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The Park


Van Cortlandt Park’s physical and human landscape has evolved over thousands of years. This 1,146–acre park, the third largest in New York City, offers real connections to the region’s geologic and cultural history. Through the lens of Van Cortlandt Park, one can learn about the natural world while gaining insight into how infrastructure develops as a city grows and changes.

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VCP Master Plan 2034

A huge thank you to the hundreds of people who helped with the creation of this comprehensive plan for the park.  It was a two-year process amd well worth the efforts of all to compile ideas for the park's future.  

Elected officials have already responded and are starting to fund the projects in this plan. This is a great start in achieving the goals of this plan over the next 20 years!

Check out the purpose and details of the plan here.

If you have questions or would like to help implement the plan, please email the Van Cortlandt Park Administrator's office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Maps are avaiable as PDF downloads.

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There are many ways to get to Van Cortlandt Park - by car, by bus and by subway.

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