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Rat Rock

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Address: Central Park (enter at 59th St. and Columbus Circle), New York City, NY

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Okay view I guess

It's a rock that you can go up, it looks alright from up there. Not really sure why this is an attraction on trip advisor, oh well.

Reviewed 1 January 2015
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Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

It's a rock that you can go up, it looks alright from up there. Not really sure why this is an attraction on trip advisor, oh well.

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Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

Stumbled upon this huge rock after a bike tour. nice view of surroundings and nice photos of skyline

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Rat Rock also known as Umpire Rock is a blackish boulder that protrudes from the Central Park bedrock. It is named after the rats that used to swarm there at night and is situated near the southwest corner of the park. Climbing the rock used to be an offence but not anymore.

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