The Bronx is considered the borough of parks. Though famous for its urban environment and famous sites, 25% of the borough’s landmass consists of natural forest. Bronx County is also known for its extensive greenways.
Mosholu Parkway Greenway runs from Van Cortlandt Park to Bronx Park.
Pelham Parkway Greenway runs from The Bronx Zoo to Pelham Bay Park over to Orchard Beach and City Island and up to Westchester County.
Hutchinson River Greenway runs from the Cross Bronx Expressway to Pelham Parkway with plans to extend further north to Westchester County.
Hudson River Greenway runs north-south along the western edge of Manhattan ending at Inwood Hill Park, but plans will have the path going through Riverdale in The Bronx and extend up to Yonkers.
Bronx Harlem River Greenway will run along the Harlem River from the RFK Bridge to Van Cortlandt Park.
South Bronx Greenway will connect The Bronx River Greenway through Hunts Point to the Randall’s Island Connector.
Bronx River Greenway will run from Hunts Point extending north to Westchester.
Soundview Greenway will connect The Bronx River Greenway to the Hutchinson River Greenway.