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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.

Viewing 141–150 out of 352 events
from September 20, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Hawk Watch at Moses Mountain

at Rockland Road and Meisner Avenue, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
It's possible to see red-tailed hawks, falcons, osprey, red-shouldered hawks, and more on this trip!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Fort Greene Park Tree Trail Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers as they take you on a tree walk through Fort Greene Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Discovery Walk for Families: PARKitecture

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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

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!

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