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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Nature Exploration Hike

Saturday, April 13, 2013

11:00 a.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families. Fitness Hikes feature less talking and more walking, for those who don’t mind a vigorous two hour hike. Learn how to navigate using a map and compass on our Orienteering programs. Special geo-cache programs teach you how to use a GPS while searching for hidden prizes.  

Hiking and Orienteering programs feature intensity levels ranging from light (a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths), to moderate (longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain), to vigorous (long distance, with hills and rugged terrain). This is a vigorous event. For all hiking programs we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack. 

Location

High Rock Ranger Station in High Rock Park
Staten Island
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 967-3542

Categories

Nature, Fitness

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