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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 19, 2018 to May 28, 2018
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Winter Forest Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike in search of animal tracks, tapping woodpeckers, and other wonders of the winter forest.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb22

Paper Crafting

at Greenbelt Headquarters (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hike to identify a few local trees, then create winter-inspired paper artwork! Ages 8+.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Forest Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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

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!

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

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