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Bon Appetit! Thanksgiving in Parks

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, a celebration of the harvest, and a history of shared Native American and European heritage. Most of all, it’s fun! Parks come alive in November with walks, tours, cooking, and the bounties of the season.

Thanksgiving Events

Friday, November 23, 2018

Nov23

Black Friday Hike: The Alley Giant

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Alley Giant—a tulip tree—is the tallest and oldest living organism in the city. It is estimated to be between 350 and 450 years of age. Come meet a tree older than the United States
Free!

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Nov23

Black Friday Hike: Central Park South to North Hike

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get outside and have your walking shoes ready as the Urban Park Rangers hike with you through iconic and natural areas throughout Central Park.
Free!

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Nov23

Black Friday Hike: Greenbelt

at LaTourette Park Parking Lot

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City on the Greenbelt's White Trail.
Free!

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Nov23

Black Friday Hike: Prospect Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Step back in time with a walk through Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest.
Free!

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Nov23

Black Friday Hike: Northwest Woods

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us and obverse how the flora and fauna change while we pass through these varied ecosystems.
Free!

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Nov23

Black Friday Hike: Hunter Island Hike

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

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. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced on rugged terrain.
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