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The Rocks

Central Park Dr., New York, NY 10065, United States

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  • Jamison L.

    Climb the rock

    Jamison Laderoute · September 24, 2010
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  • Lennart M.

    Just relax and enjoy the sun!

    Lennart Moes · October 2, 2010
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  • B&H Photo Video

    Depending on where you point your camera, you’ll either see historic skyscrapers, trees, playgrounds, or the sloping hills of the park.

    B&H Photo Video · November 17, 2011
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  • Andrea

    Too nice a day not to sit & people watch for a bit.

    Andrea · September 25, 2010
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  • Cari

    bring a book and watch the world unfold. Read more

    Cari · July 15, 2011
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  • Carolina C.

    Ur never too old 2b in the rocks under the sun in a cold windy fall day

    Carolina Chacin · November 5, 2011
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  • Patrice W.

    If you've been out of elementary school for more than 10 years you're WAAAAAY to old to be climbing these rocks! :)

    Patrice White · October 2, 2011
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  • Ami K.

    Grab foods at Europa(my favorite) or any other cafes!!! There are so many nice places to enjoy your breakfast (before the sun goes too high) in the central park!!!

    Ami Kuno · July 6, 2010
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  • Ben W.

    Take your shoes and socks off and put them in the grass and begin to relax and feel better!

    Ben Williams · June 8, 2012
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  • Brendan M.

    Don't fall.

    Brendan McCluskey · March 13, 2012
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  • Geoff J.

    Great view of Central Park

    Geoff Johnson · January 3, 2012
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  • vinod k.

    Here from SINGAPOREE!!

    vinod kelvin · September 16, 2011
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  • Brian F.

    Grab a lunch @ Carnegie Deli and kick back here and enjoy

    Brian Foster · November 21, 2010
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  • SAUCE

    Beware: this is a premiere drop zone for bird poop

    SAUCE · July 25, 2012
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  • Megan R.

    Take a nap or enjoy judging all the people nearby.

    Megan Ross · May 17, 2012
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  • Jaycee Q.

    kinda bumpy

    Jaycee Queen · February 19, 2012
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  • Amanda D.

    Sit on the rock at the top and read Harry potter

    Amanda Deutsch · November 26, 2011
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  • Andy F.

    Great place for photos

    Andy Feliciotti · October 8, 2011
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  • Morgan D.

    Who can name th

    Morgan Devine · September 30, 2011
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  • Patrice W.

    Leave at dusk

    Patrice White · September 11, 2011
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  • Dana M.

    Watch a softball game...phi iota alpha has yet to come in first

    Dana Mitchell · September 3, 2011
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  • jac a.

    it's over - not sure why i'm still here

    jac aguila · August 11, 2011
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  • Farrell H.

    If you wanna walk straight, avoid any turns as much as possible lol.

    Farrell Helios · July 14, 2011
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  • Marvin A.

    I love this place :)

    Marvin Asare · April 18, 2011
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  • Sarah E.

    Rock it babay

    Sarah Engelke · July 18, 2014
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  • Bob M.

    Best rocks in the city!

    Bob Matsuoka · July 16, 2012
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  • Snezhana B.

    I love this place, relax and have fun!

    Snezhana Babina · July 14, 2012
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  • Laurie C.

    On a rickshaw !!!!! :-P

    Laurie Carty · May 13, 2012
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  • Gilson P.

    Pr tomar um sol depoi de um iverno forte.

    Gilson Packer · May 1, 2012
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  • Gilson P.

    Lindo ponto de descanso...

    Gilson Packer · May 1, 2012
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