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The Central Park Lake

Central Park
Central Park West at 72nd St. , New York, NY 10019 40.777106 -73.963845
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Official Website

centralpark.com

Hours

Apr-Nov: Daily, 10am-6pm, weather permitting; Dec-Mar: Daily, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

B, C at 72nd St.

Parking

  • Nearby Parking Lots - Validated
  • Street Parking

Prices

Row boat rental, $10/hour; Bicycle rental, $9-$15/hour

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

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Central Park's second largest body of water (the Reservoir takes first place), the Lake was fashioned out of an ugly swamp. It’s a tranquil spot, with a bamboo patch, overarching bridges, and the Manhattan skyline reflecting off the water. Wander along the shore, survey the scene from Bethesda Terrace or rent a rowboat at the Loeb Boathouse.

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