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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 1–10 out of 15 events
from August 16, 2018 to September 29, 2018
in Hiking (x) category

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Aug19

Forest Park Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This extensive hike of Forest Park highlights the hiking trails of Forest Park. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, packing a light snack, and bringing water.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Aug19

Medicinal Plants Hike

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks, and teach you about medicinal plants in the area.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Aug22

Community Days at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 24, 2018

Aug24

Greenbelt on the Go: Bat Hike!

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Children ages 7 and older can learn about bats on this nighttime hike! Find out what they eat, how they catch prey, and understand more about these creatures of the night.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

Historic New York: Orchard Beach

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Orchard Beach has a rich and significant history dating back to The Great Depression. Take a journey through time and learn about Orchard Beach past and present.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Aug29

Community Days at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy Conference House Park’s newest community space: the new patio garden.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sep 8

Animal of the Month Club: Butterflies

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we search for monarchs, cabbage whites, tiger swallowtails and other species of butterflies.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sep 9

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at West 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Water is life! Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York City's oldest standing bridge(completed in 1848) brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan.
Category: History, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Sep 9

Tree ID Hike

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This hike is of light intensity, featuring a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths and an introduction to tree identification.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Sep16

Nature Discovery: Pond Life

at Green-Wood Cemetery at 25th StreetBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get hands-on in our pond, using dip nets to comb the pond and learn all about these species.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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