Every autumn, New York City's thousands of trees burst into a riot of colors. Come out and enjoy the view, by taking a tour of some of the season's most picturesque parks, or joining in a fall foliage-themed art class. To read more about fall foliage season, visit our Fall Foliage in Parks page.
Fall Foliage Events
Friday, November 27, 2015
at Parking Area (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island
This epic 8- mile hike traverses the entire Greenbelt, from its Northeast corner in the community of Todt Hill to its Southwest corner in New Springville.
at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park) , Manhattan
Get outside and have your walking shoes ready as the Urban Park Rangers hike you through iconic and natural areas found throughout Central Park.
at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx
Join us on this 3-mile hike that traverses the more remote areas of the park. Highlights include seasonal waterfalls, temperate forest, fertile wetlands, and rocky outcroppings.
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn
Step back in time with a walk through Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest. The Midwood, home to some of Prospect Park’s largest trees, is a relic of Brooklyn’s history.
at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens
The Alley Giant—a tulip tree—is the tallest and oldest living organism in the city. It is estimated to be between 350 and 450 years of age. Come meet a tree older than the United States
Saturday, November 28, 2015
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx
Gather fall leaves, cones, pods and seed heads. Weave them together with other materials from the gardens and meadows to create a decorative wall hanging celebrating the bounty…
at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests. Be sure to bring your camera on this hike through Inwood Hill Park.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.