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Harlem Meer

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Address: 109th Street, Next to Dana Discovery Center, New York City, NY 10029

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Picturesque lake surrounded by a gently-sloping landscape and nice walk paths. Great place to visit for those on the Harlem side of Central Park.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Picturesque lake surrounded by a gently-sloping landscape and nice walk paths. Great place to visit for those on the Harlem side of Central Park.

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Everyone is so used to the beginning of central park that they tend to forget that there is an end. Took the kids fishing at Harlem Meer. Pools are free to use given you show them an i.d., they give you bait to use and it is a catch and release but how can you go wrong. Great if you... More 

1 Thank giolo
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I came to the Harlem Meer because I had read about it as being the best place to fish in Central Park. The coolest part was that you could walk right in the Dana Discovery Center and rent a pole and some bait for free for up to four hours. Just needed to see my ID and get my phone... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2009

A must see in NYC! Picturesque views of Central Park, without the crowds. Me and my wife, ventured to this upper part of CP, bought a gigantic quarterpound burger from the deli across the street, and just ate while relaxing in this paradise in the city. For a moment there, you would think that your in some part of rural... More 

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