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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Freshkills Park

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Winter Hike at Freshkills Park

Saturday, December 7, 2013

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Feeling cooped up? Come stretch your legs as we explore the winter wonders of Freshkills Park. Learn about how what was once the world’s largest landfill is becoming a park full of wildlife. Discover how the wildlife copes with the winter weather as we spot winter waterfowl and hunt for animal tracks on this two hour hike.

Registration is free, but only 14 spots are available, so please register in advance. Remember to come prepared for an adventure with sturdy shoes and warm clothes. 


Eltingville Transit Center in Freshkills Park
90-98 Wainwright Avenue
Staten Island
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Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. A shuttle will depart from the Eltingville Transit Center promptly at 1:00 p.m. to transport you into Freshkills Park.



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Freshkills Park Weather

  • Mon
  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow

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