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Reviewed 23 August 2019

My granddaughters always loved the movie Balto, watched it over and over again. And so, when we went to the Central Park Zoo last week as part of a 5 day trip to Manhattan, I reminded them that the statue would be close by. Here...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank LMJST
Reviewed 27 July 2019

The Balto Statue is located within Central Park and is pretty easy to find with the help of most online maps. It's a nice tribute to a Siberian Husky that trekked for hundreds of miles in freezing temperatures to deliver the diphtheria vaccine to fight...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019

My grandaughter loved the Balto Statue. It is pretty large and sits on a small hill of rocks that the kids can climb on. Lots of kids were getting their photos taken.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank kcgypsyexplorer
Reviewed 26 May 2019

Visited the statue on a rainy Thursday. Cool statue dedicate to ALL the sled dogs and mushers who delivered diphtheria anti-toxin almost 700 miles from Nenana to Nome, Alaska. Balto happened to run the last 55 mile leg of the relay, and hence got the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 14 May 2019

One of many bronze statues in the park, but this one is to 'man's best friend' to commemorate an Alaskan Husky who led a sledge of medical supplies through the Alaskan winter to put pay to an outbreak of diphtheria in 1925.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 3 May 2019

We stopped here in honor of Balto. The actual Balto is taxidermied in our local natural history museum and my kids love the movie so it was worth the stop for us. If you're coming from 5th Avenue just walk past the zoo and he's...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank LexiV
Reviewed 11 April 2019

Dedicated to sled dogs. We were there on a rainly day so it was not too touristy. Definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 31 March 2019 via mobile

The memorial is really cool, but there are so many people trying to get a picture, so it’s every man for himself.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Heater79
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

It is a nice place to stop if you are strolling in Central Park. If you are a big fan of the story of Balto (or the film), then it is pretty cool to see. It was not in a busier area of the park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lucasashby
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Our kids loved this film and watched it over & over so they were really pleased when we brought them to it by surprise as we walked through the park. It’s not hard to find using google maps.

Date of experience: August 2018
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