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Fishing Fun & More (Free!) in Central Park!

The Harlem Meer is a man-made lake on the northeast part of Central park with an easy level walking... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Carolyn H
New York City, New York

The Harlem Meers is probably unknown to most New Yorkers. It is a wonderful opportunity for... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
upstate NY
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

The Harlem Meer is a man-made lake on the northeast part of Central park with an easy level walking path around it. The views as you walk around it are gorgeous in all seasons, especially fall, with flaming red & yellow leaves everywhere and tall...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

The Harlem Meers is probably unknown to most New Yorkers. It is a wonderful opportunity for youngsters to spend some time fishing and enjoying the outdoors.

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

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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Reviewed June 17, 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...More

1  Thank giolo
Reviewed June 1, 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...More

4  Thank HanKelly
Reviewed November 24, 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...More

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