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 Roberto Clemente State Park is an urban park located along the Harlem River in the Bronx, New York.  There is no wilderness within its borders, and no camping is permitted.  Please go to www.nysparks.state.ny.us for infromation about the park and its features. Says Shelley Weinreb

Looking for something close to Roberto Clemente State Park? Kissena Lake is nearby. Do schedule some time to check out Barretto Point in close proximity to Roberto Clemente State Park if you have a chance. From Roberto Clemente State Park you acquire a good sight of Mount Saint
    Vincent. Camp Wildwood is a magnificent local campground, and as expected Steinway Creek is a charming stream that is worth taking a look at. No way I can stop, cause I'm havin' a delightful time here at Roberto Clemente State Park. Belgrade Lakes Golf is a golf course near Roberto
Clemente State Park, and close by you locate tremendous locations like Hog Back. Bronx Kill is a fine local stream; dry warm beds await you at Days Inn Bronx-Yankee Stadium. 


The Harlem River Ecology Center is an urban nature center and micro-maritime museum, located at the southern end of Roberto Clemente State Park, NYC Bridge Park and River Park Towers. The entrance of the center faces the water, beneath building 10. This unique urban nature center offers weekly family programs, and school and afterschool fieldtrip programs on the weekdays with advance appointment. Every Saturday & Sunday in the Spring and Summer is FAMILY WALK-IN & KIDS DAY. Parents and Children can enjoy exhibit tours of a wonderful estuarium, aviary, and reptarium to discover and learn about the living nature of our urban estuary and urban watershed.  Another highlight is the center's micro-maritime museum. The modest museum offers a selection of modelships, underwater artifacts found beneath the urban estuary, prints and photography that celebrate a host a diverse heroes. An seasonal guided ecocruises series offers participants a safe and convenient way to explore the Harlem River beginning in June. Ecocruises are held aboard the organizations strong and sturdy 32ft indian shipping canoe that accommodates 21 paddlers at a time.

The Harlem River Ecology Center is conceived and established by The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy ( UDEC). UDEC has served various communities in NY Harbor in envionmental education, community stewardship,conservation support and scientific diving, youth environmental leadership development and maritime cultural enrichment.

Public hours in the Spring/Summer are Sat and Sun from 1pm-6pm.www.urbandivers.org - UDEC HARLEM RIVER ECOLOGY CENTER
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These outdoors activities are available in and near Roberto Clemente State Park.
 Lakes in and near Roberto Clemente State Park
Zabriskies Pond, Bergen County, 9 miles away
Kissena Lake, Queens County, 10 miles away
Oakland Lake, Queens County, 12 miles away
Gedney Pond, Westchester County, 13 miles away
Hughes Lake, Passaic County, 15 miles away
 Campgrounds in and near Roberto Clemente State Park
Camp Wildwood, New York, 5 miles away
Kaufmann Henry Campgrounds, Pearl River, 12 miles away
Liberty Harbor RV Park, Jersey City, 12 miles away
Trailmark Outdoor Adventures, Nyack, 12 miles away
Camp Echo Lake, Elmsford, 12 miles away
 Public Lands in and near Roberto Clemente State Park
Gateway National Recreation Area, Brooklyn - NY , 18 miles away
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, New Lisbon - NJ , 68 miles away
Riverbank State Park, New York, 3 miles away
Tallman Mountain State Park, New York, 9 miles away
Blauvelt State Park, New York, 12 miles away
 Marinas in and near Roberto Clemente State Park
Englewood Boat Basin, Englewood Cliffs , 2 miles away
J M Englewood Marina, Englewood Cliffs , 2 miles away
Iskenderov Marina, Fort Lee , 3 miles away
Von Dohln Marina On the Hudson, Edgewater , 4 miles away
Edgewater Marina, Edgewater , 4 miles away
 Whitewater Rivers in and near Roberto Clemente State Park
Penlolopen Brook, Orange County , 24 miles away, Class IV(V+) - 1 miles long (Queensboro Lake to a mile above 9W)
Popolopen Creek, Orange County , 26 miles away, Class IV-V - 4 miles long (to Popolopen Bridge)
Ramapo River, Orange/ Rockland County , 26 miles away, Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Route 210 to Ramapo)
 Hotels near Roberto Clemente State Park
Days Inn Bronx Near Stadium, Bronx , 2 miles away
Umbrella Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Bronx , 2 miles away
Super 8 Bronx, Bronx , 3 miles away
Rodeway Inn Bronx Zoo, Bronx , 3 miles away
Howard Johnson Express Inn Bronx, Bronx , 3 miles away
 Golf Courses near Roberto Clemente State Park
Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course, Bronx , 2 miles away
Belgrade Lakes Golf, Belgrade Lakes , 3 miles away
 Ski Areas near Roberto Clemente State Park
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 29 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs

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