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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.

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from September 26, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect to the natural world, and bond with our families through overnight camping experiences.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Oct 8

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

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

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Catch the fall migration at this bird-watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars are recommended.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 8

Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of bird species and their behaviors on these captivating walks.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Oct 8

Birding: Fall Migration

at Dyckman Street and Broadway

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct 8

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 8

Discovery Walks for Families: Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of Central Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 8

Deer Exploration Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Trek through this part of the Staten Island Greenbelt with the Urban Park Rangers, as we explore where deer roam through our city.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 8

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Family Nature Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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