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North Bronx Bikeway (Mosholu-Pelham Greenway)

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Scenic bike path from Van Cortlandt to Pelham Park

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Borough : Bronx
Neighborhood : Pelham Bay Park
Open Space, What New Yorkers Find Beautiful, Recreation, Play

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The borough that has the most greenspace, the Bronx, also has a bike trail that connects its large, beautiful parks.The North Bronx Bikeway is a scenic bike path through the north and central Bronx extending from Van Cortlandt Park in the northwest, down past the Botanical Gardens in Bronx Park, along scenic Pelham Parkway, and ending up in Pelham Bay Park, City Island, and Orchard Beach.

To ride the path, just follow the signs for the city's Greenway System which was developed by the Department of City Planning to provide a recognizable identity for the city-wide greenway system while guiding users along the routes. The Department of City Planning’s goal is 350 miles of proposed bicycle and pedestrian paths throughout the five boroughs. Seventeen percent (or 59 miles) of the system exists in good condition (another 31% or 106 miles needs improvement, and the remaining 52% is in the proposal...

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Christina Martinez

Scenic bike path through the north and central Bronx linking Van Cortlandt Park to Pelham Bay Park.

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