Recreational & Family - Manhattan Greenway
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06-10-05, 08:41 AM
Anyone familiar with this?? Plan to do it a few times this year..thanx...
06-10-05, 09:06 AM
06-10-05, 05:55 PM
Are you talking about the greenway the goes around the rim of Manhattan? It's supposed to be a master plan for a collection of connecting greenways that will criss-cross and ring the island, but I think the waterfront is the only part that is mostly complete.
Been on the West Side Greenway a couple of times (blowing off extra energy after the Bike New York tour.) From the Battery to around 133 st where it detours around a grocery store parking lot. The lower part isn't very green, and its very crowded on weekends, but it is a nice ride. Very, very flat. Gets better when it gets to Riverside Park, around 59th st.
Brochure with map http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/facilities/images/manhattan-waterfront-greenway.pdf
hey look! my dad is asking questions on bikeforums :)
Go easy on him. I explained the whole "be detailed in your questions" thing... hehe..
Im so proud of my dad - the past few weeks he's gotten people together at his workplace on friday nights for group rides. They did 22 miles tonite :)
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