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Northwest Central Park Loop

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Central Park

Northwest Central Park Loop is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near New York City, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and bird watching 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: 206 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

walking

bird watching

running

lake

views

city walk

Take the subway to the Museum of Natural History. Walk north along the park until you come to the northwest corner. This area of the park is always never really crowded and its nice and quiet. The trails head back south and parallel the road. It is a great hike to get out and "escape" the city for a while.

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Very cold this morning, but the hike was great. Lots of dogs out enjoying the snow. The start/finish is at the Museum of Natural History...so you can make a day of it by also exploring the museum before or after the hike.

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