Van Cortlandt Park

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December 12, 2000

AT OLMSTED INNOVATIVE DESIGNS LAY THE GROUNDWORK FOR EXCITING RECREATION

Before some of us ever hear of Capital Design projects, they reach a landmark moment-when the...

September 13, 2000

MENAGERIE OF ANIMAL ART MOVES INTO ARSENAL GALLERY

Commissioner Henry J. (StarQuest) Stern hosted festivities in the Arsenal Gallery on...

August 31, 2000

GREAT GREEN GIRAFFE BRINGS “YEAR OF THE TOPIARY” TO THE BRONX

At Parks, we love plants and we love animals, and topiary is the perfect way to bring...

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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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