Van Cortlandt Park trails, including the Old Croton Aqueduct

Van Cortlandt Park trails, including the Old Croton Aqueduct

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 11:00am

Joint Walk with Friends of Van Cortlandt Park & the Urban Trail Conference

Meet in either of two locations at 11 am:  Take the local No. 1, IRT, to the last stop in the Bronx, 242nd St. and meet downstairs on the park side of Broadway OR meet at the first parking lot (free) of the Van Cortlandt Park (VCP) golf course. Beginning at the VCP golf clubhouse – moderate walk, approximately 6 miles, can be muddy, portions on the John Muir Trail will be hilly. Please bring food & water.  History, birds, botany, and beauty may be anticipated. We will conclude at the historic 1902 golf clubhouse, where (at your option) you may purchase snacks and cocktails. Sara Kelsey, David Bernstein (Urban Trail Conference), and John Butler (Friends of Van Cortlandt Park) leaders. Inquiries: Sara Kelsey,, 646-303-1448.


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Van Cortland Park

Van Cortlandt Park — more than a thousand acres atop the ridges and valleys of the northwest Bronx — is New York City's third largest park. Playing fields and playgrounds are scattered about the park's edges, surrounding a richly forested heartland fed by Tibbets Brook.