Bronx River above Boston Road, Bronx, NY

Bronx Park East, Pelham Parkway

Bronx Zoo, bronx river, canoe, portage

Bronx Zoo

 

image

Bronx Zoo Twin Dams powered Bolton’s Bleach and Dye Works, a.k.a “The Bleach” until 1888.

The stretch from these dams to River Park can be very shallow at times. Paddlers may need to disembark and pull boats for short distances, depending on conditions.

South of Fordham Road about 600 feet, look for the channel on the east just before the falls, leading to a small island between the twin dams here. The short portage trail goes up and over the island. No more than two boats may land at a time and the path down the other side of the island is steep, so exercise caution and patience. At high water, there may be strong currents at the launch site.

BronxRiverAlliance

Power_plant

Contribute

Add1 Add a Marker
Create Create Your Own Map
Share Share This Map
Save Save This Map
Add2 Add to Your Site

Map Key ( 0 )

Marker Key ( 0 )

List of All Markers