It's AUTUMNN, so let's walk Randall's Island and enjoy breathtaking views of New York City!
This event is outdoors and will involve light to medium walking activity. Please observe the local weather for this area and dress appropriately for cool temperatures.
We will be meeting at the entrance of ICAHN stadium.
IMPORTANT: If you will have difficulty with the walking activity, this event is NOT recommended.
PLEASE read the following:
*Wear the proper footwear appropriate for the walking activity*
*Bring water and snacks*
*Wear appropriate clothes for the weather*
Feel free to bring binoculars
DOGS - are restricted to certain areas of the park, for complete list of sections that allow dogs on Randall's Island, visit:
PHOTOGRAPHY: Without inclement weather, there should be plenty of natural light. Please bring cases suitable for outdoor use, cool climates and walking activity.
There are areas under construction and debris on the island, please use caution.
Public restrooms available.
Public - Take the 4,5,6 trains to 125th street and then the M35 bus (NW corner 125th street and Lexington Ave.) to Randall's Island/Icahn Stadium.
The M35 bus goes around Randall's Island
The 103rd STEET FOOTBRIDGE
Take the 4 or 6 train to 103rd street walk east along 102nd street to FDR Drive
OR take the M15 bus to either 100 or 102nd street
After walking east along 102nd street to the FDR Drive, walk two blocks north directly onto the crossover leading into the Footbridge.
Look for signs or Icahn Stadium and walk towards the location.
BIKING - use pedestrian ramps, bring your own bicycle security devices. Randall's Island is bike friendly.
MTA - For updates on delays, repairs and schedules, please visit:
DRIVING - go to http://maps.google.com
Expect a $7.50 toll if you are driving.
PARKING IS FREE
Except for parking at the Golf Center
GPS - use the following address:
20 Randall's Island Park
New York, NY 10035
For more information on Randall's Island and a printable map, please visit:
This event may be cancelled due to weather conditions such as heavy rain, megastorms, tornados, hurricanes, a zombie apocalypse, etc...
-Please check this page for updates on any cancellations/reschedulings -
The 103rd Street Footbridge is now open. The bridge will be open to pedestrians and cyclists 365 days per year, 24 hours per day. The bridge is accessible at the East River Esplanade at 103rd Street and FDR Drive. Take the 4/6 train to 103rd Street or the M15 bus to either 100th or 102nd Street. Walk east along 102nd Street to FDR Drive. Then, walk two blocks north directly onto the crossover leading into the Footbridge. Alternatively, take the M106 across town to FDR Drive and walk three blocks south. On Randall’s Island, the bridge is accessible at the southwest corner of the Island.
A new Bronx Shore Footbridge at the Park’s northern end remains closed until construction is complete on the Bronx River Greenway Connector to 132nd Street.
Pedestrian Ramps connect the Park to all three spans of the RFK Bridge.
Manhattan: 125th Street and 2nd Avenue to just behind the Golf Center
Bronx: Cypress Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard to the Bronx Shore Fields
Queens: Hoyt Avenue and 28th Street, adjacent to the Astoria Boulevard N/W station, to mid-Island, adjacent to the Central Fields
NOTE:Follow signs or look for Icahn Stadium and continue on to location.
***Give yourself extra time if you are walking the pedestrian ramps to the island***
(Can take 15 - 30 mins via pedestrian bridge pending on individual pace)
IF they are still OPEN....
The Beer Garden and Grill at the Randall's Island Golf Center
-There is only outdoor seating-
For more information on the Randall's Island Golf Center and information on their Beer Garden and Grill, please visit their website at: