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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 19 events
from May 27, 2018 to August 7, 2018
with keyword/phrase “hike” (x)

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods 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.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods 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.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 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, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jun 2

National Trails Day: Pat Dolan Trail (Moderate)

at Park Drive East and 73rd Terrace (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on National Trails Day on this moderate hike along The Pat Dolan Trail.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking, National Trails Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 2

National Trails Day Hike: Inwood Hill Park (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a hike through Manhattan's last remaining natural forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking, National Trails Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 2

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods 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!

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

The New York City Naturalist Club: World Environment Day

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Ahead of World Environment Day, join our park Rangers on a hike through Central Park as we discuss ways participants can continue to be conscious of their environment.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Jun 5

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

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

8:15 p.m.9:30 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, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

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!

Jun 9

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Staten Island Boulevard and Shields Place (in Deere Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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