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Shape Up NYC: Natural Movements

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: April 19, 2014
End Date: June 28, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Utilizing the beautiful terrain around the Conference House this Natural Movements class will work on the full range of natural human movements. We will strengthen our bodies and sharpen our balance by focusing on the skills of running, jumping, balancing, crawling, climbing. In addition we will be lifting, carrying, and throwing natural objects found at Conference House Park. Meet at the Visitor Center.

 

Shape Up NYC: Walk through the Greenbelt

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

High Rock Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Nevada Avenue, off Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: April 18, 2014
End Date: June 27, 2014
Age:Everyone  

A leisurely walk through the beautiful trails of the Greenbelt. This walk is suitable for all ages. Just be aware that the terrain is uneven so proper walking/hiking shoes are recommended. Meet at Parking Lot on 200 Nevada Ave.

Phone: (718) 667-2165

 

Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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Hiking

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Greenbelt White Trail (Southern)

ROCKLAND AVENUE NEAR BRIELLE AVENUE (MID-WAY TRAILHEAD) OR RICHMOND ROAD NEAR REIDEL AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 7.6 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: Connects to Great Kills Park of the Gateway National Park System Service. 

Greenbelt Yellow Trail (Southwest Trailhead)

RICHMOND AVENUE & FOREST HILL ROAD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 8.0 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult 
Other Details: Traverses the entire Greenbelt from its Northeast corner in the community of Todt Hill to its Southwest corner in New Springville; access Moses' Mountain at Rockland Avenue and Manor Road behind bus stop. 

Gretta Moulton Trail/Green Trail

200 FEET AHEAD OF PARKING LOT AT THE TERMINUS OF NEVADA AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: High Rock Park 
Length: 0.75 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: The trail head of this circular trail is off the High Rock Park access road near the Nevada Avenue entrance. The hike takes you along kettle ponds and knobs, formations characteristic of terminal moraine topography. The upland forest includes a patch of persimmon trees. The trail is also known as the Gretta Moulton Trail in honor of an ardent Greenbelt supporter. Bathrooms nearby. 

High Rock Park Lavender Trail

200 FEET AHEAD OF PARKING LOT AT THE TERMINUS OF NEVADA AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: High Rock Park 
Length: 0.25 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Jewelweed, skunk cabbage, and various grasses and water plants can be seen, along with black water snakes, snapping turtles, and spring peepers. Bathrooms nearby. 

Inwood Hill Park Hiking Trail

NORTHWEST SECTION OF INWOOD HILL PARK (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Inwood Hill Park 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: Take a step back in time and imagine Manhattan as a forest grove of tulip trees, oaks, and maples. Inwood Hill Park's marked scenic sites or historic highlights trail will lead you to the top of the hill, where the parkâ??s oldest trees â?? two Cottonwoods planted before the park was established â?? still live. 

John Kieran Trail

ENTER AT GOLF COURSE VIA VAN CORTLANDT PARK SOUTH AND BAILEY AVENUE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.25 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Maps are available at the Van Cortlandt Nature Center. Named in 1988 for the famed naturalist and newspaperman, this trail journeys through the park's lake area and freshwater wetlands, passing Tibbet's Brook via a wooden bridge perfect for birding, and forms a loop with the Parade Ground. 

John Muir Trail

ENTER EITHER AT BROADWAY & MOSHOLU AVENUE OR VAN CORTLANDT PARK EAST & ONEIDA AVENUE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.5 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: Travel through three ecologically distinct forests on this 1.5 mile route, the only trail in Van Cortlandt Park to traverse the park from east to west. The trail will lead you through park's Northeast Forest, home to red oak, sweetgum, and tulip trees, as well as a frog-filled marsh; the Croton Woods and its sugar maple and hickory trees, as well as the Old Croton Aqueduct; and the hilly Northwest Forest, home to stately tulip, oak, and hickory trees. 

Kazimiroff Trail

HUNTER ISLAND (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Pelham Bay Park 
Other Details: Leave the city far behind on the Kazimiroff Nature Trail, which provides self-guided long and short loop paths around 189-acre Hunter Island, leading visitors along the island’s wetland border, through its interior forest, and onto the shore of beautiful Orchard Beach. 

Long Pond Trail

PAGE AVENUE & EUGENE STREET (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Long Pond Park 
Length: 1.5 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 

Lullwater

ENTER PARK AT LINCOLN ROAD AND OCEAN AVENUE ENTRANCE. TRAILS BEGIN OR ARE NEAR THE PROSPECT PARK AUDUBON CENTER. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Prospect Park 
Length: 1.0 mile 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Explore the Lullwater to see how nature thrives in the heart of Brooklyn. The Lullwater is a great place to see birds and other wildlife. Bathrooms, café and trail guides are available at the Prospect Park Audubon Center. 

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Freshkills Park Hike

Saturday, May 10, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Meet shuttle at Schmul Park.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

Freshkills Park Birding Hike

Sunday, May 25, 2014
10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park)
90-98 Wainwright Avenue, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
The tour will depart from the Eltingville Transit Area Park and Ride Lot.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

Sunday, September 28, 2014
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Freshkills Park Parking Lot
228 Wild Ave., Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

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