Bronx Park

Bronx Park [OpenStreetMap]

Bronx Park, like the surrounding borough and the river that runs through it, is named for the 17th century Swedish sea captain who settled the area, Jonas Bronck (1600-1643).

A very large flagship park at Burke Ave., E. 180 St. bet. Dr. Kazamiroff Blvd., Southern Blvd. and Bronx Park E., Unionport Rd. in the Bronx

Founded December 8, 1888 — 133 years ago

Learn More at NYC Parks Department

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