weather permitting Rowboat Rental Hours:
The Loeb Boathouse daily,
10:00am to 5:00pm (last rental)
Boats must be returned by 6:30pm Rental Prices:
$10 for the first hour, and $2.50 each
additional 15 minutes; $30 cash deposit
required Capacity: Up to five people per boat.
No reservations (212) 517-2233
In the spring and summer and
month in autumn rowboats cross the watery
vista at times appearing inimical to the total
Central ParkLake experience.
Visitors enjoyed this pastime since Central Park
opened in the 19th Century when "passage boats" carrying 12 passengers at a time would take
visitors around the Lake, stopping for departures
and arrivals at 6 boat landings located along
the shore of the Lake. Four of those boat landings
still exist providing shelter for those who want
a serene place to rest while taking in the majestic
view of the Lake with its Mute Swans, many
ducks and if you are lucky a Great Egret or a
Today rowing on the Lake is as popular as ever.
It is a romantic experience for those in search
of romance and a form of outdoor relaxation