In New York, you're always a moment away from history. Explore historic houses and New York City's greatest parks through free and low-cost local tours. Expert tour guides will lead you through some of our most impressive public spaces, sharing their insights on topics ranging from history, to nature, to environmental sustainability. Educational tours geared towards children are also regularly available throughout the year.

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Sunday, March 14, 2021


Women's History Month: Gravesend Cemetery Tour

at Gravesend CemeteryBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this historic tour of Gravesend Cemetery and learn about Lady Deborah Moody and her connections to Gravesend.

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Sunday, March 21, 2021


Historic New York: Nature and Design of Prospect Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walking tour at Prospect Park.

Saturday, March 27, 2021


Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past.

Sunday, March 28, 2021


Nature Exploration: Clove Lakes Park

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Registration is required.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021


Facebook Live! Nature Walk at Freshkills Park

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Freshkills Park was once the site of the world’s largest landfill and is currently becoming a 2200-acre park, scheduled to be completed in 2036. Freshkills Park staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public.

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