Central Park – 72nd Street Cross Road Area

The Middle of the Park – 72nd Street Cross Road

We are going to start in the middle of park entering at the 72nd street cross-road. It really doesn’t matter from which side of the park you enter. You will meet plenty of people and it is quite safe during the non-evening hours.

 The most prominent place in the park may very well be the Bethesda Terrace, it is the first structure erected in the park.

 The focal point, apart from the Terrace itself, is the Lake.

The Lake is bounded by

  • Ramble,
  • Boathouse,
  • Terrace and
  • The west side of the park.

Walk along the western path from the Terrace to the most photographed bridge – Bow Bridge.

To the east is the Conservatory Pond. During nice weather you can rent radio controlled sailboats. To the west is Strawberry Fields.

Hint: There is a snack bar and rest rooms at the Conservatory Pond. Also, there is a restaurant and rest rooms at the Boathouse.

The following are pictures taken in this area… have fun finding them and I am sure you will enjoy finding your discoveries. Remember that Central Park is beautiful during every season.

next: we will stay in the park but move north