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Urban Park Rangers: Outdoor Skills

Be prepared for anything! Learn tips and tricks for navigating and surviving in the wild from our expert Urban Park Rangers.

A park ranger holds up a peregrine falcon

Urban Park Rangers: Celebrating 40 Years
Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Urban Park Rangers this year by joining us on more Ranger programs for families, outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs, and more! 

Urban Park Rangers: Outdoor Skills Events

Saturday, December 14, 2019


Explorer's Club: Navigating the Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to use the night sky as a map by identifying key stars and constellations and earn a navigation stamp.

Sunday, December 22, 2019


Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Henshaw Street & Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

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