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Van Cortlandt Park

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New York

Parks & Recreation

Van Cortlandt Park is the third largest park in New York City, located behind Staten Island Greenbelt and Pelham Bay Park. New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for operating different functions at park. The Woodlawn subway station serves the eastern side of the park and 242nd Street station serves the western side of the park. The largest freshwater lake of New York City is at Van Cortlandt Park.

Van Cortlandt Park is highly known for cross country running as it is used for several college races and serves as home for New York University, Fordham University, Manhattan College and Iona College.

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January 28 , 2014