Central Park is the most visited urban park in the U.S. and certainly the most famous in the world. It is located in downtown Manhattan and has an area of 3.41 km2 (4 km x 800 m). Central Park is bordered on the north by 110th Street on the west by Central Park West Street, south to 59th Street and east of Fifth Avenue. The sections of these streets that go around Central Park are usually known by the name of Central Park North, Central Park South and Central Park West, respectively, although the Fifth Avenue retains its name as it passes through the east side of the park.
Central Park offers a variety of activities to its visitors: the practice of many sports, theater and music concerts. In the park are several grass concourse where we can practice sports like football or baseball, or simply lie down to read or sunbathe. The largest plain is the Great Lawn, located in the heart of the park. In Central Park are several lakes, from small ponds to lakes real, some artificial and natural. The main pond located in the center of the park, north of Great Lawn, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and is known for the jogging track of 2.54 km to the south of Great Lawn rodea.Al is The Lake, another much smaller pond and famous because in winter hosts many ice skaters. In the park we see large rocks that emerge from the ground, leaving a record of the rocky soil of Manhattan, which has allowed the massive construction of towering skyscrapers in the isla.De fact, when it created the park, we had to carry more than 14,000 m3 of land from New Jersey, because the original site could not accommodate all unwanted trees and plants. .