Roberto Clemente State Park
|Roberto Clemente State Park|
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Location of Roberto Clemente State Park in New York City
|Location||The Bronx, New York City, NY, USA|
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|Area||25 acres (10 ha)|
|Operated by||New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation|
|Visitors||1,092,606 (in 2014)|
|Public transit access||Morris Heights|
Roberto Clemente State Park is a 25-acre (10 ha) state park in the Morris Heights section of The Bronx, New York in the USA. The park is in the northern part of New York City, adjacent to the Harlem River, the Major Deegan Expressway and the Morris Heights station on Metro-North's Hudson Line.
Roberto Clemente State Park opened in 1973 and was the first New York state park established in an urban setting. The park was named for Roberto Clemente, the first Latino-American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Clemente was killed in an air crash while trying to assist relief efforts after the 1972 Nicaragua earthquake.
- NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Roberto Clemente State Park". Parks.ny.gov. Retrieved November 5, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved November 5, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Roberto Clemente State Park Nature Up Close". Parks.ny.gov. Retrieved November 6, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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