Hiking

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Enjoy New York City’s great outdoors on these guided hikes through our parks. Hiking is a great way to get active and reduce stress while exploring the city. Discover the natural beauty, wildlife, history, and architectural beauty of our parklands with our Urban Park Rangers and other nature exploration groups. If you’re looking to explore on your own, visit our Hiking Trails page to find some of the best hiking trails across New York City.

Hiking Events

Saturday, May 15, 2021

May15

Waterfront Meditation Hike

at 43rd Street and 1st Avenue (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This hike will take you through some quiet areas inside the park and allow the participant to disconnect from stress and clear their mind.
Free!

Sunday, May 16, 2021

May16

Nature Exploration: Captain Tilly Park

at Chapin Parkway and 85th Avenue (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On this moderately-paced hike, discover the nature of Captain Tilly Park. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots.
Free!

Saturday, May 22, 2021

May22

Nature Meditation Walk

at Poppenhusen Avenue and 119th Street (in Hermon A. MacNeil Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This hike will take you through some quiet areas inside the park and allow the participant to disconnect from stress and clear their mind.
Free!

May22

Prospect Park Super Hike

at Park Circle (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This lengthy hike features Prospect Park's highlights and natural history.
Free!

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

May29

Spring Scavenger Hunt

at Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Stretch out the winter wearies with a hike through Calvert Vaux Park in search of buds, blooms, birds, and other signs of spring.
Free!

May29

Nature Exploration: Bayswater Park

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join the Urban Park Rangers for a journey through this unusual coastal environment which includes elements of shoreline, maritime forests, and more.
Free!

Sunday, May 30, 2021

May30

Nature Exploration: Northwest Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the forest from the perspective of a naturalist as you walk with the Urban Park Rangers in Van Cortlandt Park's Northwest Woods.
Free!

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