Umpire Rock

If you're looking to feel on top of the world, look no farther than Umpire Rock. This exposed mound of ancient bedrock lies beneath 90% of New York City and is estimated to be 450 million years old. The summit offers visitors a commanding view of nearby Heckscher Ballfields and the midtown skyline, making it a popular spot for climbing and bouldering.

Umpire Rock

Location

West Side at 63rd Street

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Restrooms

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Nearby

 Dipway Arch

Mid-Park at 60th Street

Heckscher Playground

Mid-Park at 61st-63rd Streets

Pinebank Arch

West Side at 62nd Street