Fort Tryon Park


Anne Loftus Playground

What was here before? Early Dutch settlers referred to this forested, high ground as “Lang Bergh” or Long Hill. The Weckquaesgeek lived in the area… Read More


Located in historic Fort Tryon Park in a wooded thicket east of Cabrini Drive, this sculpture is decidedly contemporary in both form and materials. Made of industrial… Read More

Heather Garden

After John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (1874–1960) began acquiring parcels of land for what would become Fort Tryon Park, he employed the Olmsted Brothers architectural firm… Read More

Jacob K. Javits Playground

This playground is named after admired New York politician Jacob Koppel Javits (1904-1986). Jacob K. Javits Playground is bounded by Margaret Corbin Circle and Fort… Read More

Margaret Corbin Circle

Margaret Corbin (1751–1800Α), for whom Fort Tryon Park’s drive and entrance are named, took control of her fallen husband John’s cannon and fought… Read More

The Cloisters

The Cloisters, a replica of a medieval monastery, rises from the towering cliffs of Fort Tryon Park in the Washington Heights section of northern Manhattan. A designated… Read More

Directions to Fort Tryon Park

Know Before You Go

Fort Tryon Park

We're reconstructing some of the pathways in Fort Tryon Park to improve park access. This work will be done in phases. During Phase 1, the path along Broadway between Arden Street and near Sherman Avenue, and the connecting path west, are currently closed. Please use alternate pathways.

To learn more about this project and to track our progress, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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