Pilgrim Hill

Pilgrim Hill comes from a name of a bronze statue that stands atop of the hill. The statue is sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward and it was a gift to Central Park by the New England Society in 1884. Location: East Side at 72nd Street steps away from Conservatory Water and 5th Ave. The Pilgrim Hill is the best place to go sledding in Central Park during the wintertime.  Read More

Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill is a picturesque pastoral meadow where you can have a picnic, sunbathe, people watch, or just sit under a tree and do some reading. Its a great place for dog owners to meet up too. During the wintertime Cedar Hill is one of the best places to go¬†sledding, but Pilgrim Hill takes first place, since it has the steeper slope in the park. ¬†The Glade Arch bridge is also located at the bottom of the hill connecting to the lower part of the park. The name Cedar Hill comes... Read More