Our Five Favorite Trails for Hiking in Van Cortlandt Park

A hiking route for Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY through Northwest Woods suggested by Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving.   After the festivities, you might be looking for some opportunities to burn off a few calories.  We would like to suggest that you considering taking a hike.  Did you know that Van Cortlandt Park is 1,146 acres with approximately half of that being forested with over 20 miles of hiking trails?  Van Cortlandt Park is the perfect place to hone your hiking skills while getting some exercise and taking in some beautiful scenery.  Here are our favorite five trails to hike in Van Cortlandt Park. Read more »

Friend of the Month- November 2013

Each month, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park staff will nominate one of our many friends as the Friend of the MoFriends of Van Cortlandt Park's Friend of the Month Charlene Dubin getting her hands dirty volunteering in Van Cortlandt Park Bronx, NY.nth.  The Friend of the Month will be one of our volunteers, supporters and/or program participants.  This is our little way of acknowledging what you all do for us.

It is our pleasure to announce that our first Friend of the Month is Charlene Dubin.  Charlene Dubin is a friend who has covered many bases with the Friends: she is a long-time volunteer, Hike-a-Thon participant and fundraiser, FVCP support and has been a seasonal employee. Read more »