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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 23 events
from April 16, 2014 to June 22, 2014
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apr17

Nature Exploration Hike

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. Experience history, wildlife, birds, bugs, and more.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Nature at Night

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
From fluttering bats and moths to calling frogs and more, hike along the edge of the wetlands in search of wildlife.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Apr20

Hike the Trails of North Forty Natural Area

at Ryan Visitor Center (in ), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join American Littoral Society naturalist Mickey Maxwell Cohen and discover birds, early wildflowers, and hidden W.W. II military bunkers in this developing maritime woodland.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Nature Exploration Hike: Salt Marsh (light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Kids' Week
Free!

Apr20

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest
Category: Kids' Week
Free!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Apr22

Earth Day Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Listen for the sounds of spring and look for wildlife as we walk along the ponds of High Rock. Learn about the history of the environmental conservation movement on Staten…
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our City’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr26

Nature Exploration Hike (vigorous): Lower Hudson River Parks

at Bowling Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Split Rock Hike (moderate)

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Happy Hounds Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your canine companion for a hike through the central Greenbelt Learn the trails and make new friends.
Category: Nature, Dogs
Free!

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