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You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Greenbelt Red Trail

RICHMOND ROAD AND ST. PATRICK'S PLACE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 4.0 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: This loop trail is in the heart of the Greenbelt, which is also home to six other picturesque hiking trails on which urban explorers can discover Staten Island’s vast preserves of natural spaces. The red trail crosses over Buck’s Hollow, Heyerdahl Hill, the northern edge of LaTourette golf course and the neighborhood of Lighthouse Hill. Want to make a full day of itΑ A pathway leads from the trail downhill to Historic Richmond Town, where you can walk through a preserved 18th century village. 

Greenbelt White Trail (Southern)

ROCKLAND AVENUE NEAR BRIELLE AVENUE (MID-WAY TRAILHEAD) OR RICHMOND ROAD NEAR REIDEL AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 7.6 miles 
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate 
Other Details: Connects to Great Kills Park of the Gateway National Park System Service. 

Greenbelt Yellow Trail (Southwest Trailhead)

RICHMOND AVENUE & FOREST HILL ROAD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: La Tourette Parks & Golf Course 
Length: 8.0 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult 
Other Details: Traverses the entire Greenbelt from its Northeast corner in the community of Todt Hill to its Southwest corner in New Springville; access Moses' Mountain at Rockland Avenue and Manor Road behind bus stop. 

Gretta Moulton Trail/Green Trail

200 FEET AHEAD OF PARKING LOT AT THE TERMINUS OF NEVADA AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: High Rock Park 
Length: 0.75 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: The trail head of this circular trail is off the High Rock Park access road near the Nevada Avenue entrance. The hike takes you along kettle ponds and knobs, formations characteristic of terminal moraine topography. The upland forest includes a patch of persimmon trees. The trail is also known as the Gretta Moulton Trail in honor of an ardent Greenbelt supporter. Bathrooms nearby. 

High Rock Park Lavender Trail

200 FEET AHEAD OF PARKING LOT AT THE TERMINUS OF NEVADA AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: High Rock Park 
Length: 0.25 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Jewelweed, skunk cabbage, and various grasses and water plants can be seen, along with black water snakes, snapping turtles, and spring peepers. Bathrooms nearby. 

Inwood Hill Park Hiking Trail

CHECK OUT OUR INWOOD HILL TRAILS PAGE FOR A MAP FEATURING ENTRANCES AND DIRECTIONS TO SCENIC LOCATIONS. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Inwood Hill Park 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: Take a step back in time and imagine Manhattan as a forest grove of tulip trees, oaks, and maples. Inwood Hill Park's marked scenic sites or historic highlights trail will lead you to the top of the hill, where the park's oldest trees—two Cottonwoods planted before the park was established—still live. 

John Kieran Trail

ENTER AT GOLF COURSE VIA VAN CORTLANDT PARK SOUTH AND BAILEY AVENUE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.25 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Maps are available at the Van Cortlandt Nature Center. Named in 1988 for the famed naturalist and newspaperman, this trail journeys through the park's lake area and freshwater wetlands, passing Tibbet's Brook via a wooden bridge perfect for birding, and forms a loop with the Parade Ground. 

John Muir Trail

ENTER EITHER AT BROADWAY & MOSHOLU AVENUE OR VAN CORTLANDT PARK EAST & ONEIDA AVENUE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Van Cortlandt Park 
Length: 1.5 miles 
Difficulty: Moderate 
Other Details: Travel through three ecologically distinct forests on this 1.5 mile route, the only trail in Van Cortlandt Park to traverse the park from east to west. The trail will lead you through park's Northeast Forest, home to red oak, sweetgum, and tulip trees, as well as a frog-filled marsh; the Croton Woods and its sugar maple and hickory trees, as well as the Old Croton Aqueduct; and the hilly Northwest Forest, home to stately tulip, oak, and hickory trees. 

Kazimiroff Trail

HUNTER ISLAND (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Pelham Bay Park 
Other Details: Leave the city far behind on the Kazimiroff Nature Trail, which provides self-guided long and short loop paths around 189-acre Hunter Island, leading visitors along the island’s wetland border, through its interior forest, and onto the shore of beautiful Orchard Beach. 

Long Pond Trail

PAGE AVENUE & EUGENE STREET (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Long Pond Park 
Length: 1.5 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 

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