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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 7 events
from December 5, 2016 to January 8, 2017
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dec11

Winter Wonderland Hike (Vigorous)

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park will be decorated for the holidays, so be sure to bring your camera.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Dec11

Trail of the Month: William T. Davis Trail and New Springville Greenway.

at Native Plant Center, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Beginning at the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge, take a short loop walk on the Pink Trail, then proceed along the New Springville Greenway.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec11

Deer Exploration Hike

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots as we explore the park for one of Staten Island's most popular residents—white-tailed deer!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Dec18

Ranger's Choice: Forest Park Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Forest Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This extensive one-way hike highlights Forest Park's history and its surrounding neighborhoods of Kew Gardens, Glendale, Richmond Hill, and Woodhaven.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dec31

Arts, Culture & Fun: Central Park in the Movies

at Pulitzer Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park. Hike along some of the pathways of lower Central Park to see where some of these iconic films were made.
Category: History
Free!

Dec31

Arts, Culture & Fun: Central Park in the Movies Hike

at Pulitzer Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Urban Park Rangers, Arts, Culture & Fun presents Central Park in the Movies! Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park. Hike along some…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Film, History, Talks, Seniors, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jan 8

Trail of the Month: Nature Center Trail

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kick off the 2017 Trail of the Month hiking series with an easy, introductory, one-mile hike around the Nature Center trail.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

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