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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 81–90 out of 478 events
from May 20, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May31

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!

May31

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

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

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat

at The High Line, Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
Tour the High Line with horticulturist and resident wildlife expert, Maryanne Stubbs.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 2

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!

Jun 2

Horseshoe Crab Walk

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
In May and June, horseshoe crabs visit our shores to lay eggs. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jun 2

Family Art Project: A Turtle’s Pace

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Marvel at the beautiful patterns that cover the protective shell of the local box turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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