Roberto Clemente State Park

Roberto Clemente State Park, located along the Harlem River in the Bronx, offers year-round programs of sports and athletics, cultural and creative arts and gardening to New Yorkers from the immediate community and throughout the city, as well as a new playground courtesy of Saturn. Clay Pit Ponds Preserve, on Staten Island, is one of the few areas within the city that offers horseback riding, while Bayswater Point State Park in Queens, operated by the National Audubon Society, conducts tours of this delicate bird habitat. Visitors to Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park enjoy a thrilling view of the lower Manhattan skyline from its riverfront boardwalk in Brooklyn, while the annual summer outdoor sculpture show turns the park into an outdoor art gallery.

Roberto Clemente State Park is located on DIRECTIONS:

To visit Roberto Clemente State Park by bus: Take route 18 Bus (170th Street) to River Park Towers and Roberto Clemente State Park. Walk down the ramp to the park.

To visit Roberto Clemente State Park by car from the South: Exit Interstate 87 at 179th Street, turn right on Sedgwick Avenue and proceed to Cedar Avenue. Turn sharp right at Cedar Avenue and drive approximately 1 1/2 blocks to West Tremont. At intersection of West Tremont and Cedar, see the bridge on the left side of the road; park on the street and walk to next overpass into the park.

To visit Roberto Clemente State Park by car from the North: Exit on Interstate 87 at Fordham Road, turn left at Fordham Road and proceed to Sedgwick Avenue, turn right at Sedgwick and proceed to Cedar Avenue. (Follow second part of directions traveling south.)

To visit Roberto Clemente State Park by subway: Lexington Avenue IRT Woodlawn Road #4 to Burnside Station. Then take BX40 bus westbound to the last stop. IND 205th Street Grand Concourse "D" to 170th Street Station. Then take Route 18 bus westbound to the park.

To visit Roberto Clemente State Park via Metro-North: All Metro North Commuter Trains stop at Morris Heights Station. For details, call 212-532-4900.

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  • Roberto Clemente State Park
  • West Tremont and Matthewson Road
  • Bronx, NY 10453
  • (718) 299-8750
  • Directions

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