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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 5 events
from August 27, 2016 to September 24, 2016
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

Medicinal Plants Hike (Light)

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks, and teach you about medicinal plants in the area.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join us for an end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park in search of flying nocturnal mosquito-eaters—bats!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep11

Thomas Jefferson Park to Randall's Island Hike (Moderate)

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy the urban wildlife and landscaping of Thomas Jefferson Park, then journey along the greenway to Randall’s Island to explore the salt marshes and waterside views of the city.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep17

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

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

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.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep24

Night Hike (Light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 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.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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