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Van der Donck Park

1 Larkin Plz, Yonkers, NY 10701-7081
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You're at the Transportation hub and hungry? You're lucky you at Van der Donk

A beaut(iful area!) Plus if you're an early morning riser, (10am to 12:30 or 1pm?) you might catch... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Yonkers, New York
via mobile
Nice little park

Used to be a parking lot where hookers and drug dealers hung out at night. Very nice park now... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Yonkers, New York
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1 Larkin Plz, Yonkers, NY 10701-7081
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A beaut(iful area!) Plus if you're an early morning riser, (10am to 12:30 or 1pm?) you might catch the Yonkers downtown Farmers' Market!!! And if you not there early no stress! there's grocer bodegas and super rite grocery stores closeby Prospect st. Argh.. now i'm...More

Thank Katvr84
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Used to be a parking lot where hookers and drug dealers hung out at night. Very nice park now. Interesting plaques with facts all along the railing

Thank jrpard0
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I never expected Yonkers to be so inviting and enjoyable. I have never thought of Yonkers as a place to visit, but I was very surprise. The people on the streets are very friendly and teh park is very cleane and inviting.

Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The park is beautiful. When I grew up, it was a huge parking lot, now they've exposed the Saw Mill River and built a park around it. Sculptures and bridges and wildlife (ducks, huge carp) in the middle of tall buildings near the Yonkers Train...More

Thank Felecia B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nice little park that has "daylighted," or exposed, the Saw Mill River as it empties into the Hudson. Big carp swimming around, and they've added colorful lights. They also have a sound-and-light show projected onto the adjacent library at night.

Thank JogNy
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This Hudson River boardwalk has stunning views, a cross-section of local folk (kids on bikes, rich millennials with kids in strollers that cost more than our monthly mortgage check), older couples like us, heavy men talking about off-track betting and the Yankees. It takes less...More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Crowded but it was amazin, music, fireworks, a lot of security wich was 👍🏻👍🏻 ! Enjoyed the hudson river view and there are two restaurant around

Thank Paloma B
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is not a site you expect to see, but when you do, it is quite pretty. From seeing the birds, with their young to the opening of the river that was once covered to hearing the history behind it, it is a nice scene....More

1  Thank ISayWhatIMean
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This must be one of the renewal projects I've seen happen in Yonkers NY when I first saw the area after it had been redone I almost thought I was in the wrong area

1  Thank girlin914
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This a nice place to sit and relax, or take a walk around the river site and look at the different artwork on the ground. Sometimes the Farmers Market be there to sell you fresh vegetables, homemade cookies, cakes and beverages, (usually during the warm...More

1  Thank Evelyn B
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