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Van Cortlandt Park

 Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Stay connected to the Internet from your laptop, smartphone, tablet, and other mobile devices while enjoying parks across New York City. Check your email, share a photo, update your social networks, stream a video, get directions, and more.

LocationTypeProviderSSID
Parade GroundLimited FreeAltice USAGuestWiFi
Free    Partner Site

How to Connect

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Wi-Fi Hotspot Types

Free – Wi-Fi access is free for all users at all times, provided by AT&T.

Limited Free – Connect for free for three ten-minute sessions every 30 days or purchase a 99 cent day pass for service through midnight, provided by Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. WiFi service is free at all times to Cablevision’s Optimum Online and Time Warner Cable broadband subscribers.

Partners – Enjoy WiFi access provided by an NYC Parks partner organization.

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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