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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 231–240 out of 315 events
from September 22, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Nov15

Fall Foilage Hike: Cass Gallagher Trail (light)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some common trees found in New York City along the tree trail.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Nov15

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your families and friends on an island adventure as we look for treasure in our 2nd annual Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov15

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
On Nature exploration hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov16

Birding

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov16

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Nov16

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Prospect Park South West (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
On Nature exploration hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Nov16

The Wolf Returns!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Atka, an arctic gray wolf, and learn about the important role wolves play in nature.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids

Must See
Event
Nov16

Wilderness Survival

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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