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 12 events
from October 1, 2020 to October 25, 2020
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Oct 3

Fall Bird Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds as they thrive in the Island’s restored habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Birding: Birds of Prey

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Oct 4

Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On this tour, you will learn about the different birds found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 4

Birding: Fall Migrants

at Arch at Grand Army Plaza (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The early bird catches the worm! Join the Urban Park Rangers on this morning birding tour as we look for fall migrants.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Oct 7

Hudson River Virtual Walks

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live with HRPK’s River Project to enjoy virtual programs and connect with the Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary. Discover HRPK’s dynamic shoreline with guided tours!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 9, 2020

Oct 9

Woodlands and Waterfowl: White Trail to Willowbrook Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a meander along with White Trail through one of the Greenbelt’s oldest stand of trees. It’s a great time to look for seasonal migrants, and we are sure to see some waterfowl in the lake.
Category: Birding, Nature, Seniors, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Oct11

Birding: Fall Migrants

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see fall migratory birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct11

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This two-mile round-trip paddle is a chance to explore the creeks and shorelines of Freshkills Park and experience the wildlife while the site is closed to the public.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Oct14

Natural Areas Tour – Explore the Salt Marsh!

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy views of beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Oct18

Bird Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public. On this tour, you will learn about the different birds found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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