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Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

Sunday, October 13, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.

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Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. 

Please arrive at the meeting location 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check-in and audio equipment set-up. For the courtesy of other guests, those arriving after the start time cannot be accommodated.

The route involves many hills and stairs. Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rains, sustained winds of 30 m.p.h. or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 degrees or heat index above 95 degrees).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at or (212) 360-2726.

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.


Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
Directions to this location


Tickets: $15 per person. Central Park Conservancy members: $10 per person. Tickets available for purchase onsite. All ticket sales are final.

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Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 794-4064

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