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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 10 events
from June 19, 2018 to August 7, 2018
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun21

Nature at Night

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for an evening hike to see, hear and learn about the mysterious urban wildlife in Prospect Park. Enjoy live music for our pre-hike happy hour.
Category: Nature

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun23

Tree ID Hike (Light)

at 85th Avenue and 165th Street (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Jul 3

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

Nature Exploration Hike

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

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, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jul22

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced on rugged terrain. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, bring water and pack a light snack.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Prospect Park Super Hike (Moderate)

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Our moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jul28

Trees of Central Park Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a hike with the Rangers and discover how trees contribute to the health of an urban park woodland. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Jul29

Historic New York: The High Bridge

at 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York Citry's oldest standing bridge actually brought water to Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug 7

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative. Please bring a headlamp or flashlight. Program suitable for…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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