BRONX: BEAUTIFUL TREES, FLOWERS OF THE NY BOTANICAL GARDEN, WOODLAWN CEMETERY

THIS HIKE IS NOW SCHEDULED TO BEGIN AT 9:00 A.M. 

MEET at 9:00 AM at the No. 4 train Bedford Park Boulevard Station at Jerome Avenue.  

OR take the D train to the Bedford Park Station at the Grand Concourse and either walk west to Jerome Avenue to meet the group, or wait at the Grand Concourse for the group to pass by as we walk east to the Bedford Park entrance to the Botanical Garden, or walk east to the Bedford Park entrance to the Botanical Gardens and wait for the group to arrive.  

OR take the 9:25 a.m. Metro North train from Grand Central or the 9:35 a.m. Metro North train from Harlem/125th Street  ($6.25 one way fare) arriving at the Botanical Garden stop at 9:45 a.m., walk to Bedford Park Avenue at the south end of the platform then turn left (east) and walk to the Bedford Park entrance to the Botanical Garden and find the group there. DO NOT GO TO THE MOSHOLU GATE ENTRANCE.

Entrance to the “Gardens” is free on Saturdays until 10:00. After lunch in the “Gardens”, we walk out of the Botanical Garden at the East Pedestrian exit and walk to Woodlawn Cemetery. After our visit in Woodlawn, we will take the No. 4 subway train at Jerome Avenue to Manhattan. 

Moderate walking, some hills, about six to seven hours. Bring lunch, water, binoculars or a camera with optical zoom lens.  Heavy rain cancels. Call Friday evening until 9:00 PM, if weather is a question.

Leader: Tom McBreen—(516)[masked] (cell).

Contact hike leader directly if you have questions about the hike. 

Free for paid annual Shorewalkers members, $3 for non-members, visit www.shorewalkers.org to join.

 

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  • Tom B.

    Thanks for a great walk, Tom, a lot of fun, a lot of good scenery, and a great group of walkers.

    October 26, 2013

  • Jerry

    Thank you Tom, for a wonderful amazing day. The Bronx Botanical Garden, a 1st class world tourist attraction, is better than ever, with many improvements. Great hike leader, great group of hikers, great weather, and I got good exercise. Also, everyone KEEP ON HIKING.

    1 · October 26, 2013

  • Maysin W.

    Would it be ok if I meet you at the main entrance of the Botanical Gardens? What time do you expect to arrive there?

    October 24, 2013

    • Tom B.

      Hi Maysin, the group should arrive at the Bedford Park entrance by about 9:30 a.m.

      October 25, 2013

  • Jeannette

    Sorry to have to miss this great group, I will be out of town until November 21st...Happy Halloween all!

    October 20, 2013

  • Tom B.

    Please take note that the meeting time for this hike has been changed from 10:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    October 15, 2013

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