Touring Central Park on a bicycle
Central Park in New York City is an ideal place for riding a bicycle. As there is so much to see it is always a good idea to join any one of the many Central Park bicycle tours that are available. For years, Central Park has been a haven for locals and tourists alike that want to see one of the largest urban parks in the country.
The Central Park loop runs just over 6 miles; the terrain is not really that difficult, the elevation difference is perhaps 75 feet, the highest points on the ride are Harlem Hill and the Reservoir.
The beauty of Central Park bicycle tours is the fact that you are accompanied by a knowledgeable guide that literally knows every inch of the park, you will be taken to places where you can enjoy unparalleled views of the park, and it doesn’t have to take all day, you can comfortably go around the park in four hours or you can arrange a day pass and spend the whole day poking around on over 47 miles of paths.
The beauty of Central Park:
Central Park is the “backyard” for most New Yorkers, within its 843 acres visitors will find meadows, a lake, nature at its finest, ball fields and more. Included in Central Park bicycle tours is a ride by Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle and the world famous Central Park Zoo. With the number of attractions and the physical size there is no doubt that seeing it from the seat of a bicycle is best.
Navigating the complexities of the park can be daunting for someone that is not a New Yorker, for those that only have a few hours to spare and don’t want to miss any of the memorable places and want to learn more about the park, a bicycle tour comes highly recommended. For more information visit Central Park Sightseeing.