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

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Apr 8

CANCELLED: Central Park's Open Birding Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Drop by the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and watch for migratory birds during peak migration season! Ideal for beginning birders and families, Open Birding provides an opportunity to bird…
Free!

Friday, April 10, 2020

Apr10

CANCELLED: Van Cortlandt Park Trail Maintenance Hike

at Allen Shandler Rec Area (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Excited for Spring? Experience the blooming buds, chirping chickadees, and warm weather by joining NYC Parks Stewardship and the Natural Areas Conservancy on a trail maintenance hike!
Free!

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Apr11

CANCELLED: The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Monday, April 13, 2020

Apr13

CANCELLED: Central Park's Discovery Walk for Families: Shakespeare Garden

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your whole family for a guided walk through Shakespeare Garden, which features flowers included in the writer’s great works. Learn about the architecture, landscapes,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Apr15

CANCELLED: Central Park's Open Birding Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Drop by the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and watch for migratory birds during peak migration season! Ideal for beginning birders and families, Open Birding provides an opportunity to bird…
Free!

Apr15

CANCELLED: Central Park's Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Apr16

CANCELLED: The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Apr18

CANCELLED: Central Park's Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Apr21

CANCELLED: The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Apr26

CANCELLED: The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Saturday, May 9, 2020

May 9

CANCELLED: The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Saturday, May 16, 2020

May16

Central Park's Discovery Walk for Families: Shakespeare Garden

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your whole family for a guided walk through Shakespeare Garden, which features flowers included in the writer’s great works. Learn about the architecture, landscapes,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

May19

The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Thursday, May 21, 2020

May21

The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Saturday, May 23, 2020

May23

Central Park's Discovery Walk for Families: Shakespeare Garden

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your whole family for a guided walk through Shakespeare Garden, which features flowers included in the writer’s great works. Learn about the architecture, landscapes,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 29, 2020

May29

The North Woods Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City to the benefit of wildlife and human visitors alike. Tour…

Saturday, May 30, 2020

May30

Central Park's Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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