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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 8 events
from August 28, 2014 to September 27, 2014
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep12

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park pond in search of our nocturnal mosquito-eater – the bat!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep14

Ethnobotany Hike (Light)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Ethnobotany looks at the cultural and historical uses of plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep14

Ponds Under the Spotlight

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

1:00 p.m.
Explore the wetlands and learn about the life cycles of the pond.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Fantastic Forest Fitness Trek

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

11:00 a.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators for a brisk walk to the edge of the Greenbelt through forest, streams to the tidal wetlands of southwest LaTourette, along the multi-purpose trail.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Sep21

Historic New York: Estates of Pelham Bay

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Once there were many mansions on the shores of Pelham Bay. Now, only Bartow-Pell remains. Learn about the neighboring grand country estates on this fascinating hike.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep21

Urban Park Ranger Hike at Bartow-Pell Mansion

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Once there were many mansions on the shores of Pelham Bay; now only Bartow-Pell remains. Learn about the other grand country estates that neighbored Bartow-Pell on this fascinating…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Talks
Free!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Hike the Greenbelt (vigorous)

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep27

Night Hike (light)

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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