Turtle Pond

Turtle Pond in Central Park is a habitat for turtles (red-eared slider, snapping, box, painted, and musk turtles).  At sunset you can see the Belvedere Castle and trees over the lake with colorful sunset reflections, which is more beautiful than it is during the day.  Nearby Attractions: Belvedere CastleTurtle PondDelacorte TheaterShakespeare in the Park, Great Lawn and Cedar Hill.


Sunset  - This spot in Turtle Pond is east of Belvedere Castle.

Visitors and New Yorkers can see 5 types of Turtles at Turtle Pond.

There are dragonflies. damselflies and many varieties of Waterfowl.

Location: Mid-Park between 79th and 80th Streets.

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