Bicycle Riding


bicycle riding
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Family bike ride in Central Park.

Central Park is a great place to explore on a bicycle, offering breathtaking views from flat, hilly and scenic terrain.

On a bike you can see a lot of the park in a short amount of time. Park drives provide three long distance routes to choose from - 6.1 miles, 5.2 miles or 1.7 miles. You can also bike some shorter routes by crossing through the park at a number of locations.

Bicycle Rentals

Renting a bike is a great way to see Central Park. Enjoy the scenery as you pedal along at your own pace, stopping along the way to explore the many attractions

Bike rentals start at $15, and include a helmet, basket, lock and map. Book Now

Bicycle Tours

Have an expert guide you through Central Park on a bike tourCycle along scenic paths at a casual pace as you see many famous landmarks and attractions. Book Now

Bicycle Riding Hours:

The Park is closed to vehicle traffic during the following hours:
-Weekdays: 10:00am to 3:00pm and 7:00pm to 7:00am
-Weekends: 7:00pm Friday to 7:00am Monday
The Park is officially closed from 1:00am to 6:00am.

Rules to Follow:

-Law requires children under 14 to wear a helmet.
-Cyclists must ride in a counter-clockwise direction.
-Cycling is prohibited on the pathways.
-Pedestrians always have the right of way.
-Cyclists must use only the outer half of the recreation lane when the drives are open to cars.
-When the drives are closed to cars, cyclists must stay out of the recreation lane.

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