Urban Park Rangers: Hiking

Put on your hiking boots and explore NYC’s hidden gems! Join our Urban Park Rangers as we discover lakes, forests, streams, and hundreds of miles of nature trails.

Urban Park Rangers: Hiking Events

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from October 4, 2022 to November 20, 2022

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Oct 9

Discovery Hike: Urban Forest

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they guide you through the city’s very own forest. Learn about the importance and benefits of trees in urban areas in this immersive nature walk.
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Great Trees of High Rock Park

at Nevada Avenue Parking Lot (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Celebrate City of Forest Day with NYC Parks. High Rock Park features a variety of beautiful tree species. Learn ways to identify these trees during the changing season.
Free!

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Forest Park Super Hike

at The Overlook (in Forest Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate City of Forest Day with NYC Parks. Soak up the vast adventure the park has to offer as we explore its history, flora and fauna.
Free!

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Forest Ecology Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate City of Forest Day with NYC Parks. Hike through Inwood Hill Park and identify the many magnificent and old trees in the park.
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Hike: Decomposers and Scavengers

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Understand the role that scavengers and decomposers play in the ecosystem and why they are so vital to the health of our forests and urban parks!
Free!

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Forest Meditation Hike

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Celebrate City of Forest Day with NYC Parks. Forest meditation allows you to slow down and become immersed in nature.
Free!

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Tree ID Scavenger Hunt

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate City of Forest Day with NYC Parks. Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn how to identify the species of trees and attempt to find them all!
Free!

Oct15

Hispanic Heritage Month: Washington Heights History Hike

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Rangers on a walking tour of the historic neighborhood and parks of Washington Heights.
Free!

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Oct23

Fall Foliage Hike

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the nature of McCarren Park on a colorful autumn hike with the Urban Park Rangers. We will take in the scenic views of autumn while learning how to identify some of the foliage
Free!

Oct23

Fall Foliage Hike

at Entrance - West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Rangers on a fall tradition as we hike to through the Forever Wild preserve of Central Park's North Woods beneath a canopy of fall colors.
Free!

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