Thomas Jefferson Park

Type: Active, Art & Culture, Art Museums, Attractions, City, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, History Museums, Museums, Parks, Public Spaces, Public Transportation, Recreational Facilities, Relaxing, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

On the route of the Atlantic Flyway for the bald eagle, it's an ideal place for migrating birds and visitors to rest, refuel. Once summer arrives, the neighborhood playground known as Thomas Jefferson...  Read More

  • Parks: "Book a walking tour of East Harlem's murals with East Harlem Preservation ( or the Historic Districts Council ( for insight into this energetic enclave, walk to Fifth Avenue to visit Museum of the City of New York and the Museo del Barrio (good lunch spot); across Fifth Avenue is the Conservatory Garden, a gem."
  • Best for Parks Because: Known for its multi-ethnic flavor, architecture, and as a hotbed of political activism that includes preserving the distinct qualities of this neighborhood.

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