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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 207 events
from May 22, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jun10

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.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, History, Tours
Free!

Jun11

Summer on the Hudson: Art in the Park Model to Monument Opening Tour

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an opening ceremony and tour the Riverside Park open air gallery with the artists.
Category: Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, June 12, 2015

Jun12

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

Jun12

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun13

Get Active Hiking II

at Van Cortlandt Park Station: Last Stop on the #1 Train (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to learn about the ecology and the history of the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Jun13

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun13

Historic New York: The Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the stories of Fort Totten and its role in defending New York City.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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