Pelham Bay Park


Siwanoy Trail

The Native American Siwanoy inhabited the land along the coastlines of the Long Island Sound, Eastchester Bay, and Pelham Bay, between Connecticut and the southern Bronx.… Read More

Split Rock

Split Rock is a glacial boulder, divided in half with a large crevice between the two pieces, and is an important part of the history of Pelham Bay Park and the Bronx. It… Read More

The Carriage House at Bartow-Pell Mansion

An architectural and historical treasure, the Carriage House at Bartow-Pell is the only unaltered masonry structure of its type and age still standing in New York City.… Read More

The Islands of Pelham Bay

There are many important islands dotting Pelham Bay as it expands towards Long Island Sound. From this spot on Orchard Beach, one can see Hart Island in the distance, and… Read More

The Lagoon

The lagoon has endured a long history of change. Located in the northeast corner of the Bronx, it originally included LeRoy’s Bay and spread out to meet the Long… Read More

The Meadow

Pelham Bay Park’s Meadow, along with its woodlands, marshes, and islands, is an important, prominent natural resource for New York City. Meadows and fields are the… Read More

Thomas Pell Wildlife Sanctuary/ Hunter Island Marine Zoology and Geology Sanctuary

The Thomas Pell Wildlife Sanctuary and the Hunter Island Marine Zoology and Geology Sanctuary in the northeast Bronx consist of a total of 489 acres of marshes… Read More

Twin Islands

Located east of Hunter Island along the northern point of Orchard Beach, the 19-acre Twin Islands and the surrounding environment are a valuable natural asset to New York… Read More

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Nature Centers
Pelham Bay Nature Center

Pelham Bay Nature Center is currently closed to the public.

Nature Centers
Orchard Beach Nature Center

Orchard Beach Nature Center is closed to the public.

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