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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 16 events
from February 23, 2018 to May 28, 2018
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Feb24

Rangers' Choice: Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will discuss history and nocturnal wildlife on this night hike ending at Belvedere Castle. Please note: Registration is required.
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Mar 4

Hunter Island Night Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Owls, deer coyotes, and raccoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home. Join the Rangers for this rare winter night hike. Registration is Required.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mar11

Trail of the Month: Pouch Camp Easement

at Visitors Parking Lot, Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover Pouch Camp on this last winter hike.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Mar11

Nocturnal Hike (Light)

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
What lurks around at night? Find out as the Urban Park Rangers lead a hike through Flushing Meadows Corona Park under the cover of darkness.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mar20

Spring Equinox Salamander Sleuth Hike

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids and families can identify, track, and document the unique salamander species that call the Central Greenbelt home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Mar24

The Pelham Bay Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mar25

Women's History Month: Anne Hutchinson

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our park rangers will lead the way on this hike to Split Rock, highlighting the life and death of Anne Hutchinson, a key figure in the development of religious freedom in the English American colonies.
Category: History, Women's History Month, Hiking
Free!

Mar25

Scavenger Hunt Hike (Light)

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

Early Spring Hike (Moderate)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Mar25

Fun with Phenology Hike & Intro to iNaturalist

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Look at plants and trees at different stages of bloom on a short hike, and learn how to document your findings through pheno photos.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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