Bronx River Pathway: The Audio Tour

Friends of Westchester Parks has put together a downloadable audio tour of the entire Bronx River Pathway. This is the path I’ve been running on for 10 years…and now I can learn about what I’m looking at every day. Bonus: it’s narrated by Dan Rather! Learn more

7 Responses

  1. Thats nice and i can learn about it when i go next year to Newyork!.
    Groet Rinus.

  2. That explains all those new signs.

  3. I wonder whether it talks about the River’s history, when it was an uber-polluted dumping ground (tanneries and such lined its banks) rescued by the creation of the Bronx River Parkway.

    • I think it’s still fairly polluted — at least if all the crap sitting on those silt bars is anything to go by. Do you know about the Bronx River Parkway Reservation Conservancy? They’re doing some interesting projects to try to improve things, pollution-related and otherwise:

      http://www.bronx-river.com

      (They do need to work on “geese control” though.)

  4. They actually do mention the river’s history — at least in the last episode that I listened to (#26).

  5. […] should add that Julie posted something on a brand new audio/visual tour of the Bronx River, which basically goes along the path on which […]

  6. Nate Jenkins has some interesting stuff about his anemia this week. Training in too-thin shoes can be a factor, apparently.

    http://www.runningtimes.com/blogs/?p=282

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