But the curvy path sure looks like a sweet place to stroll or sit, as the couple far off on a bench demonstrate.
Central Park also had a Lovers’ Lane, as seen in these circa-1896 photos.
According to a 1931 New York Times article, this narrow road ran “from east to west, just to the north of the 79th Street Transverse Road and south of the lake site.”
[Photo below from the NYPL digital collection]
Here’s the history of a colonial-era Lovers’ Lane in Brooklyn Heights.