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Pelham Bay Park

Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465
+1 719-885-1258
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Unknown treasure

I have lived most of my life in the Bronx and had no idea how large the wooded area behind Orchard... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Jorge M
My days of yesteryear

As a kid while attending grammar school, i was introduced to a reinactment of the revolutionary war... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Julio C
Bronx, New York
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This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed scrub, salt marsh and a stretch of saltwater coastline, which makes this an excellent place for hiking, birdwatching and viewing wildlife.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tennis courts” (7 reviews)
“running track” (4 reviews)
“salt marsh” (2 reviews)
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Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd., Bronx, NY 10465

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have lived most of my life in the Bronx and had no idea how large the wooded area behind Orchard Beach was. My wife and I recently began bird watching and where online searching for local areas to do so.. wow what a great...More

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

As a kid while attending grammar school, i was introduced to a reinactment of the revolutionary war ( British against americans) by my god father who was my teacher and a history teacher and mentor ..Supposedly the real war was fought in those very grounds...More

Thank Julio C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Baseball fields, water playgrounds, basketball courts, bochi ball, tennis courts running track, football/soccer field, work out machines, barbeque picnic area. What else do you need? We love to ride bicycle through this huge park, and the bicycle trail connects this park with neighboring City Island...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Interesting fun park. we toured the mansion and the grounds which has a guided tour and was quite enjoyable

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great park for BBQs, exercising, biking, long boarding, hiking, etc. Has free parking and track/soccer field, playgrounds, etc. Bathrooms a little yucky but to be expected at a park. Lots of water fountains, and a water front. We had a lovely barbeque with the local...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Love this park there is so much you can do with your family or friends, you can run,walk or just sit in the Sun and enjoy all there is to see in this Park, you will love it ,take the hold day just to have...More

Thank Reinaldo R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is so much to do here. I have walked the track and watched my children play ball here. We have spent countless hours in the children's playground. We have walked the park to admire the trees. My children have ridden their bikes and skates...More

Thank JovanniTC
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Used to live in the area. Pelham Bay Park is really just a large city park. There are ball fields and paths to walk around on. Great place for family day together. There are a few interesting statues but that is pretty much it. Great...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Relly nice place to have a cookout, BUT you have to get there early so that you or some one can hold a spot. Nice and close to transportation. We had a cookout there once and it was literally right next to the bus stop...More

Thank Dominique W
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the park with the kids for a day out. First time there we just brought a picnic lunch and some chairs and blanket. There was a nice playground, barbecuing and bicycling allowed. Seamed peaceful. We plan to return.

Thank James R
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Questions & Answers
James R
27 August 2016|
Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
There is a very big parking lot for Orchard Beach - just follow the signs. You may have a hike if you are coming later in the day. There is a fee to park from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The city parks site says: During... More
Susan S
21 August 2016|
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Response from Alexander R |
Old Orchard Beach is in Maine. Orchard Beach in the Bronx is part of Pelham Bay Park on the shore of the Long Island Sound.
Cynthia W
7 August 2016|
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Response from GretaRoams | Reviewed this property |
Bronx Equestrian Center - This one is in Pelham Bay Park in the Northeast Bronx The Riverdale Stables - This one is in Van Cortlandt Park in the Northwest Bronx You can find them online and contact them for hours, rates... More