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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Our kids loved this film and watched it over & over so they were really pleased when we brought them to it by surprise as we walked through the park. It’s not hard to find using google maps.

Thank My2cents-adviser
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Excited to bring our daughter to see the statue, as we've been reading the Balto books for years (fun fact, if you're ever in Cleveland the real Balto was stuffed and is on display at the museum of natural history!). Easy access, the statue on...More

Thank trimess
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Short walk through the park to get to the Balto Statue. Definitely worth the walk to see this, especially if you've seen the movie.

Thank Cassie4d4
Reviewed July 7, 2018

The Balto stature has a line near it of people waiting to take their pictures with it. It is a cute statue dedicated to sled dogs in 1925 that delivered medicine in Nome Alaska. And it is a cultural attraction, based on all the people...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to a concert when we passed this statue. It is fun, beautiful and a great photo op. If you have you do kids have them watch the movie first. It is a good cartoon that explains Baltos importance.

Thank Jill L
Reviewed July 3, 2018

While on a guided bicycle/cart tour of Central Park, our guide pointed out this statue from a distance and told us it was a tribute to the wonderful sled dogs in Alaska that braved the terrible weather, ice, and snow to bring the antitoxin medicine...More

1  Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The Balto Statue is dedicated to the most famous dog of his era. The Siberian Huskey Balto who lead a team of sled dogs to Nome Alaska to deliver medicine that saved countless lives and became a national hero. His statue can be found in...More

1  Thank LUCKY J
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a statue in the central park.You will see it on your Central park tour.A good photo opportunity.

Thank SE s
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I can't say i meant to visit this statue, rather came across it whilst walking through Central Park. I think its great to have statue's like this dotted throughout the park and its great to admire and take photographs with should you come across it...More

Thank Urethra_Franklin
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Of the monuments I enjoy seeing in Central Park is the Balto Statue just before the Willowdell Arch bridge. Sculpted by Frederick George Richard Roth and erected in 1925, here you see a bronze of a Siberian Husky called Balto, who famously led a dog...More

1  Thank BradJill
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