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Central Park - Bow Bridge

Central Park (74th St.), New York, NY

The mission of the Central Park Conservancy, a private non-profit, is to restore, manage, and enhance Central Park, in partnership with the public.

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  • "... Wish on something & it shall come true..." (2 tips)
  • "... in the shape of an archer’s bow." (1 tip)
  • "One of the most romantic and famous of Central Park’s landmarks. It..." (2 tips)
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Like a mini-Cleopatra on a mini-barge, Adelita Clark (wearing a mini-bathing suit) is rowed under the bridge in 1967, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · August 22, 2011
  • Jeff W.

    Romantic any day but especially in the fall! Read & leave your initials on this cast-iron suspending bridge in the shape of an archer’s bow.

    Jeff W. · September 23, 2011
  • Mike P.

    Walk to middle of bridge n look west, your dream shall come true!

    Mike P. · January 16, 2010
  • reza setiawan

    The 'make believe' bridge. Wish on something & it shall come true...

    reza setiawan · November 2, 2010
  • Jen

    bring a book and hang out on your free time.

    Jen · March 17, 2010
  • Wifieroger

    found the badge here

    Wifieroger · December 2, 2010
  • reza setiawan

    Enjoy some of the most memorable time in NYC, here! Wish upon something as it may come true...

    reza setiawan · November 22, 2010
  • Noel

    been wishing for 6 months now and yet still nothing happened!

    Noel · November 9, 2010
  • Lisa

    Piano player.

    Lisa · June 5, 2013
  • Kushal D.

    There's a sign with a number you can call to hear Julia Louis Dreyfus tell you about the bridge

    Kushal D. · November 13, 2010
  • Untapped Cities

    The small, wooden gazebo sits at the center of The Lake and is accessible by both 72nd Street entrances. The benches here are a great place for private reflection or secluded conversation. Read more

    Untapped Cities · February 7
  • Patricia T.

    One of the most enchanting places in this absolutely gorgeous city

    Patricia T. · April 13, 2013
  • Jenna H.

    Cant go to central park without taking a photo on bow bridge.

    Jenna H. · September 18, 2011
  • Diego R.

    One of the most romantic and famous of Central Park’s landmarks. It maybe hard to find but look at the middle of The Lake, the one near 73st. Read more

    Diego R. · March 31, 2011
  • Scott S.

    I proposed to my wife here and she said "yes" - so it's a very good spot.

    Scott S. · May 31, 2010

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