We'll visit Riverbank Park, Hamilton Grange, Morris-Jumel Mansion and Highbridge and Swindler Cove parks. About 8 miles and 5 hours, this is a hilly part of Manhattan and we will be walking up and down some some relatively steep inclines.
We'll begin by meeting at the 1 train station at 137th Street, take a walk around Riverbank Park, which juts out into the Hudson River on the top of a sewage plant, walk up the hill to Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton's home, at 141st Street, then north along Edgecomb Avenue through Hamilton Heights and Sugar Hill to the Morris-Jumel Mansion ($5 admission) at 163rd Street, where we will eat our lunch outside in the garden, walk the trails of Highbridge Park, then explore Swindler Cove Park. We'll end at the Dyckman Street stop of the 1 train; the A train is available at Dyckman and Broadway.
Meet: 10:30 a.m. at the 137th Street stop of the 1 train.
Video: The City Concealed: High Bridge