Manhattan: Central Park Trail

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Manhattan: Central Park Trail is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near New York City, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.7 miles Elevation Gain: 164 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

road biking
4 days ago

Can get a little crowded sometimes with all the travelers but overall it’s super beautiful. If it’s summer time bring water and/or a drink with electrolytes you’ll definitely need it!

hiking
5 days ago

It'll never live up to the time I was serenaded on horseback, but Central Park didn't disappoint today. My daughter and I took a long walk before a bucket list item checked off, Wicked! Tomorrow we see Aladdin on Broadway! 1044

3 months ago

Beautiful walk today with perfect weather in NYC. The park is nicely clean with minimal litter despite the colossal amount of people out today enjoying the sun.

hiking
3 months ago

Went early on a Monday and it was below freezing with wind and some sun. Beautiful day to see most of the park as everyone was walking to work or walking their dog. Scenery was amazing! Dress for the weather it was windy and cold around the big lake.

3 months ago

wow great. walk at night. being a tourist

hiking
3 months ago

Must see for the tourist. Lots of people. Easy place to walk, bike, or walk without the fear of traffic. We felt safe. No issues. Gets you out of the hustle and bustle of the city for awhile.

hiking
4 months ago

Central Park remains one of my favorite places to visit, it’s a fun and relaxing experience.

hiking
4 months ago

Visited NY over a year ago and checked this one off the list.

5 months ago

pretty in the city

6 months ago

Beauty at every turn. Was on my bucket list and it was well worth the trip.

walking
6 months ago

Always a nice walk, still discovering new spots each visit. Especially around the lakes

walking
7 months ago

Best outing in NYC, nothing compared to the mountains of CO. It was great to get outside and see trees while we were in the city.

8 months ago

I am

8 months ago

Great. Place to run. Safe. Great people watching. The epicenter of NYC.

10 months ago

Beware of squirrels.

10 months ago

Best place in the city

walking
10 months ago

Escape from the city within the city

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

I run Central Park really often,doing the different loops. highly recommended, although there are quite a lot of people on the south end.

Friday, May 04, 2018

We actually did the whole loop and it eventually took 4 hours and about 6 miles. Wonderful. Pick up a map at Columbus Circle for $2 to keep track of the different sights. The lady also gave us good info such as the waterfalls in the northeast corner. Have a bite at the boathouse. Take water bottle and you can fill up. A must do if you are in NY.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Beautiful! Crowded but a large, well-kept Park with lakes, flowers, rocks, trees, botanical garden, fort, and zoo!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Very easy, but nice views of the park

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Especially nice during spring and fall.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Kinda hard to navigate I kept ending up on the road running path

Saturday, March 17, 2018

great AGIAN

hiking
Thursday, March 01, 2018

Simply for the historic value... 25 yrs ago during a heat wave in the beginning of April. Two days later the heaviest snow storm of the year...

walking
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

road biking
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

I had select road biking because it’s the thing I had done the much but all around Central Park have all of my respect I see one star review here !! Well good for them Central Park is locates in the center of the capital of the world and ones in it you may thing you’re in the wild it’s the greatest it’s incredible it’s amazing it’s Central Park nyc !!!!! One of the much incredible places in the world !!!

hiking
Monday, January 29, 2018

A great walk

trail running
Monday, December 25, 2017

This was great!

walking
Saturday, September 09, 2017

Beautiful park and lots of activities to do. Have seen the Belvedere castle , fountain and the boats lake.

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