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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 225 events
from May 4, 2016 to November 13, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 4

Pedal the Park Island Bike Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
To encourage biking to and from Randall’s Island, Randall's Island Park Alliance will host monthly bike tours along our numerous cyclist-friendly pathways.
Category: Nature, Tours, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 5

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

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

May 6

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Nature Walk and Bird Watching

at Ridgewood Reservoir's Vermont Place Entrance (in Highland Park), Queens

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave. Welcome warblers back to the park at this spring bird-watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

MAS Jane's Walk: Jefferson Market Library and Its Environs

at Jefferson Market Library, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
This walk explores the Jefferson Market Library and its environs.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May 7

Marble Hill – Whose is it Anyways? - A Bronx Week Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Outside Chase Bank, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit the sites of old toll bridges, riverbeds, and train tracks, learn about a once-famous bicycle racing track, and a never-completed ballpark which might have hosted a World Series.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

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