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Our Urban Park Rangers are full of knowledge about history, astronomy, animals, plants, and more. Attend a Ranger-led event with your family and see how much fun learning can be!

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Urban Park Rangers Events

Friday, April 18, 2014

Apr18

Raptors

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Kids' Birding

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

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Orienteering

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Urban Wildlife

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Nature Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Raptors

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Apr19

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.
New York City is directly under the Atlantic Flyway migration route for many bird species. Check out which species are visiting NYC.   To enhance your experience we encourage…
Free!

Apr19

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow. Archery is a wonderful way to improve focus, develop patience, and develop upper body…
Free!

Apr19

Central Park Arches and Bridges

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.   Enjoy this walking tour over, under, and…
Free!

Apr19

The Squirrel and the Caterpillar: A Puppet Show

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere.   "The Squirrel and the Caterpillar"…
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Ranger's Choice: Wilderness Survival Overnight Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
This spring we are featuring some of our Ranger’s favorite Weekend Adventure experiences.  Don't miss this rare, early spring camping program.  Learn how to…
Free!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

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.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.  On our hikes, you can gain…
Free!

Apr20

Kids Beach Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.  We will encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Earth Day Upcycling Ideas and Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.
Join the Rangers in this celebration of Earth Day.   Engage your creative side and breathe new life into reusable items.  All supplies provided. 
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Salamander Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Salamanders are an indicator species of a healthy environment.  Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the woods in search of amphibians and other forest floor critters.  
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.  On our hikes,discover the plants and…
Free!

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.   Fitness Hikes feature less talking and…
Free!

Apr26

Birding: Willow Lake

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow…
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.  Our Urban Park Ranger…
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Hawk Watch at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring migration is here! The Staten Island Museum, the Urban Park Rangers, and the Freshkills Park team are joining together to host a day of watching raptors at the top of Freshkills…
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Saltwater Fishing

at Beach 54th and Almeda Avenue (in Rockaway Community Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Freshkills Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs throughout the year.…
Free!

Apr27

Split Rock Hike (moderate)

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.  On our hikes, you can gain…
Free!

Apr27

Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with NYC's wild residents. Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. Historic New York programs highlight the history of…
Free!

May 4

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Archery is a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience. Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow. Archery is a great way to…
Free!

May 4

Hike to Alley Giant (Moderate)

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.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. Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides…
Free!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Freshwater Fishing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Must See
Event
May10

Insect Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Historic New York: Mount Morris and the Fire Watch Tower

at 120th Street and Fifth Avenue (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. This Historic New York walking tour will…
Free!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and…
Free!

May11

Spring Wildflower Walk

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Urban Park Rangers will guide you through the park to discover the variety of flora within. Take a moment to unplug…
Free!

May11

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Basic Canoeing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

May17

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill…
Free!

May17

Family Gardening

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.  Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Waterfall Hike

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.  On our hikes, you can gain orienteering…
Free!

May18

Wildlife Puppet Show

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.  We aren't pulling your strings! Bring the whole family to a fun-filled nature themed puppet…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 24, 2014

May24

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event
May24

Ranger's Choice: Wilderness Survival Workshop

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
This spring we are featuring some of our RangersS favorite Weekend Adventure experiences.  In this extended workshop, learn from expert Rangers and test your survival skills…
Free!

May24

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park was host to two twentieth century World's Fairs. Relive the stories of the past as you enjoy the views from Queen's largest park.
Free!

May24

Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.  Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May24

Nocturnal Wildlife in Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 25, 2014

May25

Birding: Hawk Watch

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.  We offer birding programs throughout…
Free!

May25

Revolutionary New York: Battle of Pell's Point

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.  Revolutionary New York programs are walking…
Free!

May25

Basic Canoing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 31, 2014

May31

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Must See
Event
May31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.  We offer birding programs…
Free!

May31

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City.  The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to…
Free!

May31

Family Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jun 1

Camping Skills Workshop

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.  Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and…
Free!

Jun 1

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.  Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger is…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Basic Orienteering

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.  Learn how to navigate using a map and compass on our Orienteering programs.  This…
Free!

Jun 1

Wildlife Viewing: Horseshoe Crabs

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.  From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and…
Free!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

Birding

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

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.  We offer birding programs throughout…
Free!

Jun 7

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Jun 7

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

at Cunningham Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

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.  Our Urban Park Ranger hiking…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse Open House

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man made, in our city’s long history.  The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse originated…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Family Camping

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

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.  Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jun 8

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Jun 8

Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

at 19th Avenue & Hoyt Avenue (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Ice-age glaciers, Native Americans, Dutch traders, British Redcoats, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on New York City.  Their stories can be found in the names…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Jun14

Family Nature Crafts

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. This family-friendly program is specifically designed for young…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun14

Family Camping in Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.  Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jun15

Seining

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.  Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger is…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Intermediate Canoeing

at Bayswater Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Jun15

Saltwater Fishing

at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Road

2:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Jun21

Advanced Orienteering

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.  On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or…
Free!

Jun21

Family Camping

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.  Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Jun22

Intermediate Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun22

Saltwater Fishing

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun22

Sensory Perception Hike

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.  On our hikes, you can gain orienteering…
Free!

Jun22

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Archery is also a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience.  Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow. Archery is a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun22

Puppet Show

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.   Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jun27

Family Camping at Inwood Hill Park

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Jun28

Freshwater Fishing

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

White Island Birding by Canoe

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

12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City.  Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through Jamaica Bay on this bird watching adventure by water. All…
Free!

Jun28

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Jun29

Birding

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs throughout the…
Free!

Jun29

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.  Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

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.
Ice-age glaciers, Native Americans, Dutch traders, British Redcoats, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on New York City.  Their stories can be found in the names…
Free!

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