Fort Tryon Park, New York City

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#14 of 76 in Parks in New York City
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  • Interesting wooded area north of Manhattan. Very rehabilitated in recent years with the improvement of the neighborhood. It houses in its corner suoperior the Cloisters of the Metropolitan Museum
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  • It's hilly but you get a nice view from the top. There are several ways to ascend. All of them slightly sketchy. I always feel like I've accomplished something when I get to the top and haven't been m...  more »
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  • A great quiet park in northern Manhattan. The park is generally not overly crowded and is a nice escape from midtown. This is a great place to come for a walk or to enjoy the views. There are also some commercial shops in a fairly quiet neighborhood. In my opinion, definitely worth the subway trip up from lower Manhattan although it's not as grand as Central Park.
  • Fort Tryon Park is a great place to walk or lounge. There are terrific views of the Hudson River, Washington Heights and Inwood. Just being in the park you are already in one of the (natural) highest elevations in Manhattans and the park itself has hills and terraces which offer further elevations above that. Finally there is, of course, The Cloisters, a museum of medieval art. It's way uptown (take the A train) but it is called well worth a few hours of your time.

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