: Take the 1 to the 242nd Street stop. Walk north on Broadway. Enter the park at W.246th Street and follow the signs to the center.
Take the Bx9 bus to the 242nd Street stop. Walk north on Broadway. Enter the park at W.246th Street and follow the signs to the center.

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

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