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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 1,222 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to August 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Friday, April 3, 2015

Apr 3

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 3

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.
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

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

Scotland 10K Run

at West Drive near 62nd Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Pack your kilt and running shoes—it's time for the 12th annual Scotland Run! As part of #scotweek, you're invited to bring your tartan, dress up, and join the fun at this…
Category: Fitness

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Apr 4

New York Road Runners Youth Running Series at the Scotland Run

at West Drive at West 67th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:15 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Bagpipes, kilts, and running shoes? For the first time at theScotland Run, the NYRR Youth Running Series will host an event for younger runners to take on the challenge. As part of…
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

Central Park: North Woods Discovery Walk for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk through Central Park's North Woods and learn together through hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 5

Kids Nature Hike (light)

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty on this hike, as we explore and get up close with nature found on the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 5

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.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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