Bronx River Parkway Reservation | Valhalla Westchester County New York
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Bronx River Parkway Reservation


Westchester County

Things to Do, linear park, Westchester County Park, southern Westchester County, ponds, wooden footbridges, bicycling, walking, running, nature study, Fishing, Hiking Trails Walking, Ice skating, Winter Activities Bronx River Parkway Reservation

The Bronx River Parkway Reservation, one of Westchester’s oldest parks, is an 807-acre paved linear park that was created as an adjunct to the Bronx River Parkway that opened in 1925.

The Reservation touts a number of firsts including:
  • First linear park in Westchester, as well as one of the first in the country, and, the Bronx River Parkway was the first parkway in the nation.

  • First official Westchester County Park, whose establishment led to the creation of today’s County Park System of more than 50 parks spanning nearly 18,000-acres.

The picturesque reservation, which runs through the heart of southern Westchester County, features ponds, wooden footbridges and hundreds of varieties of native trees and shrubs. It is a favorite place for bicycling, walking, running and nature study.

The Bronx River Pathway consists of three paved segments:

  • A one-mile loop near Oak Street in Mount Vernon
  • A 4.6-mile section from Palmer Road in Bronxville north to Crane Road in Scarsdale
  • A 5-mile section extending from Green Acres Avenue in Hartsdale to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla
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Things To Do at Bronx River Parkway Reservation
Biking Pathways and Trails
Audubon (birding)
Hiking / Walking
Nature study
Recreational Trail
Trailhead for Hiking
Wheelchair Accessible
    Winter Activities
    Cross County Skiing
    Ice Skating

Location: Valhalla

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