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Fort Tryon Park - Hiking

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What are the activities at Fort Tryon Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Fort Tryon Park?

The Fort Tryon Park is a 68-acre public park located in the Inwood neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, New York City. The park contains the highest point in Manhattan, which is also the site of the Cloisters Museum and Gardens, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The park was created in 1917, when philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr. donated land to the city. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., who also designed Central Park.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMThursday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMFriday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSunday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Coordinates
-73.9312995
40.8625608

What are the coordinates and address of Fort Tryon Park?

Fort Tryon Park
(212) 795-1388
Riverside, Dr To Broadway, New York, NY 10040, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Fort Tryon Park in New York can be accessed by taking the A train to 190th Street and then walking north on Fort Washington Avenue.

Why visit Fort Tryon Park

The Fort Tryon Park is located in the Upper Manhattan area of New York City. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., who also designed Central Park. The park features many different gardens, including the Heather Garden, which is the largest garden of its kind in the United States. The park also has a large playground, a bandstand, and a number of statues and monuments. The park is a popular spot for picnics and weddings, and it also offers stunning views of the Hudson River and the George Washington Bridge.

Is Fort Tryon Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Fort Tryon Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking and biking trails, a playground, and a dog park.

Things not to be missed

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in Fort Tryon Park. It is home to a collection of medieval art and architecture, including the Unicorn Tapestries. The park also features a playground, basketball courts, and a dog run.

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens: This museum is home to a collection of medieval art and architecture, including the Unicorn Tapestries.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: This world-famous museum has a vast collection of art from all over the world.

The American Museum of Natural History: This museum features exhibits on everything from dinosaurs to human cultures.

Central Park: This 843-acre park is a great place for a walk, a jog, or a picnic.

The High Line: This elevated park offers great views of the cityscape.

Where to eat?

1. The Cloisters Museum - This museum is home to a beautiful garden and cafe that overlooks the Hudson River.

2. Fort Tryon Park - This park has a great playground, dog park, and plenty of open space to picnic.

3. Inwood Hill Park - This park is home to a large meadow, perfect for a picnic, and a small pond that is great for fishing.

4. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum - This museum is home to a working farmstead and a cafe that serves up fresh, local food.

5. The Boat House at Inwood Hill Park - This boathouse is home to a cafe that serves up delicious sandwiches and salads.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMThursday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMFriday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AMSunday: 6:00 AM – 1:00 AM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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