Bronx: Beautiful trees, flowers of the Bronx Botanical Garden, Arthur Avenue, The Edgar Allen Poe Cottage and the Hall of Fame

Moderate walking, some hills, about five to six hours.  We will walk down Bedford Park Blvd. to meet with the walkers arriving on the Metro North from Grand Central Terminal at 9:45AM. Entrance to the “Gardens” is free on Saturdays until 10:00AM. After a walk in the “Gardens” we will walk west on Fordham Road to Arthur Avenue for lunch. We will then go to The Edger Allen Poe Cottage(fee $3.00) off the Grand Concourse and then on to the Bronx Community College for the "Hall of Fame for Great Americans". We will walk to the Burnside Station ( No. 4 train) to return to Manhattan.

Bring lunch, water, binoculars or a camera with optical zoom lens. We will go rain or shine. Check the Shorewalker’s calendar for possible changes. 

Meet:  9:00AM, exit at Bedford Park Boulevard  ( No.4, D train on Grand Concourse ). Call Friday evening until 9:00 PM, if there is a question. Leader: Tom McBreen— (516) 812-0156.

Video:  Hall of Fame

Bronx Hall of Fame

Event date: 5- 13-2017 9:00 AM
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Hikeleader Tom McBreen
Phone (516) 812-0156
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