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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 221–230 out of 512 events
from April 27, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Friday, May 25, 2018

May25

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May25

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required. Registration opens on May 16.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May26

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

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

May26

Spring Fungus Walk with Expert Mycologist Paul Sadowski

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a slide presentation on The Role of Fungi in Forest Succession in the Post-Glacial Periods, followed by a hike through the forest.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May26

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Ranger's Choice: Prospect Park Nature and History Bike Tour

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bike through Prospect Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring. Participants should bring their own bike and helmet. Registration is required. Registration opens on May 16.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May26

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Wolfe's Pond for a chance to view and learn more about the Great Blue Heron, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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