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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 16 events
from November 20, 2017 to December 25, 2017
in Hiking (x) category

Friday, November 24, 2017

Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Nature Exploration (Moderate)

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Post Thanksgiving Day Hike: Staten Island's North Shore 'Greenbelt'

at Franklin Avenue at Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Burn off some Turkey Day calories! Explore some of Staten Island's North Shore natural areas on this post Thanksgiving Day hike.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, It's My Park, Thanksgiving, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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Nov24

14th Annual Day After Thanksgiving Hike

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for a 2.5 hours hike through the Greenbelt's serene woods.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Central Park South to North Hike

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get outside and have your walking shoes ready as the Urban Park Rangers hike with you through iconic and natural areas throughout Central Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Post-Thanksgiving Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Instead of waiting on lines, opt outside and join the Urban Park Rangers through a vigorous hike on the White Trail. Vigorous hikes feature long distances and occasionally, uneven terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Hunter Island Hike (Moderate)

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

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. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: The Midwood Trail

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Step back in time with a walk through Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Nov25

Deer Exploration Hike

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe seven see these majestic animals.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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Nov25

Fall Foliage Photography Hike

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Inwood Hill Park during the golden hour before sunset.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Dec 3

Winter Tree ID Hike (Light)

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

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!

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