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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 1–10 out of 69 events
from December 20, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Tours (x) category

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Dec20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec20

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dec21

Winter Wonderland Hike (vigorous)

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On the shortest day of the year, join us for one of our longest hikes as we explore Central Park from top to bottom.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec21

Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The Historic New York Programs focus on the history of New York during the pre- and post-Colonial period.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec21

Garden and Conservatory 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!

Dec21

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dec22

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

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Dec23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dec25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Friday, December 26, 2014

Dec26

Heart of the Park Walking Tour

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the Heart of Central Park. Starting at Strawberry Fields, visit iconic locations like Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge while…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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