Wildlife Conservation Society's Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo

Directions

The Bronx Zoo is easy to get to from anywhere in the tri-state area. We recommend taking public transportation, the best way to avoid traffic hassles and save energy!


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Mass Transit

By subway, take the #2 or #5 local train to Pelham Parkway stop. Walk west to the Bronx River entrance (closest location to registration).

By bus, take the Bx12 or Bx22 to Pelham Parkway and walk west to Bronx River entrance (closest location to registration).

By train, take Metro North’s Harlem line to Fordham, then take the Bx12 or Bx22 bus eastward to Pelham Parkway and walk west to Bronx River entrance (closest location to registration).

By Car

Using a GPS unit to navigate to the zoo? We have two main parking lots, please plug the following address into your GPS unit to get to the Bronx River entrance (closest location to registration): Intersection of Bronx River Parkway and Boston Road, Bronx, NY 10460.

From Manhattan’s Eastside 
FDR Drive North to the RFK Bridge. Follow signs to the Bronx and the Bruckner Expwy. Take Bruckner towards New Haven (stay left); after drawbridge, exit right for the Bronx River Pkwy North. The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located at Exit 6 off the Bronx River Pkwy.

From Manhattan’s Westside 
Henry Hudson North to Cross Bronx Expwy East (I-95) to Exit 4B. Follow signs to Bronx River Pkwy North (bearing left after the I-95 entrance ramp). The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located at Exit 6 off the Bronx River Pkwy.

From Westchester
The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located at Exit 6 off the Bronx River Pkwy. To get to this exit from points north, follow:

Taconic State Pkwy into Sprain Brook Pkwy South to Bronx River Pkwy South

Saw Mill River Pkwy or I-87 to Cross County Pkwy East to Bronx River Pkwy South

I-684 or Hutchinson River Pkwy to Cross County Pkwy West to Bronx River Pkwy South

From Connecticut
Take I-95 South to Pelham Pkwy West. Or take Merritt Pkwy South to Hutchinson River Pkwy South to Pelham Pkwy West. 
Follow Pelham Pkwy West for 2 miles. Turn left on Boston Road (just after passing under the subway). Turn right at light. The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located directly ahead after the underpass.

From New Jersey
George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expwy (I-95) to Exit 4B. Follow signs to the Bronx River Pkwy North (you’ll be bearing left after the I-95 entrance ramp). The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located at exit 6 off the Bronx River Pkwy.

From Brooklyn, Queens or Long Island
Whitestone Bridge to Hutchinson River Pkwy North to Pelham Pkwy West. Follow Pelham Pkwy West for 2 miles and turn left on Boston Road (just after passing under the subway). Turn right at light. The Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B) is located directly ahead after the underpass.