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Conservatory Water

Conservatory Water

"Boats on the Water" by CJay

Inspired by the model boat ponds of late 19th century Paris, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a place where children and adults alike could experience the pleasure of boating. Read more

Attractions

New York is full of hustle and bustle, but there are times when you just want to slow down and soak in some natural beauty without all the distractions. Find some tranquility in one of Central Park's designated "Quiet Zones". Read more

Visit

Model sailboats are raced at Conservatory Water, located near 72nd Street. Boating occurs every weekend throughout the warmer months. Read more

Sports

Photographer's comment:A great day for reflection. Read more

Photo Contest

Photographer's comment:After the snowfall... Read more

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Photographer's comment:Conservatory Water, Central Park Read more

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Photographer's comment:Took this photo at the Conservatory Water. I like the reflections of this water mirror. Read more

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Photographer's comment:Ducks and Toy Boats - Conservatory Water Read more

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Photographer's comment:This photo was taken from ground level at the Conservatory Water. Read more

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Photographer's comment:Couple enjoying a sunny day in front of the lake. Read more

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Photographer's comment:Infrared pic of the Conservatory Waters' Boat Pond at sunset. Shot on Memorial Day 2009. Original photo available: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smoovey/3564726621/in/photostream/ Read more

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Photographer's comment:Snow Prints Read more

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Photographer's comment:Floating Leaf Read more

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Photographer's comment:Duck swimming in the conservatory water/model boat pond Read more

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Photographer's comment:Duck swimming in the model boat pond/conservatory water Read more

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Photographer's comment:This image just captures what it means to be a young child in New York City Read more

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Photographer's comment:One of the many beautiful Daffodils out this Spring near the Conservatory Waters. Read more

Photo Contest

  • Daffodil

  • Boy with Sailboat

  • Talk to the Tail Feathers

  • The Not So Ugly Duckling

  • Below the Surface

  • Conservatory Water

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