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Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

Saturday, June 9, 2018

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

This event repeats every 2 weeks on Saturday between 6/9/2018 and 6/23/2018.

Take a hike through the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees – from seeds and leaves to logs – contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community. Learn about the landscapes and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meet: Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required.  Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Location

Chess & Checkers House in Central Park Accessible
Manhattan
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Location Details:
Chess & Checkers House (Mid-Park at 64th Street)

Cost

Free | Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 310-6600

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Education, Nature, Tours

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