Van Cortlandt Park
June 21, 2021
NYC PARKS & THE VAN CORTLANDT PARK ALLIANCE UNVEIL TWO NEWLY RE/NAMED PARK FEATURES IN VAN CORTLANDT PARK
Kingsbridge Burial Ground renamed ‘Enslaved African and Kingsbridge Burial Grounds’...
October 9, 2020
NYC Parks cuts nine ribbons over two days on 17 acres of reconstructed parkland in the Bronx...
September 15, 2020
Over 17 acres of reconstructed parkland receives significant investment for surrounding...
July 16, 2019
NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz,...
June 18, 2019
NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Community Board 8 District...
March 28, 2018
Rangers to lead free archery lessons, nature exploration, wilderness survival activities and...
May 24, 2016
More than 6,000 Nominations Received Through Community Engagement Informs Selections...
October 3, 2014
Saturday, October 4 Highbridge Hawk Watch West 172nd Street and Amsterdam...
August 27, 2014
Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy’s Green Jobs for Youth program connects Bronx community...
May 22, 2014
In springtime, New York City parks offer some of the best birdwatching in the world, as hundreds...
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Know Before You Go
Van Cortlandt Nature Center
Van Cortlandt Nature Center will be closed Sunday, August 22, due to the dangerous conditions predicted as an effect of Hurricane Henri.
Van Cortlandt Pool
Van Cortlandt Pool is temporarily closed a result of heavy rain from remnants of Hurricane Ida.
- Outdoor Skills: Primitive Survival Skills
- Winter Solstice Hike and Campfire
- Gather Around the Holiday Log Fire
- Kids Week: Nature Puppet Show
- Kids Week: Stories by the Campfire
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Bocce Courts
- Cricket Fields
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Great Trees
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Historic Houses
- Horseback Riding Trails
- Nature Centers
- Outdoor Pools
- Pickleball Courts
- Running Tracks
- Skate Parks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots