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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 61–70 out of 266 events
from September 3, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep13

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep13

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep13

Thomas Jefferson Park to Randall's Island Hike

at First Avenue at 112th Street (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy the urban wildlife and landscaping of Thomas Jefferson Park. Then journey along the greenway to Randall's Island to explore the salt marshes and waterside views of the city.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep13

Kayak Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Freshkills Park Team and Kayak Staten Island for a kayaking experience like no other! Kayak along the Fresh Kill and see the site from a different perspective.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep13

Family Nature Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Most programs are first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep13

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Sep14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep15

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep15

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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