Bronx Parks & Gardens
Public Garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson and Palisades.
New York's public garden featuring 28 gardens and restored Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.
The Bronx Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Park is the largest urban zoo in the United States and sits on over 250 acres (100 ha) of park lands and natural habitats. In addition to extensive exhibits, the park offers indoor and outdoor rides, lectures and talks on wildlife conservation and wildlife theater.
The 1,146-acre (464-ha) Van Cortlandt Park is the fourth largest park in New York City and contains the country's oldest municipal golf course, the Bronx's oldest building (Van Cortlandt House, built in 1749), and the largest freshwater lake in the borough. The park also boasts the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (a National Historic Landmark trail), and a renowned cross-country running course. Visitors can also enjoy numerous ball fields and courts, children's playgrounds, a nature center and the Riverdale Equestrian Center.
This is a 25-acre park that sits on the banks of the Harlem River in the Bronx. There is a recreation building, an Olymic sized pool, ball fields and picnic areas available for guest use.