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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 10 events
from June 23, 2018 to July 28, 2018
in Hiking (x) category

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

Tree ID Hike (Light)

at 85th Avenue and 165th Street (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 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, Hiking
Free!

Friday, July 6, 2018

Jul 6

Forest Friday Discovery Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Get acquainted with the sights, scents, and sounds of the forest. From scurrying squirrels to fluttering butterflies, it is all amazing! For families with children ages 3-7 years. Hike…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Trail of the Month Hike: Red, White and Blue Trails

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center, and celebrate this season of independence as we navigate our way on a long fast-paced hike through the Red, White and Blue trails.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for geocaching at Prospect Park. Use your smartphone's GPS and camera to search for special "Natural Treasure" caches hidden by the park rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jul10

Greenbelt on the Go: Morning Hikes for Adults in Green Spaces throughout Staten Island

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a weekly leisurely walk through our different parks on Tuesdays in July and August.
Category: Nature, Seniors, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul14

Saturday Morning Walk

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Education staff for a summer morning hike through the central Greenbelt to Buttonbush Swamp and back. Ages 8+.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

Nature Exploration Hike

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jul22

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced on rugged terrain. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, bring water and pack a light snack.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Prospect Park Super Hike (Moderate)

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Our moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jul28

Trees of Central Park Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a hike with the Rangers and discover how trees contribute to the health of an urban park woodland. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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