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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 1–10 out of 20 events
from January 16, 2018 to February 24, 2018
in Hiking (x) category

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Jan21

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use provided maps and compasses to locate hidden markers in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Jan27

Forest Park Trail Work

at Metropolitan Ave & Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Forest Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

Jan27

Winter Super Hike

at East 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Jan28

Winter Tree ID (Light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll with the Urban Park Rangers while learning how to identify a tree in the winter by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Feb 4

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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. Vigorous hikes are longer with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Feb 4

Nature Exploration Hike (Light)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Our light hikes are leisurely strolls on mostly paved paths.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 4

Birding: Winter Waterfowl (Light)

at West 90th Street and Central Park West

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs sare appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Feb10

Nature Exploration (Moderate)

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island 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. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced walks on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Feb10

Night Hike (Light)

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Feb11

Ranger's Choice: George Wahington's Journey (Advanced)

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
George Washington was our nation's first president. During his time as commander-in-chief, he was well traveled through our city. Learn of George Washington's travels through Long Island.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

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