Walk Score in Soundview
Located in the southern section of the Bronx, Soundview is a working class neighborhood. Here are industrial, commercial, and residential areas located in this community. Industrial areas are not pedestrian friendly, and while some commercial activities are located along main roads, and are accessible on foot, the main commercial area is located on the east side of the community. This space may not be accessible on foot for residents on the other side of Soundview.
There are many apartment buildings and housing projects in this neighborhood, which provide shade to streets and sidewalks on hot, humid, New York summer days. Hhowever, if you are walking your dog in this paved urban area, you may want to invest in doggy boots to protect his feet from hot pavement. While summers can be quite hot in the area, winters can be cool and wet, and many winter days will require some outerwear before venturing out with with your pup.
Greenways in Soundview
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While Soundview has several playgrounds dotted throughout the neighborhood that provide green spaces in the areas, there is also a large park of the same name located in the southwest corner of the neighborhood. Soundview Park is 205 acres and features walking and bike paths, athletic fields, and playgrounds. This park is located along the bank of the Bronx River and features wetlands and wildlife. Keep your dog on leash in the park and be sure to clean up after him. The Bronx River Trail runs along the river and provides a scenic greenway for residents enjoying a stroll with their dogs. Starlight Park is also located on the western side of the community in the north end and has sports fields and pedestrian greenways for walking with your canine companion. Other parks in the area include Colgate Close Park which features a garden and baseball field as well as the Parque de los Ninos.