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Woodstock is located in the South Bronx, New York City. This is a residential, working-class community. Most residential buildings are multi-story apartments, often with retail space at street level. Woodstock is a very busy neighborhood and there are plenty of grocers, convenience stores, restaurants, cafes and other services available to residents, often within a few blocks of residencies or just outside their front doors. Locals can easily walk the neighborhood and obtain services without having to leave the area. There's even an NYC landmark library building located here. 


The weather in the Bronx is typical for the New York area with hot, humid summers that can make on-foot travel uncomfortable. Dress cool and take water for you and your pup on sweltering days. Winters can be cold and wet and require warm clothes, good footwear, and maybe even an umbrella.  Keep the umbrella for spring when rainy weather is still frequent in this coastal city!

Terrain in Woodstock
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
All Artificial
Mostly Artificial
Good Balance
Mostly Natural
All Natural
Artificial
Balanced
Natural
TOPOGRAPHIC RELIEF
Flat
Mostly Flat
Medium
Mostly Hilly
Hilly
Flat
Medium
Hilly
Woodstock is a well built-up, developed, urban area with multi-story buildings. Most buildings in the area are residential apartments and there is frequently commercial space at the street level. Buildings include brownstones and pre and post-war structures. There are some recently developed buildings here as well. Some single-family homes, townhouses, co-op, and condominium buildings are also located in the area. 


Streets are somewhat narrow and busy and intersect at angles, as streets do not follow a traditional grid pattern. Lots of traffic in the area can pose a hazard to pedestrians with pooches and owners will need to keep their dogs leashed and be vigilant crossing at intersections, parking entrances, and approaches to businesses. The Bruckner Expressway is located on the neighborhood's eastern border and prevents on-foot travel in this direction. The terrain is flat which makes walking the community easy for walkers of any experience level, with no steep hikes. 

Greenways in Woodstock
60 GREENWAYS
Neighborhoods in Bronx have an average of:
41 Greenways
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Bill Rainey Park provides 7 acres of recreational space and park in Woodstock. This area has baseball diamonds and sports fields. There are restrooms located here that pedestrians can use on long walks. A paved pathway loops around the athletic fields and creates an enjoyable greenway around the park with trees and lawns lining the trail.

St Mary's Park has 35 acres of park for picnicking in the shade with your pooch and there are even barbeque sites available. Sports facilities, such as basketball courts and a pool, and athletic fields like football and baseball fields provide activities for locals and entertainment for passersby. There is even an enclosed off-leash dog run associated with this park where your dog can play with other tail-waggers in Woodstock.

School grounds, community gardens, and playgrounds are plentiful throughout Woodstock and, while dogs are not always permitted on these properties, Fido can walk along adjacent sidewalks or paved pathways and enjoy these green spaces.

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