Conservatory Water


72nd to 75th Sts
Manhattan, NY 10021
Central Park


Advertisement

Originally planned as a reflecting pool for a conservatory that was never built, Conservatory Water became an attraction in its own right and is now best known as a spot to race and sail model boats. Immortalized in Stuart Little (both the book and the movie), the pond is next to the Kerbs Boathouse Café, as well as notable statues of Hans Christian Anderson and Alice from Alice in Wonderland.

Photo: Will Steacy
Advertisement

Features

  • Historic Sites & Landmarks
  • Maritime/Waterfront
  • Parks & Gardens

As Seen In...

Must-See Central Park

Attractions
Must-SeeCentralPark

This remarkable park is full of attractions and surprises in the heart of Upper Manhattan.


Advertisement

From Our Partners

More In Outdoors & Recreation

You may also like...